United Nations’ Voices of African Mothers
Collaborating with partners in Ghana on sex education, including teen-pregnancy prevention, HIV/AIDS transmission and gender discrimination
Voices of African Mothers empowers young children in Kumasi, Ghana, through education. The student grantee is focusing on a community service project to prevent teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS transmission and gender discrimination as well as promote education and women empowerment. She also works with John Williams Montessori School students on empowerment and sexual education. These initiatives address the educational needs of the community as well as allow the grant recipient to have an immersive, global health opportunity.
Topics: Access, Equity and Justice; Children, Youth, Seniors and Families; Education; Health, Nutrition and Medicine
- Kierra Grayson ’19, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Community-Engaged Student Travel Grants
Funding students who are spending winter or summer break participating in community-based research activities or service-learning projects.