Issue Area: Education

Ndyabawe Myres

Myres hails from the Kamwenge District in Western Uganda. Myres is the Founder of Rabbits For Education, a youth-led project that aims at training Pupils of Kabuga Primary School in Kamwenge on Rabbit farming, Cage making, distributing Rabbits to the public and also providing a market for the Rabbits as a way of empowering them …

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Narinda Shirah

Narinda Shirah is a MasterCard scholar, waiting for graduation in January 2019, with a bachelor’s degree in commerce. During the four years of her program, shes had opportunities to work with two organizations as an intern (ministry of local government and the Planning and Development Department at Makerere) in pursuit of her career and passion …

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Rabbits For Education

This project addresses the problem of primary school drop-out rates in a government-aided school in Kamwenge District, Uganda. The project will provide participants with rabbits and will equip them with the skills they need to raise and care for them. The initiative also will help participants find a market, so they can generate income to …

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ALI Leadership Institute

The venture aims to create a local urban-based leadership institute to provide young low-income students the ability to develop leadership skills over the course of 10 weeks. This institute will work to address a lack of leadership opportunities for urban youth but also get them involved in the civic engagement process.

Mussab Ali

Mussab Ali is a senior at Rutgers-Newark University where he is completing a dual major in biology and economics and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Last year, Mussab was elected onto his school board in Jersey City as the youngest and first Muslim elected official in Jersey City history. In this position, he …

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Yvette Abizeyimana

Yvette Abizeyimana is a MasterCard Foundation Scholar in her first-year student at EARTH University pursuing her bachelor’s degree in agricultural science and natural resource management. She is a Resolution Project fellowship winner as of June 2017 as the co-founder of Rwanda YouthInitiative for Agricultural Transformation (RYIAT). She is also the founder of Mukobwa Ivugire “girl …

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Gerard Ndayishimiye

Gerard Ndayishimiye is a Rwandan, studying agricultural science and natural resource management at EARTH University in Costa Rica, expected to have his first undergraduate bachelor’s degree in December 2017. From September to December of 2016,  he worked with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) as an intern in Tanzania. He is a founder of …

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RYIAT (Rwanda Youth Initiative For Agricultural Transformation)

RYIAT addresses the problem of land scarcity and changing agricultural methods in Rwanda, due to climate change. The venture will bring modern urban growing techniques to a demonstration farm, and use this platform to educate farmers and spread these skills and technologies, including eventually creating large, holistic sustainable farms in subsistence agriculture communities.

E-Roq (Education Los Roques)

E-ROQ Education Los Roques will focus on teaching English to the young population of Archipélágo Los Roques, creating a system in which new and former university students from Caracas trained in Model UN can reach this community of difficult access to increase its level of literacy, developing their potential to tourism.

Isabel Gonzalez-Bocco

Isabel H. Gonzalez-Bocco is currently a 6th-year medical student at Universidad Central de Venezuela. She participated in Model United Nations for 3 consecutive years (2 of them as the head Delegate), while actively participating in multiple health organizations that aim to help remote and rural communities to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Currently, as …

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