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Schools are the epicenter of learning for communities around the world. From the actual infrastructure of schools - connectivity, power, and accessibility - to the provision of quality learning opportunities, tools, and teachers, Resolution Fellows are working to improve schools across the world.

Schools are the epicenter of learning for communities around the world. From the actual infrastructure of schools - connectivity, power, and accessibility - to the provision of quality learning opportunities, tools, and teachers, Resolution Fellows are working to improve schools across the world.

Model City Council

Saje Molato is the founder of Model City Council, a social venture in the Quezon District of the Philippines that will provide local opportunity for students to participate in simulations of city council meetings. Model City Council will engage young people in local discourse, empower them to influence government policy and decision making, and increase their awareness of and leadership on issues that impact them and their local communities.

School Relief

Suman Kumar & Avishek Sanjel are co-founding School Relief in Nuwakot, Nepal to rebuild schools destroyed by the 2015 earthquake in Nepal. Students from the first school they will rebuild have been taught under temporary shelters; they will use a ‘Portal Shelter’ modular design that will allow for rapid deployment, use of local materials, safer and earthquake-resistant construction to provide a safer and more lasting solution throughout Nepal.

Avishek Sanjel Chhetri

Born and raised in Kathmandu, Nepal, Avishek has grown to realize the health disparity that exists globally in terms of quality healthcare services. Avishek is driven by his passion to bring change to the healthcare sector of Nepal. Avishek is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Rochester studying Biochemistry and International Relations. He plans to pursue an MD-MPH and work with rural communities in Nepal. Currently, with his team, he has started School Relief to rebuild schools that were destroyed during the 2015 earthquake in Nepal.

Suman Kumar

Suman is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Rochester in New York, pursuing a major in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Business. He has Engineering experience and has worked on several engineering projects in Nepal including earthquake relief project that provided shelters for approximately 26,000 earthquake victims. He previously ran a successful fabrication business where he dealt with several International organizations including the United Nations. 

M-Soma

M-Soma is a computer skills training program for Kenyan youth from under-resourced communities and schools. The Fellows aim to increase the number of skilled software engineers/developers in East Africa and enable other career professionals to actively apply technology in their work.

The Nole Scholarship Program

Franklyn Odhiambo co-founded The Nole Scholarship Program to provide funding for the education of girls in Nairobi, Kenya and expose them to a network of opportunity and other successful individuals as positive role models. By augmenting their classroom experience, Nole hopes to instill a 21st century mindset and unleash the dignity of girls’ education and its privileges.

Let’s Grow Healthy

Frida Herrera is the founder of Let’s Grow Healthy, a community gardening initiative designed to decrease childhood obesity and promote healthy eating habits for children in Canoga Park, CA. Frida and her team are working with local schools to build gardens and teach hands-on gardening classes to teach children about nutrition, health, and sustainability. Frida is bringing education and healthy produce to the disadvantaged children of this community, which is classified as a food desert.

Ideation Station

Through Ideation Station, Steven Miller and Moriah Shay are creating a Mobile Innovation Lab equipped with tools, machinery, and activities to help get underrepresented students in Corvallis, Oregon interested in STEM-related fields. Ideation Station will encourage women, minority, and rural students to build an interest in STEM education and careers, and will enable them to participate in the STEM landscape.

PODER (Programa De Oportunidades, Desarrollo, Emprendurismo Con Responsabilidad)

Program of Opportunities, Development & Ethical Entrepreneurship (“PODER”) is a youth development organization that will empower socially disadvantaged indigenous youth in rural communities in Toledo. PODER will offer leadership training through cultural, sports, and artistic activities, as well as workshops on entrepreneurship, sustainable agriculture, and natural resource management. Juan and his team will help youth to break the cycle of poverty through education, social responsibility, community participation and environmental awareness.

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