Middle East & North Africa
Below is a sample of some of the projects which UWC students have made a difference in the Middle East & North Africa with GoMakeADifference’s support.
Local Issues Forum — District Ghizer, Pakistan – (2016)
Noor Bib, Mehrun Nisa and Anila Bano worked together to establish the Local Issues Forum (LIS) and the Educational Space Outside Classroom (ESOC) program. They encouraged young people from across District Ghizer (Gilgit- Baltistan Pakistan) to make presentations about important local issues to help spread awareness and provide a valuable learning experience for local students.
Yemen Gap Year — Yemen, Middle East – (2009)
To gain an understanding of Arabic Culture. To teach language, social skills, history and music and to further enable citizens to recognise a wider context in the world.
Baladna Project — Southern Region, Jordan – (2007)
Encourage youth participation in politics, fight for reconition of environmental issues and establish local environmental organizations.
Project Co-operation — Galilee, Israel – (2001)
Breakdown traditional prejudices by bringing together neighbouring cultures (Arab and Jweish) into one summer camp to facilitate coexistence.