Wells Mountain Initiative works to create social change through education and community building by providing bright young people in the developing world with student scholarships, skills training, and start-up funding, building a network of grassroots leaders who are catalyzing community transformation.

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Rolland Zenda, WMI Scholar of engineering from Zimbabwe, is pictured here plowing a field and later weeding crops for an elderly subsistence farmer who is the sole provider for her three grandchildren. “Mbuya Maponga is an elderly woman who lives by herself but she is no longer able to work for too long, so I was weeding her field so as to remove the burden on her shoulders.”Image attachment

Rolland Zenda, WMI Scholar of engineering from Zimbabwe, is pictured here plowing a field and later weeding crops for an elderly subsistence farmer who is the sole provider for her three grandchildren. “Mbuya Maponga is an elderly woman who lives by herself but she is no longer able to work for too long, so I was weeding her field so as to remove the burden on her shoulders.” ... See MoreSee Less

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This is beautiful. Keep up the good work!

Such a heart, be blessed Rolland

May Allah grant you more strength

I want to be part of this group

Wow lovely good work👏👏

Keep up the good work!

This is good work we need more people like this in community.Keep it up

Kudos Rolland

Rolland, So proud of your service!

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In his 2017 application to WMI Sujan Gautam said he wanted to use his degree in agriculture to build the capacity of local farmers. Now as a graduate scholar, Sujan is using a WMI Community Development grant to train 30 marginalized farmers in commercial farming practices with high-yielding varieties of vegetables seeds to increase cultivation and output. ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations 🎊 to Sujan. He is definitely a role model and mentor. I'm motivated by this.

I have the same ideas with them, one of my essays mention about sustaiable of agriculture development and food security for rural area in my village.

Great 👍

Porfirio Temoxtle Tehuintle, second from the left, worked with members of his community in Veracruz, Mexico, to cultivate a new kind of avocado created from grafting a Creole avocado with the more familiar Hass avocado. The activity provided participants with the opportunity to learn about the process of grafting, and they were able to take the new species of avocado to their farms to enjoy the fruits of their labor.Image attachment

Porfirio Temoxtle Tehuintle, second from the left, worked with members of his community in Veracruz, Mexico, to cultivate a new kind of avocado created from grafting a Creole avocado with the more familiar Hass avocado. The activity provided participants with the opportunity to learn about the process of grafting, and they were able to take the new species of avocado to their farms to enjoy the fruits of their labor. ... See MoreSee Less

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Great

Kudos to Porfirio

Victor Mkandawire paired educational programming and a tree-planting activity to raise awareness around environmental conservation and reforestation in Malawi, and its role in mitigating climate change. Together with community members they planted 1100 trees on the grounds of two secondary schools.

Victor Mkandawire paired educational programming and a tree-planting activity to raise awareness around environmental conservation and reforestation in Malawi, and its role in mitigating climate change. Together with community members they planted 1100 trees on the grounds of two secondary schools. ... See MoreSee Less

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Kudos to Victor. Planting trees 🎄 is highly imperative in environmental sustainability.

WMI Scholar Larry Maredza volunteered installing solar panels in remote areas of Zimbabwe and providing some basic education on the function and benefit of solar energy.

WMI Scholar Larry Maredza volunteered installing solar panels in remote areas of Zimbabwe and providing some basic education on the function and benefit of solar energy. ... See MoreSee Less

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Kudos to Larry. I hope to contribute immensely to the development of my community too if peradventure awarded the scholarship. I hope for the best

Please help me to get the opportunity.

Great work

Great! May God bless you

😍😍😍

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“‘Period poverty’ is associated with several negative outcomes including desperation on the part of some menstruators, the level of which is emphasized by reports stating that some girls in Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and Zimbabwe trade or have traded sex for menstrual hygiene management products.” An excerpt from WMI Scholar Esther Ajari’s recent paper published in the European Journal of Environment and Public Health. Take a look. https://bit.ly/2UMHM

“‘Period poverty’ is associated with several negative outcomes including desperation on the part of some menstruators, the level of which is emphasized by reports stating that some girls in Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and Zimbabwe trade or have traded sex for menstrual hygiene management products.” An excerpt from WMI Scholar Esther Ajari’s recent paper published in the European Journal of Environment and Public Health. Take a look. bit.ly/2UMHM ... See MoreSee Less

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Kudos to Esther Ajari, a fellow Nigerian. I pray I will this scholarship to catalyze my contributions to my society and aid in serving humanity.

Please join me.

Here Alora Reusable Pad we tackle period poverty at the community level.

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