Kenneth and Jasmine Leyva – The Invisible Vegan


The Invisible Vegan is a 90-minute independent documentary, directed by Kenny and Jasmine Leyva, which explores the problem of unhealthy dietary patterns in the African-American community, foregrounding the health and wellness possibilities enabled by plant-based vegan diets and lifestyle choices. The purpose of this film project is to contribute to [...]

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


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 [...]

Abisola Oni and Abimbola Oladapo – #kNOwScoliosis Project


The #kNOwScoliosis project under the Beyond A Curved Spine (BACS) Initiative founded by Abisola Oni and Abimbola Oladapo is focused on raising scoliosis awareness in Nigeria and Africa at large. Scoliosis is an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine that affects teenage children. 9 in 10 cases are idiopathic (there [...]

Lucy Cuéllar – Working Together: Breastfeeding and Plant Based Solid Foods



Lucía Cuéllar is a biologist, educator of plant-based diets and the founder of the first vegetarian group in Monterrey, Mexico called “Vegetarianos en Monterrey.” This project entitled “Working Together: Breastfeeding and Plant-Based Solid Foods” consists of workshops that will encourage low income mothers to breast feed their newborns and avoid formula [...]

Andrew Matheka – School Hand Washing Project



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 [...]

Prisca Kajila – Mushroom cultivation by WLHIV



“CHIDA Women's Group” is affiliated with the Community Health Issues and Development Association (CHIDA), a Tanzanian officially registered NGO. The group, under the leadership of Mrs Prisca Aloyce Kajila, is implementing a project reaching 25 women living with HIV who face acute malnutrition, food insecurity and poverty. The project is [...]

Epamba Comfort and Tah Sheron- Besafe Re-Usable Pads For Adolescent Girls And Women In Cameroon



BeSafe Reusable pads is an initiative conceived by Epamba Comfort with the support of Tah Sheron. This project aims to improve Cameroonian women's health by setting up a micro-enterprise initiative for a women’s group in Kake-Kumba in the production and sale of reusable, washable sanitary pads to their immediate communities [...]

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



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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