Issue Area: Humanitarian Aid

H.O.P.E. for Success

H.O.P.E. for Success is a new initiative under The Humanitarian Organization for Providing Empowerment. It is a mentorship program aimed at helping ease the transition from high school to university. This encompasses workshops about the university application process, effective scheduling, and developing essential skills for first-year students.

Tyler Vogel

Tyler Vogel is from Oelwein, Iowa and is currently a student at Wartburg College. He is pursuing a Bachelor of the Arts Degree in Biology with minors in Business Administration and Social Entrepreneurship. Vogel serves as Student Body Recorder and is also involved on campus with the Ambassador Program as Vice President of Communication. He is interested in environmental policy, ecology, medicine, and …

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Isaac Chikuse

Isaac Chikuse grew up in Blantyre, Malawi. Isaac is a graduate of HGIC, an International College in Ghana, and is currently studying Computer Information Systems and Business Administration at Wartburg College. Isaac assists in organizing activities for an International Club on-campus that promotes cultural diversity and integrity. He is also a member of the African …

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Ana Julante

Born and raised in Angola, Ana Julante is a graduate from the United World College of Southern Africa (UWCSA) Waterford Kamhlaba, where she had the opportunity to live and learn with students from different nations and nurture the value of service. Ana is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Mathematics with Minors in Data Analytics and Social Entrepreneurship at Wartburg College. She is the …

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Wings of the Night

By creating housing for indigenous insectivorous bats in Maijuna, Peru, Wings of the Night combats malaria-carrying mosquitoes in a unique, eco-friendly, and inexpensive manner.  Construction of bat houses will encourage nesting of indigenous bats, which can eat more than 1,000 mosquitoes per hour, in villages which the highest incidences of malaria to help foster a …

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Lilith Winkler-Schor

Lilith Winkler-Schor is a German-American born in Munich, Germany and raised in Seattle Washington. She is pursuing a Social Policy and Practice coordinate major with Political Science and minoring in Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship at Tulane University. Lilith was raised in a family of travelers and has visited over 25 countries on 5 different …

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Jessica Roberts

Jessica Roberts began her passion for human rights advocacy and social equality in her hometown of San Diego, California. In high school, she created a club dedicated to fostering a safe space for atheists and religious students to meet and discuss their varying ideologies without judgment. She was also heavily active in the campaign to …

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Amy Fottrell

Amy is a Nashville native who graduated from Tulane University in 2015 with majors in Social Policy and Practice and International Development. While living in New Orleans, which is the prison capital of the world, she became passionate about restoring dignity to individuals who have been involved in the criminal justice system, so she started …

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Roots of Renewal

Roots of Renewal is a community development non profit working in New Orleans to break cycles of poverty and crime. The organization employs formerly incarcerated young men to renovate blighted properties in Central City, one of the most dangerous and impoverished communities in the city. While working on the property, the program participants receive hands-on …

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Nima Dahir

Nima Dahir graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from The Ohio State University with degrees in mathematics and economics. Nima conducted extensive research during her time at Ohio State; she worked as a research assistant and performed independent research experimentally assessing a key question in development economics. Her interest in international work informs …

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