Issue Area: Humanitarian Aid

Career Development and Job Recruitment Center

The Career Development and Job Recruitment Center will create a center for job training in Tblisi, focused on internally-displaced people, providing career development support and classes, as well as job matching services with local employers.  The venture aims to create jobs and improve the situation of the over 250,000 IDPs in Georgia today. 

Carlos Garcia

Carlos Garcia is a graduate of the Universidad Central de Venezuela, where he studied Geodetic Engineering and has lived in Caracas, Venezuela his entire life. Since he was 14 years old, he has been involved in social ventures and projects aiming to improve the quality of education and teaching conditions in the city’s slums and poor …

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Green Garbage

Carlos Garcia is a graduate of the Universidad Central de Venezuela, where he studied Geodetic Engineering.  Carlos has brought together over twenty students to work on his Venture, Clorofila, or ‘Green Garbage’, creating awareness of recycling in Venezuela. Over the past four years, they have succeeded in launching a recycling program at their university, the …

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Daniel Sopdie

Daniel Sopdie is the Regional Strategy Manager at Greater MSP, where he builds, supports and guides teams and coalitions of partners to execute the regional economic development strategy. Before joining Greater MSP, Daniel was the Senior Program Manager at the Office of University Economic Development (UED) at the University of Minnesota. Daniel’s other experience includes …

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Linda Samuel Nkosi

Linda Nkosi is a Swazi citizen from Manzini, Swaziland. Linda attended Waterford Kamhlaba United World College of Southern Africa in Mbabane, Swaziland, where he attained an International Baccalaureate Diploma. Linda is currently a 4th year student at Wartburg College, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Business Administration with a Finance concentration. Linda …

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Aseya Kakar

Aseya Kakar is a graduate from United World College of the Atlantic (UWCAC). She is currently a senior at Wartburg College, where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and International Relations. Aseya Kakar was born in Kabul, Afghanistan. She served as a Vice President in the International Club of Wartburg …

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Malindza Sustainable Energy for Peace

This team constructed a 60m^3 bio-latrine digester at a refugee camp in Mpaka, Swaziland, providing skills training, employment, waste management, and renewable energy for this 400-person community. This project frees local women and children from firewood searching and harmful wood-burning, with educational, agricultural, health and sanitation benefits for all. The refugees trained to be biogas …

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