Grants will be given to projects that demonstrate that they can make a difference.
2019 Awards List
Once again UWC students have impressed us and the quality of 2019 projects is fantastically high. GoMakeADifference is delighted to announce it will be supporting 31 projects run by UWC students living the UWC mission after they graduate this summer. UWC students will be making a difference in Africa, Asia, Americas, Middle East and Europe throughout 2019. The total value of grants awarded for 2019 is $31,000.
Each of the 17 UWC schools and colleges is represented across the 31 projects.
Below are students from Waterford Kamhlaba UWC and UWC Red Cross Nordic receiving their certificates in recognition of their successful project awards.
Here at GoMakeADifference we can't wait to see the end of project reports from UWC projects leaders on how their projects were delivered. It is great to hear from the students, what worked, what was a success, what they learned and what they would have done differently if they had their time again. The reports provide motivation to future students thinking of applying to make a difference. We wish you well!
As always we would like to thank the local UWC school/college coordinators for everything they do in promoting the award scheme and for everyone applying.
Hopefully 2020 UWC graduating students will be inspired by these initiatives and will start to think about how they can make a difference in the near future and as Jill says “live the UWC mission!”
|Project Title||Project Leader(s)||College(s)||Project Location|
|Project Title: Helping blocked migrants in Spain||Project Leader(s): Pablo Chabalier||College: UWC Mostar||Project Location: Bilbao or Madrid, Spain|
|Project Title: Life After Ebola (LAE)||Project Leader(s): Martha Tondoneh & Victoria Martha Thorpe||College: UWC Changshu China & UWC Maastricht||Project Location: Kono and Kenema, Sierra Leone|
|Project Title: Dosage of Hope||Project Leader(s): Seraj & Yunlan Li||College: UWC Atlantic College||Project Location: Baalbeck, Lebanon|
|Project Title: Decolonizing Education System in YDC in Lithuania||Project Leader(s): Ieva Mackute||College: UWC USA||Project Location: Kaunas, Lithuania|
|Project Title: Sakha Live: Keeping Them In School||Project Leader(s): Thandolwethu||College: UWC Red Cross Nordic||Project Location: Manzini, Eswatini|
|Project Title: Umliba-The Future of Eswatini's youth||Project Leader(s): Temazulu Zulu & Bongiswa Dlamini||College: UWC USA & UWC Dilijan||Project Location: Hhohho, Eswatini|
|Project Title: Greenlijan||Project Leader(s): Mikayel Kamendatyan & Albert Ananyan||College: UWC Dilijan||Project Location: Dilijan, Tavush Region, Armenia|
|Project Title: Rujište Afforestation||Project Leader(s): Katinka Rokkjær Ødegaard & Hannah Grace Klemmensen||College: UWC Mostar||Project Location: Rujište & Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Project Title: 69 países||Project Leader(s): Angel Benjamín Pérez Camargo||College: UWC Thailand||Project Location: Mexico City, Mexico|
|Project Title: Vahombey Project - Giving the 'world' to Bekitro||Project Leader(s): Jullian Karel Androkae||College: UWC Changshu China||Project Location: Bekitro, Androy, Madagascar|
|Project Title: Child Marriage and HIV/AIDS awareness||Project Leader(s): Geraldo António Sibinde||College: UWC Costa Rica||Project Location: Mogovolas and Mecuburi, Mozambique|
|Project Title: Bloom Classroom||Project Leader(s): Ulele Noella Kachilele||College: Li Po Chun UWC||Project Location: Mitundu, Malawi|
|Project Title: In a Pickle Situation||Project Leader(s): Khushi Mehta & Akshita Jaswal||College: UWC Mahindra College||Project Location: Pune, Maharashtra, India|
|Project Title: “Na Amish Le Mederesha”, “Let us go to school”||Project Leader(s): Peter Micah & Boboya Emmanuel||College: UWC Adriatic||Project Location: Juba, South Sudan|
|Project Title: IFP Russia||Project Leader(s): Anna Donova||College: UWC South East Asia||Project Location: Rostov on Don, Russia|
|Project Title: Lift for Life||Project Leader(s): Esther-Gail Fraser||College: Li Po Chun UWC||Project Location: Kingston, Jamaica|
|Project Title: Adriatic Cup||Project Leader(s): Julie Tilling Niemann & Etumu Mavie Schoster||College: UWC Adriatic||Project Location: Limpopo province, South Africa|
|Project Title: Goggles for Muggles||Project Leader(s): Grace Niu & Mint Kewalin||College: Li Po Chun UWC||Project Location: Bangkok, Thailand|
|Project Title: Initiative for Peace - Denmark||Project Leader(s): Casper Øhlers & Anna Donova||College: UWC South East Asia||Project Location: Roskilde, Denmark|
|Project Title: Go with the flow, Period||Project Leader(s): Elizabeth Kako Gimba||College: UWC Robert Bosch College||Project Location: Nairobi, Kenya|
|Project Title: The Innovation Center||Project Leader(s): Sara Wagner & Liva Araka||College: UWC Red Cross Nordic||Project Location: Sakyikrom, Ghana|
|Project Title: A better Kadongo||Project Leader(s): Ndagire Mercy Ritrisha Morella||College: UWC Adriatic||Project Location: Wakiso District, Uganda|
|Project Title: The Female Humans of War||Project Leader(s): Hala Murad||College: UWC Adriatic||Project Location: Ensdorf, Germany|
|Project Title: Sanitation for Education||Project Leader(s): Nicolas Barboza & Aristide Sekarambi||College: UWC Red Cross Nordic||Project Location: Nsawam-Adoagyiri District, Eastern Region, Ghana|
|Project Title: Favouring the integration of drug addcted orphans in Morocco||Project Leader(s): Fatima Zahra El Maliani & Wiktoria Grzech||College: UWC Adriatic||Project Location: Casablanca, Morocco|
|Project Title: A Space Devoted to Diversity||Project Leader(s): Viktoria Jorde Hellebø & Vilmine Marie Wilberg||College: UWC Mahindra College & UWC Adriatic||Project Location: Follo, Norway|
|Project Title: Project Jipende (Project Self-love)||Project Leader(s): Kamene Mang'oka & Aisha Yusuf||College: Pearson College UWC||Project Location: Nairobi, Kenya|
|Project Title: Activity Friend||Project Leader(s): Sindre Iversen Carlsen & Siena James||College: UWC Atlantic College||Project Location: Cardiff, Wales|
|Project Title: Youthganda||Project Leader(s): Patrick Wilson Oketcho & Jo Saito||College: UWC Atlantic College||Project Location: Tororo, Uganda|
|Project Title: Phones4Refugees||Project Leader(s): Tom Pugh||College: UWC Atlantic College||Project Location: England, UK|
|Project Title: Rise empowering youth||Project Leader(s): Alicia Barker-Åström &Leah Caterina Gaspari||College: Waterford Kamhlaba UWC||Project Location: Mbabane,Eswatini|
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— Plant a Tree, Nepal, 2011