Projects Awarded

Africa

Below is a sample of some of the projects which UWC students have made a difference in Africa with GoMakeADifference’s support.

  • Go with the flow, PeriodNairobi, Kenya(2019)

    This project is on reaching out to the silent necessities of menstruating homeless women and girls.

    Genre: Healthcare | Lead Name: Elizabeth Kako Gimba

  • Child Marriage and HIV/AIDS awarenessMogovolas and Mecuburi, Mozambique(2019)

    Give awareness about child marriage and HIV/AIDS to young girls

    Genre: Healthcare | Lead Name: Geraldo António Sibinde

  • Bloom ClassroomMitundu, Malawi(2019)

    Renovation of classrooms in local Primary Schools in Mitundu to provide a better learning environment

    Genre: Renovation | Lead Name: Ulele Noella Kachilele

  • Adriatic CupLimpopo province, South Africa(2019)

    Empowering 1000 teenage girls from rural areas by providing them with reusable menstrual cups.

    Genre: Healthcare | Lead Name: Julie Tilling Niemann & Etumu Mavie Schoster

  • A better KadongoWakiso District, Uganda(2019)

    Providing a more conducive environment to learn by refurbishing the classroom block at Kadongo.

    Genre: Renovation | Lead Name: Ndagire Mercy Ritrisha Morella

  • Metsi Arona (Our Water)Mahalapye, Botswana(2018)

    This student-led initiative aims to reduce water insecurity within a small village in Mahalapye, Botswana through the provision of Ceramic Water Filters and workshops educating the residents regarding the importance of water sanitation.

    Genre: Water Supply | Lead Name: Vanessa Meyer & Tinaye Mawocha

  • Revitalizing the Extraordinary Seeds of SwazilandMotjane, Swaziland(2018)

    This project involves implementing a sustainable agricultural plot for the Motjane Hope House orphanage in Swaziland to fulfill their needs for basic needs such as nutrition for the Motjane community, which comprises of approximately 150 children.

    Genre: Agriculture | Lead Name: Vanessa Chonyera & Angelo Kristian Dumaraog

  • CathuloLetibovuNkambeni, Swaziland(2018)

    This project is aimed at helping young women in Swaziland who are unable to attend classes because they are menstruating. Along receiving sanitary wear, they will receive a pair of school shoes to also symbolize a continual journey of education.

    Genre: Education and Health | Lead Name: Nomonde Nyathi & Phuthumile Nxumalo

  • Keep it FlowingHawane, Swaziland(2018)

    Supplying clean, flowing water in two preschools in Hawane, Swaziland. They have no water supply. Children of the school have to travel far to obtain water which may not be clean. We will install taps and filters for effective and clean water supply.

    Genre: Water Supply | Lead Name: Sparsh Gautam & Vishal Navin

  • Volleyball RevolutionLuanda, Angola(2018)

    Volleyball Revolution is a sport social project created to maximize the MTA impact on its players’ lives and on Angolan society. MTA players will receive a unique life skill training opportunity to face their life challenges in a revolutionary way.

    Genre: Sports/Social | Lead Name: Cecília Gomes