Projects Awarded


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

  • Creating a Sustainable NaijaAbuja, Nigeria(2017)

    This project seeks to introduce the practice of recycling to Nigerian cities as a solution to the hygiene challenges in these cities and as a way to care for the environment and promote sustainability through youth involvement and public awareness.

    Genre: Environment | Lead Name: Melie Ekunno

  • Save Village Teens Tororo ProjectTororo, Uganda(2017)

    A project to fight teenage pregnancies, marriages, and early child-parenthood in rural parts of Tororo, Uganda.

    Genre: Health and Education | Lead Name: Abbo Jackline & Mariasofia Zanoni

  • I Am MalawiMalawi, (2017)

    The project is about youth empowerment and development. Give the youth access to information by providing internet services in the workshops, and also promoting entrepreneurship by teaching skills such as sewing.

    Genre: Education | Lead Name:

  • Inspiration For HerSierra Leone, (2017)

    Inspiration for Her is gearing towards organizing conferences for girls on the general theme "BREAKING THE BARRIERS TO GIRL CHILD EDUCATION" discussed on various sub topics. Ending with giving scholarships and school materials to promising girls.

    Genre: Education | Lead Name: Nelson McEwen & Hoody Abdul Ballah Kargbo

  • Adriatic Aid – Reaching out to KiberaNairobi, Kenya(2017)

    This project intended to reach out to children in primary schools in Kibera as a means of targeting a larger population by supplying them with water purifying chemicals and basic scholastic materials.

    Genre: Education | Lead Name: Ahmed Faiz Hassan Hussein, Anguyo Augustine & Michael Modi

  • Girl Empowerment SwazilandSwaziland, (2017)

    Girl Empowerment Swaziland is evoking the untapped focus on the average girl in Swaziland. Engaging the youth of Swazi girls in a hive of activities that is eye-opening for communities on the benefits that come with supported girls.

    Genre: Education | Lead Name: Stella Dlamini & Sitsandziwe Simelane

  • Boldly Taking ActionMaseru, Lesotho(2017)

    A two month initiative to feed patients receiving HIV treatment at a local hospital/clinic in the rural areas of Lesotho and the production of a documentary to advocate to the government for the free provision of a balanced meal for patients.

    Genre: Health | Lead Name: Desire Uwera & Ketsitseng Tsolo

  • Joy In ActionBondoukuy, Burkina Faso(2017)

    Provided baskets of toiletries and nutritious cereal to fight against malnutrition. Distributed 21 mosquito nets and 1000 condoms to fight against undesired pregnancies and malaria. Contributed to sanitation by building 3 public latrines.

    Genre: Health | Lead Name: Bamouni Landry Bertrand & Joseph Brew

  • Solar SaloneBo, Sierra Leone(2017)

    Provided sustainable and reliable solar panels for boarding school students who are affected by power shortage in Sierra Leone and prospective future leaders. Helping increase the grades of the students by increasing their study time through solar panels.

    Genre: Technology and Education | Lead Name: Abubakarr Sidique Konneh & Dominic Hindolo Said

  • FAM (Fight Against Malaria)Bara, Niger(2017)

    The project aimed to make a box of medication to help people living in Niger and suffering from malaria. It included a session to raise awareness, making sure mosquito nets and mosquito coals will be accessible to the villagers.

    Genre: Health | Lead Name: Taibatou Bintou Adamou Garba & Audrey Chung