Issue Area: Humanitarian Aid

Maria Eduarda Silva Santiago

Maria Eduarda Santiago is one of the founders of Projeto Ingresso (PI), an NGO that provides online mentorship on subjects surrounding university entrance for underprivileged students and social minorities. She is 19 years old and was born in Minas Gerais, in Brazil. Maria cares about the social issues surrounding her community and recognizes the importance …

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Yasmim Talissa Reis

We are an online mentorship program that makes the process of getting into the university more accessible for underprivileged social groups. We guide those who wish to continue their studies by assisting them through the entire process. With that, we hope to reduce the inequalities inside the Brazilian education system.

Force aux Femmes

Force aux Femmes is a Community Impact Project started at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany that aspires to empower refugee women in the community by providing them with civic, language, and cultural education to help them learn how to navigate their new homes and communities.

Kopo Keaikitse

Kopo Keaikitse is a member of the graduating class of 2019 and currently a second-year student at Jacobs University. She is the head of Marketing and Design for Jacobs start-up competition 2021. A tale young African scholar alumni and a co-founder of Force aux Femmes, a student-run group, with aims to empower refugee women. She …

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Tamar Latsabidze

Tamar Latsabidze is currently a second-year psychology student with a minor in international relations, who is passionate about understanding different psychological impacts of work history and how they impact our societies. At Jacobs, practices her discipline by offering her services as a peer counselor as well as her position as a lifeguard. She aims to …

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Guérté Réwmi Company

Gérté Réwmi seeks to create jobs in Dakar, Senegal by assisting farmers in refining raw peanuts to create products such as peanut butter, which will increase employment, raise incomes, and better utilize Senegalese natural resources. They will also adhere to environmentally sustainable practices in turning their peanut waste into animal food.

Fatou Kine Sambe

Fatou Kine is a Senegalese girl majoring in Applied Mathematics with a minor in Human Rights and Transnational Justice at the American University of Beirut. She is an alumnus of the African Leadership Academy where she earned a diploma in Entrepreneurial Leadership. With the skills acquired, she created her first Startup Guerte Rewmi that aims …

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Fipie is a volunteer platform that connects social initiatives with agents of change (volunteers, enterprises, and institutions), with the aim of increasing the social impact of the said initiatives and creating a more philanthropic culture in the region.

María Serrano Nuila

Maríais a Salvadoran student currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Businessat Escuela Superior de Economía y Negocios (ESEN). She is one of the co-founders, and CEO of Fipie, a volunteer platform that connects social initiatives with agents of change (volunteers, companies, and other organizations) to increase their social impact in El Salvador. …

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Rolando Pelicot

Rolando Pelicot is a 22-year-old Panamanian student currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business at Escuela Superior de Economía y Negocios (ESEN) in El Salvador. He is a creative, critical, and empathetic leader committed to creating a better world and he loves entrepreneurship, volunteering, and teamwork.  Rolando is co-founder of Fipie, a social …

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