Projects for Peace: The Vision of Kathryn W. Davis

"My challenge to you is to bring about a mind-set of preparing for peace, instead of preparing for war."

2020 Projects for Peace

College/Universitysort descending Project Working Title Country
Agnes Scott College Reducing Energy Burdens: Tackling Energy Inequity in Dekalb County USA
Amherst College Veterans of Vietnam: Then and Now USA
Babson College Peace & Innovation Hub South Sudan
Bard College Sanitary Pads for Homeless Women in Informal Settlements in Kenya Kenya
Barnard College Thomas Sankara Center for Popular Education and Collective Memory Burkina Faso
Bates College Promoting Peace in the African Continent through Sport and Entrepreneurial Leadership Rustenburg, Johannesburg, South Africa South Africa
Bennington College Vahombey Project: Empowering Education to connect people and address conflicts in Madagascar Madagascar
Bennington College Lxs Niñxs También Importan: Fostering Gender Equality in Children from Rural Areas in Ecuador Ecuador
Bowdoin College Paje Women Empowerment Initiative: A Road for Entrepreneurs in Seaweed Farming Tanzania
Brandeis University Promoting Peace through Education and Women Empowerment: Espace sûr (safe space) for Women in Abidjan Ivory Coast (Cote D`Ivoire)
Bucknell University Amulya: Teaching Kids in Nepal the Basics of Computer Programming Nepal
Carleton College Peace Building through Empathy and Solidarity: Intergroup Dialogue in Malaysia Malaysia
Carleton College Empowering Women and Girls Through Mentoring Programs Ethiopia
Case Western Reserve University Donation of Medical Equipment to Environmentally Sustainable Health Clinic in Borneo, Indonesia Indonesia
Claremont McKenna College The Lighthouse Resource Center's "Creative Commune": Curating Community & Self-Confidence through Art USA
Clark University Weaving Dreams India
Colby College Sew in Peace: A Menstrual Health Initiative for Refugees in Uganda Uganda
Colgate University Collaborative Murals: Syrian/Jordanian Community Building across an Educational Divide Jordan
College of Idaho The Siban Project: Lighting the Way to a Better Future Eswatini
College of Idaho United Against Unplanned Pregnancy and STDs Rwanda
College of the Atlantic Estudio de Arte Móvil Sahuinto Bolivia
Concordia College Water to Promote Food Security in Varzi-Kanda Village, Tajikistan Tajikistan
Connecticut College Me Fui: Building Bridges Between the Venezuelan and Peruvian Communities in Lima, Peru Peru
Cornell University Food Sovereignty: Indigenous Plant Knowledge & Education in Spiti Valley, India India
Dartmouth College Inspiring Academic and Career Success Through Peet-Mentorship: Bridging Butaro's Secondary and Post-Secondary Populations Rwanda
Denison University "Una vida digna el campo" (A dignified life in the countryside) Argentina
Drexel University Addressing Lack of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Infrastructure and Education in Sekameng, Lesotho Lesotho
Duke University Namuna Agro-Tourism Cooperative Nepal
Earlham College Generation for Peace: Armenia-Azerbaijan Peacebuilding through Oral History Armenia
Franklin & Marshall College Empowerment through Education Nepal
Furman University Restorative Justice and Conflict Resolution in Greenville, SC USA
Future Generations University Community Peacebuilding Between Minor and Major Ethnic Groups in Bahir Dar City, Ethiopia Ethiopia
Future Generations University Strengthening of Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRI) to Transform the Local Communities Towards Achieving Sustainable Development in Arunachai Pradesh India
Georgetown University Sawtek al'Aalam Palestine
Gettysburg College Training and Empowering Refugee Women through Clean Energy Solutions Ethiopia
Graduate Institute of International Studies/Geneva Safe Word: Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Campaign in India India
Grinnell College Changing Lives of Tibetan Refugee Kids through Digital Literacy India
Grinnell College Olimpiadas Interinstitucionales: Connecting Latin American Youth Colombia
Harvard College Coding for Peace and Prosperity Kenya
Hood College Sustainable Income Generation for the Stigmatized Elderly Trans People in Indonesia Indonesia
Kalamazoo College Empowering Dzaleka Refugee Camp Youth through Education: An Intervention Method Malawi
Kenyon College Promoting Psychological Support Through Creative Arts Workshops in Kalobeyei Integrated Settlement Kenya
Lake Forest College Language and Libraries: Expanding Educational Resources for Kosovar Youth Through English Learning and Library Access Kosovo
Lake Forest College Kuvaka: The Bolgatanga Library Project Ghana
Lehigh University A Neglected Disease: Sickle Cell Diagnostic Test Strip Sierra Leone
Lewis and Clark College Espacios de Autocuidado: Awareness and Healing for Women in Iztapalapa, Mexico City Mexico
Luther College Peace Input Laos
Luther College Promoting Peace Through Music: Music is the Language of Magic Mongolia
Macalester College Community Building with Alight USA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Games for Justice: Independent and International USA
Methodist University The Clean Water Project for Life Rwanda
Middlebury College Theater for Peace: Youth Mentorship in the Palestinian Territories Palestine
MIIS Jiu Jitsu as a Transformative Tool for Conflict Prevention Honduras
Mount Holyoke College Respondents for Peace: Improving Crisis Response through Socio-Legal Empowerment India
New York University A Documentary of the Undocumented South Korea
Northwestern University A Second Chance Initiative: Employment Services for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals USA
Notre Dame of Maryland University Promoting Maternal Health & Mental Well-Being for Barbadian Women & Adolescents Barbados
Oberlin College Immigrant Women Too: Advocacy for Gender-Based Asylum USA
Occidental College Art as a Tool for Empowering Youth in Namibia Namibia
Pitzer College Reusable and Eco-Friendly Sanitary Pads for Dalit Women in Rural Nepal Empowering Dalit Women through Innovation, Skill Training, and Awareness Nepal
Pomona College Against FGM: Implementing Better Sexual Health Education and Rights Tanzania
Princeton University "We have it Within": Mentoring the Next Generation of Community Activists USA
Princeton University Arts & Activism in Crown Heights USA
Ringling College of Art + Design Sharing the Art of Possibilities India
Ringling College of Art + Design Peace of Art USA
Sarah Lawrence College The Project for Gender Euphoria USA
Savannah College of Art & Design Virtual Reality: Bringing Peace to Hospice and Palliative Care Patients USA
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Peace Through Medical Illustrations In Multiple Indian Languages India
Scripps College Addressing Gaps in Reproductive Healthcare India
Skidmore College Enhancing the Experience of Underrepresented Vermont High School Students in STEM Uganda
Skidmore College Learning Center for Peace to Rebuild Anyama Ivory Coast (Cote D`Ivoire)
Smith College Sabokahan Means Unity of Lumad Women: Amplifying the Voices of Indigenous Women and Girls Through Narrative Poetry and Media Creation Philippines
St. John's College Goh: A Sexual Violence Initiative Ethiopia
St. Lawrence University No Child Left Behind: Combating Child Labor through Educational Infrastructure and Community Empowerment Project India
St. Olaf College Our Girls (Vasikana Vedu): Empowering Women Through the Erasure of Barriers to Healthcare Services Zimbabwe
St. Olaf College Summer School for Peacebuilding: Reinforcing Peace through Education and Human Development for the Youth of the Palestinian and Syrian Refugees Lebanon
Swarthmore College Memorializing and Reimagining Resistance USA
Trinity College The Magic School Bus: Bringing Mobile Education and Primary Healthcare to the Children of Short-Term Migrant Workers India
Tufts University Entrepreneurship Camp for Peace Rwanda
Union College Seeds for Peace USA
University of California Berkeley Democratization of Programming and Computer Science in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
University of Chicago e-KALVI: An Equal Footing Through Computer Education India
University of Florida Combating Diabetes in Nicaragua Nicaragua
University of Florida Conservation Through Color Madagascar
University of Michigan [RE]Vive: Empowerment Workshops for Syrian Refugee Students in Istanbul, Turkey Turkey
University of Oklahoma The Borders on Our Minds Venezuela
University of Oklahoma Peace in Bits and Bytes: Bridging the Gender Digital Divide Uganda
University of Pennsylvania Casa Colibrí: Anti-Violence Initiatives for Indigenous Mayan Communities Guatemala
University of Richmond Chai wa Dastan (Tea and Tale) USA
University of Rochester Breaking Tribal Barriers Through Sports Kenya
Vassar College Usafi Kijijini Ogada: Proper Sanitation in Ogada Kenya
Wartburg College Post Conflict Recovery: Mental Health Support and Economic Empowerment for South Sudanese Refugees in Northern Uganda Uganda
Washington & Lee University Photographing for Peace: Raising Awareness and Funds for Post-War Kalikot, Nepal Nepal
Wellesley College Sustainable Agriculture For Sustainable Development Kenya
Wesleyan University BCV: Preparing Marginalized Youth for the Future of Work USA
Westminster College Goat Breeding Economic Sustainability Project Uganda
Wheaton College They Took my Home, but They Can't Take my Future Zimbabwe
Whitman College The Future of Children Is Now: Solutions to Child Trafficking in Uganda Uganda
Williams College The Aksum Project: Deploying Low-Cost Design-Thinking Incubators to Facilitate Homegrown Solutions to Community Challenges USA