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, Period — Nairobi, Kenya – (2019)
This project is on reaching out to the silent necessities of menstruating homeless women and girls.
Child Marriage and HIV/AIDS awareness — Mogovolas and Mecuburi, Mozambique – (2019)
Give awareness about child marriage and HIV/AIDS to young girls
Bloom Classroom — Mitundu, Malawi – (2019)
Renovation of classrooms in local Primary Schools in Mitundu to provide a better learning environment
Adriatic Cup — Limpopo province, South Africa – (2019)
Empowering 1000 teenage girls from rural areas by providing them with reusable menstrual cups.
A better Kadongo — Wakiso District, Uganda – (2019)
Providing a more conducive environment to learn by refurbishing the classroom block at Kadongo.
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.
Revitalizing the Extraordinary Seeds of Swaziland — Motjane, 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.
CathuloLetibovu — Nkambeni, 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.
Keep it Flowing — Hawane, 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.
Volleyball Revolution — Luanda, 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.