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 Naija — Abuja, 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.
Save Village Teens Tororo Project — Tororo, Uganda – (2017)
A project to fight teenage pregnancies, marriages, and early child-parenthood in rural parts of Tororo, Uganda.
I Am Malawi — Malawi, – (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.
Inspiration For Her — Sierra 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.
Adriatic Aid – Reaching out to Kibera — Nairobi, 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.
Girl Empowerment Swaziland — Swaziland, – (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.
Boldly Taking Action — Maseru, 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.
Joy In Action — Bondoukuy, 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.
Solar Salone — Bo, 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.
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.