UNH Emeriti Council Awards - Student International Service Initiative Grants

Student Group College Term Location Project/Objective Award
Students for Global Health CHHS
January 2020 Kathmandu & Dhulikhel, Nepal Provided education to empower women to take control of their sexual and reproductive health by increasing access to menstrual supplies by partnering with Sankalpa Women’s Alliance for Peace, Justice, and Democracy in Nepal $10,000
Model UN COLA November 2019 Erfurt, Germany Participated in the National UN conference, elementary and secondary school service projects and cultural acivities $8,000
Play for Peace CHHS July 2019 La Carpio, Costa Rica Offered leadership skills training to communities of conflict, providing models of inclusion, cooperation and fun in a safe place $7,500
UNH Safe Drinking Water CEPS July 2019 Kapalamula, Malawi Implementation of a spring box filtration system in the village of Kapalamula to provide safe and clean drinking water $8,000
Project Samana COLSA June 2019 Samana, Dominican Republic Students assisted in a spay and neuter clinic of stray and unwanted cats and dogs which helps increase tourism in the area, thereby bringing in more money to these communities. $2,960
Weaving Strands COLA January 2019 India

Community environmental education and assessments and communications via engagement and social media

Outdoor Adventure Center CHHS Summer 2018 Kathmandu, Nepal

Implement experiential education standards and practices

Hope for Togo CHHS/CEPS Summer 2018 Togo, West Africa

Community health assessment and clinical services

Model UN COLA January 2018 Galapagos Island and Quito, Ecuador Participate in National Model United Nations (NMUN) Galapagos and integrate conference knowledge into an experiential service project in Ecuador to lead high school students through a Model UN Special Session $10,000
National Society of Black Engineers NSBE (promote STEM education for girls) CEPS Summer 2017 Johannesburg, South Africa Provide support for young ladies from Soweto in First Avenue Institute (FAI) Girls STEM Winter camp that focuses on STEM based industries $4,130
Hope for Togo (inter-professional student project) CHHS/CEPS Summer 2017 Agbelouve Togo, West Africa Performed a needs based assessment in health care, adequate nutrition, potable water, waste sanitation, and hygiene $10,000
Veterinary Technology Project COLSA/TSAS May 2017 Samana, Dominican Republic Project Samana - to help provide animal safety and welfare information to the pet owners in this area $3,250
Project Oasis CEPS/COLSA Summer 2016 Uvita, Forjando Alas, Costa Rica Aquaponics - soil free vegetable/fish farming assessment and advancement to another community $3,500
Engineers Without Borders EWB CEPS Summer 2016 San Pedro de Casta, Peru Potable water system construction, maintenance training, health education training $2,500
Engineers Without Borders EWB CEPS Summer 2016 Cet-Kana, Uganda Potable water springbox installation $9,000
Kriol Public History COLA Summer 2016 Crooked Tree and Biscayne, Belize Ethnographic, archival, archaeological cultural historical research $10,000
Project Oasis CEPS/COLSA January 2016 Costa Rica Family-sized, sustainable aquaponic systems that combine raising fish and plants without soil $10,000
Students Without Borders SWB Multiple Summer 2015 Uganda LiquiNet - Smart Water Pump Project (remote sensing of well operating status) $10,000
UNH-Solar Panels for Schools CEPS Summer 2015 Toh-Kpalime, Ghana Solar panel installation and solar energy education at the Liberation Takumi Community School $10,000
Students Without Borders SWB Multiple January 2015 San Pedro de Casta, Peru Implementation of slow sand filtration system $7,000
Students Without Borders SWB Multiple January 2015 Lukodi, Uganda Train residents on disinfecting and repairing wells $10,000