Social Change Through Education and Community Building
Where young people are able to realize their full potential and become leaders in creating the changes they want to see in their communities and, ultimately, the world.
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 and skills training, building a network of grassroots leaders who are catalyzing community transformation.

WMI has provided 345 scholars in 42 countries with scholarships,
professional development and skill building. Here’s how:

WMI provides financial and social support to undergraduate students obtaining degrees in community-oriented fields, and encourages them to be the agents of change in their own communities, nations and the world.

Although our Scholars program stands at the forefront of our mission, our special interest projects play an integral role in WMI’s vision for impact. Our legacy programs include community projects in Haiti and a global literacy program.

What's Happening at WMI?

This past year Eunice volunteered 787 hours! Eunice Kontomo Tungmene is a WMI Student Scholar of nursing and midwifery from Ghana. Eunice’s dream of becoming a nurse may have seemed out of reach, but as a prior teachers states, “She is a lady who does not allow obstacles to stop her from reaching her goals. Rather, she uses them as a stepping stone.” 

Eunice has certainly exhibited an inspiring level of dedication to her studies, her profession and to her commitment to serve the most vulnerable.  Over the year Eunice has performed immunization outreach activities and handed out mosquito nets to families in Nsueam-Kyekyewere community, collected donations for patients in the children’s ward, and provided health screenings, immunization and care for children at a children’s home. Eunice has worked at three hospitals, primarily in maternity wards, including the Sawla Polyclinic, which is located in a remote part of Northern Ghana where she often must run double shifts in order to provide care to all the patients.

This past year Eunice volunteered 787 hours! Eunice Kontomo Tungmene is a WMI Student Scholar of nursing and midwifery from Ghana. Eunice’s dream of becoming a nurse may have seemed out of reach, but as a prior teachers states, “She is a lady who does not allow obstacles to stop her from reaching her goals. Rather, she uses them as a stepping stone.”

Eunice has certainly exhibited an inspiring level of dedication to her studies, her profession and to her commitment to serve the most vulnerable. Over the year Eunice has performed immunization outreach activities and handed out mosquito nets to families in Nsueam-Kyekyewere community, collected donations for patients in the children’s ward, and provided health screenings, immunization and care for children at a children’s home. Eunice has worked at three hospitals, primarily in maternity wards, including the Sawla Polyclinic, which is located in a remote part of Northern Ghana where she often must run double shifts in order to provide care to all the patients.
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Continue the good work, Eunice God bless your efforts

Thanks everyone

COURAGE EUNICE Keep up the good work

Keep it up Eunice Tungmene. God bless you.

Yes oo thums up for Eunice.a good work.

Keep pushing Eunice. We are proud of your work as a family

That is a good spirit. Keep it up Eunice Tungmene.

Bravo Eunice

Well done Eunice.

Well done eunice ,

You are a star @Eunice

Keep it up sis

Eunice, you make us all very proud.

You can do it!

Well done!

Blessings!

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Meet Isabela Lajeo, a WMI Graduate Scholar of education from Uganda. At the age of 40, Isabela proudly celebrated with her husband and three children the victory of earning her degree. She has since become the head senior women’s teacher at Moyo Town Secondary School in Northern Uganda. She is also head of guidance counseling, runs the Life Skills Club, and was nominated by co-workers to attend a Sexual Gender-Based Violence training with the UN High Commission for Refugees. With a WMI Micro-Grant in 2019, she developed the Salon Arise Project to provide professional hair salon skills training with a curriculum based on small business management skills to young female dropouts. Looking forward, Isabela strives to be the first in her family to earn a masters degree and to work as a school inspector for the Uganda Ministry of Education.

Meet Isabela Lajeo, a WMI Graduate Scholar of education from Uganda. At the age of 40, Isabela proudly celebrated with her husband and three children the victory of earning her degree. She has since become the head senior women’s teacher at Moyo Town Secondary School in Northern Uganda. She is also head of guidance counseling, runs the Life Skills Club, and was nominated by co-workers to attend a Sexual Gender-Based Violence training with the UN High Commission for Refugees. With a WMI Micro-Grant in 2019, she developed the Salon Arise Project to provide professional hair salon skills training with a curriculum based on small business management skills to young female dropouts. Looking forward, Isabela strives to be the first in her family to earn a master's degree and to work as a school inspector for the Uganda Ministry of Education. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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congratulations Isabela. Wish you much blessings in achieving your goals.

Congrats lsabela.wish you greater heights.

Congrats . Great step

congratulations inspiring

Congratulations ! Proud of you!

Well done

Congratulation

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The WMI Uganda Fellowship, Fountains for Change, partnered with local community organizations to host a medical camp in Lira, Uganda, this past month.  The event was run by 12 WMI Scholar volunteers and 10 additional volunteers with medical backgrounds. The fellowship worked hand in hand with 7 different organizations to fund the medical camp, which provided medical attention to 403 people and had a total of over 600 event attendees. Great work WMI Uganda Fellowship!Image attachmentImage attachment

The WMI Uganda Fellowship, Fountains for Change, partnered with local community organizations to host a medical camp in Lira, Uganda, this past month. The event was run by 12 WMI Scholar volunteers and 10 additional volunteers with medical backgrounds. The fellowship worked hand in hand with 7 different organizations to fund the medical camp, which provided medical attention to 403 people and had a total of over 600 event attendees. Great work WMI Uganda Fellowship! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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We did it.... And we shall continue to it Our big dreams came true on 13th April in Lira. We touched the lives of hundreds with different ailments by providing free medical services All gratitude to our partners and supporters....together we achieved great Congratulations fountains for change

WOW, am inspired and impressed about your work but am requesting fro detailed information on how best we can work together in Kaliro district in Eastern Uganda

Wow! What a loudable venture. We are proud of your work. Make our continent a better place

Wow I'm inspired, fully ready to make my community a better place for everyone!!!

Best way to demonstrate humanity

Great work

Great work!!!

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WMI Graduate Scholar Jimmy Francis Odongo has opened a new Keframa High School in Northern Uganda. Jimmy Francis has over 10 years of experience working in education and administration with Keframa and at the Uganda Christian Institute for Professional Development. He, with the support of his family and friends of keframa UK,  has built this school as a means to providing affordable yet high quality education to vulnerable children in the local communities. The school contains 3 laboratories and a computer lab for the students, as well as a classrooms, kitchen, offices and large examination hall. We cant wait to see how many bright students will rise up at the new Keframa School!

WMI Graduate Scholar Jimmy Francis Odongo has opened a new Keframa High School in Northern Uganda. Jimmy Francis has over 10 years of experience working in education and administration with Keframa and at the Uganda Christian Institute for Professional Development. He, with the support of his family and friends of keframa UK, has built this school as a means to providing affordable yet high quality education to vulnerable children in the local communities. The school contains 3 laboratories and a computer lab for the students, as well as a classrooms, kitchen, offices and large examination hall. We can't wait to see how many bright students will rise up at the new Keframa School! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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You are a perfect example of hope and opportunity. You will open many doors for students.Keep up the good work.

Wow! You just accomplished a great feat. Keep up it sir.

Wonderful Jimmy, Congratulation

This is wonderful. Kudos

This is really great! Thanks be to God for His guidance.

Well done, the world need more organization such WMI that collect and help many people to become community changer.

Great work name sake!!

Thanks for giving back to the community. I know you bowed to do it during application for scholarship and now you shown it to the whole society.

Great job, the continent shall be great with the help of World changing organizations like Wells Mountain Initiative. Keep your head up, there is more to be done. congratulations, Change Maker!

Great work Best of luck

this z great. thanx for giving back to d community

Wow... Thats great...

Cong's Jimmy

Jimmy you are the father of a whole new generation of wonderful students. Make sure you instill in each of them a desire to give back to the community as you have!

Congratulations!

GUD LUK

splendid!!!

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WMI is proud to announce the first WMI Global Advisory Board Members, Ephy Chao M, Melisa Bhebe, Sujan Gautam and Thomas Sevordzi. These student and graduate scholars will become ambassadors and serve as the liaisons between WMI Scholars and the WMI staff.

WMI is proud to announce the first WMI Global Advisory Board Members, Ephy Chao M, Melisa Bhebe, Sujan Gautam and Thomas Sevordzi. These student and graduate scholars will become ambassadors and serve as the liaisons between WMI Scholars and the WMI staff. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Congratulations team. More win

Great, Congratulations

Congratulations team

Congratulations Team & Best Wishes

Congratulations guys, looking forward to your impact in the initiative.

Congratulations team

Congrats Team. Very Great.

Congratulations team

Congratulations Sujan Gautam very much proud of you brother

Congratulations team

We hope for the best for this organization

Congratulations

Congratulations

Congrats

Congratulation. Here in Kenya, we say "Kongole".

Congratulations dai.

Good work

Congrats

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There are approximately 219 million cases of malaria worldwide each year and 93% of malaria-related deaths are in Sub-Saharan Africa. Today, on World Malaria Day, we celebrate the diverse volunteer work WMI Scholars are performing in Sub-Saharan Africa to combat malaria. 

Carrie Chinyaw Tsuma, studying to be a nurse in Kenya, performed a malaria screening at local health center and handed out mosquito nets in a primary school. Origene Twibanire, a scholar of clinical medicine from Rwanda, spent his time teaching children in a village about the disease and ways to prevent it, and offered free consultations at the local health center. Adugnaw Abebe of Ethiopia, a scholar of clinical medicine, worked in a rural health placement diagnosing and treating malaria in local clients. Diane Iradukinda, a clinical medicine student from Rwanda, worked to cut brush and canalise stagnant waters in rural areas of the Kinigi Sector, to reduce mosquito reproduction.

These WMI Scholars, and many more, are working hard to prevent and effectively treat malaria in their home regions. Celebrate these scholars today, and every day!

There are approximately 219 million cases of malaria worldwide each year and 93% of malaria-related deaths are in Sub-Saharan Africa. Today, on World Malaria Day, we celebrate the diverse volunteer work WMI Scholars are performing in Sub-Saharan Africa to combat malaria.

Carrie Chinyaw Tsuma, studying to be a nurse in Kenya, performed a malaria screening at local health center and handed out mosquito nets in a primary school. Origene Twibanire, a scholar of clinical medicine from Rwanda, spent his time teaching children in a village about the disease and ways to prevent it, and offered free consultations at the local health center. Adugnaw Abebe of Ethiopia, a scholar of clinical medicine, worked in a rural health placement diagnosing and treating malaria in local clients. Diane Iradukinda, a clinical medicine student from Rwanda, worked to cut brush and canalise stagnant waters in rural areas of the Kinigi Sector, to reduce mosquito reproduction.

These WMI Scholars, and many more, are working hard to prevent and effectively treat malaria in their home regions. Celebrate these scholars today, and every day!
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The great work that WMI is doing is something that will never be forgotten, They have shown an example and hope to be part of this legacy. A big thank you to wells mountain initiative

Amazing! I am looking forward to do the same here in Nigeria. Big thanks to WMI for their transformative strategy fo developing countries.

God should continue using WMI to bring total change to most African developing countries ! The org has done much ,and is still doing much in all developing countries .My prayer remains the same that one day I should also be part of the team whilst in my own country Malawi ! To represent WMI in my country will be a great achievement in my life ! If 4 or 5 people volunteer together under WMI Malawi will not be the same ,I always like volunteering for the betterment of my people & my country !

I really want to thank Wells mountain initiative on a special note for your strong love and concern for africans, i love you all and hope to be part of you soon!

So proud of all our WMI Scholars who are so busy giving back to their communities. Keep caring!

Indeed WMI is one great family that is transforming Africa in a big way I believe and trust WMI and wish that I become part of them

I wish to join the team please because helping other is like my favourite game an Walulya Geoffrey from Uganda and one of the applicants

Beautiful!!!

Amazing

Sierra Leone is not an exception here. In the history of our country, our land had been know as the white man grave because of the massive death cause by mosquitoes to our colonial masters. We embrace this campaign as a continent with the help of WMI fellows. Let us keep pushing and make our continent a better place.

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