North and South America
Below is a sample of some of the projects which UWC students have made a difference in North and South America with GoMakeADifference’s support.
Youth Haitian Empowerment Exchange Program — Jérémie/Grand'Anse, Haiti – (2022)
Youth Haitian Empowerment Exchange Program has been held under the campus of Saint Louis High School with fifteen (15) young community leaders (High School students) from all over the country (around seven municipalities). During these two weeks in-person program, they had the opportunity of receiving different training on peacebuilding, human right respect, leadership and how to become social entrepreneurs from UN officials and a wide range of experts.
The JOY Foundation — Kingston, Jamaica – (2021)
The JOY Foundation Summer Program ran for two weeks from August 9th to August 20th. It took place online via Zoom. It was held for thirteen girls between the ages of 14 and 17 who lived at the Homestead place of safety. It occurred each day for four hours from 9am to 1pm.
Living the Sustainable Life! — Lima, Apurimac, Cuzco, Loreto, Piura., Peru – (2020)
To educate teenagers about sustainable measures to be implemented in our country and carry them out.
Don’t take my future — Colima, Mexico – (2020)
A climate action forum for youth and stakeholders that urges the State to declare Climate Emergency.
Kindergarten of Zacatecoluca — La Paz, Zacatecoluca, El Salvador – (2020)
The improvement of playground and creation of an art workshop.
Hector Foundation Summer Program — Delmas, Port-au-Prince, Haiti – (2020)
It is a two-week education-oriented program for High School students
Lift for Life — Kingston, Jamaica – (2019)
Transformative workshop for underprivileged teenagers, aiming to create World Changers.
69 países — Greater Mexico City, Mexico – (2019)
A documentary series exploring the segregation of the indigenous peoples in Mexico City
Put your color! Mets ta couleur! — Québec, Canada – (2018)
We will travel to different First Nation communities in Canada and offer art workshops to youth aged from 15 to 21 year old, working together to create an art project in the form of a painted mural. Our ultimate aim is to promote expression.
La 72; que la conozca el mundo — Tabasco, Mexico – (2018)
We will do voluntary work and shoot a short documentary in an immigrants house in Mexico. And will use megaphone that is the UWC community to spread the voices of this forgotten group internationally.