We have been fortunate that every year since Project for Peace began in 2007, our primary and alternate applicants both have been funded.
In 2007 Gabrielle Emanuel '10 and James Allison '10 provided college test preparation materials and assistance to Ugandan students to encourage application to US colleges. Erika Sogge '08 and Sarah Hughes '07 ran playwriting workshops for youths in Biloxi, Mississippi.
In 2008, Emmanuel Mensah '09, ran leadership workshops for Ghanian youth, while Lilian Mehrel '09 ran filmmaking workships with Israeli and Palestinian youths so that they could share their stories with each other.
In 2009, Sarah Schewe '10 and Julia Schneider '10 introduced a community garden in the Bronx.
Mahmud Johnson '13 promoted street youth schooling in Liberia during the summer of 2010. DeVon Mosley '13 worked with at risk youth outside Dallas to provide better role models to kids under pressure from a gang culture.
In 2011, Sanitago Guerrero '14 saught to create a space of reflection and action on the problem of prejudice and discrimination against Colombian refugees in Ecuador. 2012, Thabo Matse '14 cultivated a farm in Swaziland to help support Neighbor Carepoints kitchens to feed the children and mothers in a high HIV prevalent country.
In 2013, Tsomo Cuomaoji '15 traveled to Mekbo Village in Tibet to join with Pentok Insitutute to provide a sustainable annual income for impoverished families with a sheep loan program while simultaneously generating scholarship for five girls to complete up to a college education.