Grant Projects Tagged With Community Health & Wellness

Read about grantees who have received funding from a Pollination Project grant .

Ijeoma Ugwudi – Diabetes Self-care Education Project In Nnorie, Nigeria

2017-09-18T06:51:50+00:00

Ijeoma Ugwudi is the founder of the Be-In-Health Foundation, a nonprofit organisation that provides free healthcare and free treatment services to rural, under-served communities with great focus on non-communicable diseases like cancers, diabetes, hypertension and respiratory diseases. The Diabetes Self-Care Education Project for Nnorie community will involve training of healthcare [...]

Brooke Pillifant – Veteran’s Voice Project

2017-09-12T10:10:58+00:00

The Veteran’s Voice Project is an initiative created by Brooke Pillifant and Jacey Baxter through Down South Word of Mouth, a storytelling not-for-profit in Central Texas. Brooke and Jacey are two Master's-level social science scholars and experienced storytellers dedicated to promoting personal growth, social justice, and community connection. They facilitate [...]

Andrew Matheka – School Hand Washing Project

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2017-09-12T08:42:43+00:00

The Malezi School and Community Centre, located in the Kitui Ndogo slum of Nairobi, Kenya, serves 181 students living in desperate states of poverty. It is the first school of its kind in the community to offer low-cost primary school education to any child willing to learn. The centre was [...]

Sebastian Fakas – Centro de Recuperación Nutricional, Guatemala Solar Energy System

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2017-08-12T12:53:41+00:00

The Projects with Under-Served Communities (PUC) program at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) allows students to apply their education towards the physical implementation of a project in a underserved community. For the past year our group has worked to implement a solar energy system to be installed [...]

Merlon Rgland – Project Sunrise

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2017-08-03T07:31:13+00:00

Project Sunrise aims to develop and offer day treatment services integrated within childcare and preschool settings to stimulate and nurture children before they go to kindergarten. The project uses the most innovative learning tools, curricula, playground equipment and indoor and outdoor learning environments to create learning spaces with educational development [...]

William Ochola – Collectors of Garbage

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2017-08-08T07:22:26+00:00

Grantee William Ocholla and Bakari Suleiman are proud members of Longo Ghetto Kleeners, a hard-working community group that does inspiring work in garbage collection. The aim of the group is to create self-employment and a conducive environment for the society to improve their livelihoods and advocate for environmental justice. For [...]

Jenny Gronemeyer, Julia Bell – Classical Connections

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2017-07-31T06:05:23+00:00

Founded in January 2015 by two Indiana University Jacobs School of Music students, Classical Connections partners music students with local organizations to bring the joy of music to underserved community members. Classical Connections operates under the advisement of Dr. Alain Barker, Director of Music Entrepreneurship and Career Development at the [...]

Michelle Hardy-Rodriguez, Joseph Rodriguez – My Scars Are Beautiful

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2017-07-31T06:01:56+00:00

My Scars Are Beautiful is a non-profit organization located in Las Vegas, Nevada founded by Michelle Hardy who suffered third degree burns to her upper extremities in a car accident. The organization is dedicated to providing inspiration, support, and sustainability to individuals who have been physically and emotionally scarred from [...]

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