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?

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Recently Mala Deep Upadhaya participated in the Biggest Hackathon in Nepal 2019 (www.everest-hack.com) A hackathon is an event where students, programmers, designers, entrepreneurs join together to solve problems, share ideas and create new services. 

Mala Deep’s project won “Most Code Optimized Project.” It was focused on providing curated services, advocating issues and connecting stakeholders with women from all over Nepal. The project is innovative because the team used current technology to ensure all website content is accessible even where internet bandwidth is low and typically it’s harder to access online content.  A simple prototype for a website using this technology is here:  http://hamrimitini-web.s3-website-ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.…

Recently Mala Deep Upadhaya participated in the Biggest Hackathon in Nepal 2019 (www.everest-hack.com) A hackathon is an event where students, programmers, designers, entrepreneurs join together to solve problems, share ideas and create new services.

Mala Deep’s project won “Most Code Optimized Project.” It was focused on providing curated services, advocating issues and connecting stakeholders with women from all over Nepal. The project is innovative because the team used current technology to ensure all website content is accessible even where internet bandwidth is low and typically it’s harder to access online content. A simple prototype for a website using this technology is here: hamrimitini-web.s3-website-ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.…
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Great future ahead. Creative.

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It is no great surprise to WMI that Samantha Sibanda was named “most passionate” by the student engagement leaders during her Mandela Washington Fellowship. The fellowship provides an educational opportunity for young African leaders to help bolster their careers and provide them with the skills to effect change, enhance peace and security and spur economic growth in Africa. 
Congratulations Samantha! You will surely have an important impact on creating inclusive education for children with disabilities, to eradicating discrimination, and to advocating for awareness of disability issues in schools in Zimbabwe and beyond!Image attachment

It is no great surprise to WMI that Samantha Sibanda was named “most passionate” by the student engagement leaders during her Mandela Washington Fellowship. The fellowship provides an educational opportunity for young African leaders to help bolster their careers and provide them with the skills to effect change, enhance peace and security and spur economic growth in Africa.
Congratulations Samantha! You will surely have an important impact on creating inclusive education for children with disabilities, to eradicating discrimination, and to advocating for awareness of disability issues in schools in Zimbabwe and beyond!
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She is indeed an amazing woman whom I trust in her careful but active actions in the path of bravery. Just the few time we spent talking together in DC, I learned a lot from her passion and courage as an emerging leader with a lot of zest in shaping our continent for a batter.

Inclusiveness for all with disabilities is my passion! Wishing you all the best Samantha. Make an impact! 💜

I also take this rare opportunity to congratulate you Samantha. Keep up that superb spirit.

How do i become part of this?

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“The WMI Liberia fellows on July 27, 2019 conducted their first community initiative at the Radio Gbarnga. The talk show was focused on creating awareness about the alarming rise of gender-based violence in Liberia. Gender-based violence remains one of the top pressing challenges confronting the government and people of Liberia. Out of 803 domestic violence cases reported in the first quarter of 2019, rape constituted about 62%. With the passage of the 2019 domestic violence act by both of the houses of legislature, Liberia is on the verge of taking legal action to fight GBV. Our awareness was well received by the general public with most of the callers recommending for a school-based GBV program in central Liberia.”
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“The WMI Liberia fellows on July 27, 2019 conducted their first community initiative at the Radio Gbarnga. The talk show was focused on creating awareness about the alarming rise of gender-based violence in Liberia. Gender-based violence remains one of the top pressing challenges confronting the government and people of Liberia. Out of 803 domestic violence cases reported in the first quarter of 2019, rape constituted about 62%. With the passage of the 2019 domestic violence act by both of the houses of legislature, Liberia is on the verge of taking legal action to fight GBV. Our awareness was well received by the general public with most of the callers recommending for a school-based GBV program in central Liberia.”
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That's great guys! Keep on the fight against gender based violence.

Thanks to WMI for the support. With WMI, I am well please.

Great work..

Great work done guys

Great work.God bless

Keep up the good work.

Great work from great minds.....

Beautiful T-shirts with WMI logo!

Hello admins. Please respond to my message😭😭

Keep it up guys

Massive but how can one join u

Hello everyone. I saw comments from people who already got their loan from pure heart loans and then I decided to apply under their recommendations and just few hours ago I confirmed in my own personal bank account a total amount of $25,000 which I requested for. This is really a great news and I am advising everyone who needs real loan to apply through their email ameliareeceloans@hotmail .com Or you can text and also whatsApp them via +1(210)3055449

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Announcing the WMI 2019 Scholars! Congratulations to these 75 students representing 19 countries chosen from 1175 applicants. See the the full list here: www.wellsmountaininitiative.org/2019-student-scholars

Announcing the WMI 2019 Scholars! Congratulations to these 75 students representing 19 countries chosen from 1175 applicants. See the the full list here: www.wellsmountaininitiative.org/2019-student-scholars ... See MoreSee Less

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Hearty congratulations to the Fantastic 75! 💃💃You all are welcome to the family! Am sure you all will make WMI soar higher.

Congratulations to all selected applicants. I've applied for the second time now without acceptance but I was inspired and motivated by a message received from WMI via e-mail. I did not feel it this year as compared to last year. I pray that the Almighty Allah continues to attract more sponsors for the scholarships; thereby increasing the number of qualified applicants to at least 100 next year. I'm very pleased with WMI this year. They selected about 5 scholars from my beloved country Sierra Leone, West of Africa. This was as a result of the scholarship application message being propagated by two current scholars of WMI Abdul Koroma and Morie J Koroma. I salute you guys for your effective leadership role played. #BanKi-moon #Allahisincontrol

congratulations team 2019. Welcome to WMI family. You will enjoy every step of your life with WMI. You'll grow not only in academics but also in service. Once again, welcome and congratulations for making it to WMI.

This is on of my favorite days of the year. It is so special to announce 75 additions to the WMI family. We are so happy to welcome you! Big thanks to our whole team of reviewers and staff for getting this process done. To those who did not make it, I remind you that with so many qualified applicants most do not make it. One of the Scholars chosen this time had applied three times before.

Wonderful job it's not easy to make a selection I'm glad that you say to the ones that don't make it to try again that's what life is all about love to you all Nana Wells

Congratulations

As a Board Member and one of the many ‘readers’ of these applications, I am so excited and happy to see the names of the new scholars. I don’t have the list of “my applicants” since I am on a family vacation, but I recognize several of the names I was hoping would go through. These young scholars have extraordinary potential and will make a positive impact in their countries and beyond. I am proud and happy to be part of the Wells Mountain Initiative scholarship process and I highly recommend volunteering to be a ‘reader’ of these applications. You’ll understand what these scholars have gone through and appreciate how being chosen to receive a WMI scholarship will change their lives and help them make a better future for themselves and many others. Congratulations to these amazing young men and women and welcome to WMI

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Congratulations to all of the new scholars!! We all wish you success in your studies.

Congratulations! !👏👏👏👏👏👏👏 welcome to the family!

Congratulations to all and Welcome to the Family !

Congratulations new student Scholars!

Congrats all. Welcome to family

Welcome New Scholars across the globe. Congratulations, you are filled with both tears and joy- l anticipate. Now, you can fully live your dreams. All the best in all future endeavours! - Dream BIG

Congratulations to all!

Congratulations

waww, #WMI family is expanding daily!!!

Welcome to the 2019 WMI Scholars!

Congratulations guys.

Congrats! to our new scholars. I can't wait to apply comes 2020

These new scholars are the future leaders and world changers. Wells Mountain Initiative is making a difference. I'm proud to be a Board Member and contributor to helping this a better world to live in. Please consider making a contribution.

I congulate the few candidates who made it. I cerebrate with you and my heart is delighted to observe your celebration and may the successful stories of your lives continue to unfold. Unfortunately I was among those who didn't make it this time but I would like to take this moment to say take heart if you didn't make it like me, I can't imagine the feelings you might be going through, but allow me to say that a soldier can be wounded but the battle is not over until you lay your gun down and surrender. In life, your allowed to fall but it's your choice to either get up or remain down and surrender. I believe the opportunity will be open next year and we should just hold on a little tighter and give it another shot. Remember that the finest gold is the one heated till burnt. Finally I thank Wells mountain committee for this great opportunity that makes unable youth accomplish there dreams and became global citizens across the world.

Congratulations to all the new scholars! I’m sure you will leave your mark on this world in wonderful ways. God bless you all!

Congratulations to the winners I applied but didn't succeed Will try again next time The competition was tough I can see I will try again next time😔😔

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WMI is proud to announce the President’s Award recipient Esther Ejiroghene Ajari of Nigeria. Esther is a medical student at the University of Ibadan and the founder and director of a non-profit called TriHealthon focussed on sexual and reproductive health, childhood malnutrition and vaccination. Esther and her non-profit organization were project winners of the 2018 TEDxJohannesburg 100Ideas100Millenials for their work on reusable, inexpensive sanitary pads. She was founder and director of the African Union delegate for Girls20, a group of 24 young women aiming to amplify young womens voices at the G20 summit, traveling to Japan to participate. Esther will attend the 2019 Youth Ag Summit in Brazil in November, one of three chosen from West and Central Africa. Congratulations Esther!

WMI is proud to announce the President’s Award recipient Esther Ejiroghene Ajari of Nigeria. Esther is a medical student at the University of Ibadan and the founder and director of a non-profit called TriHealthon focussed on sexual and reproductive health, childhood malnutrition and vaccination. Esther and her non-profit organization were project winners of the 2018 TEDxJohannesburg 100Ideas100Millenials for their work on reusable, inexpensive sanitary pads. She was founder and director of the African Union delegate for Girls20, a group of 24 young women aiming to amplify young women's voices at the G20 summit, traveling to Japan to participate. Esther will attend the 2019 Youth Ag Summit in Brazil in November, one of three chosen from West and Central Africa. Congratulations Esther! ... See MoreSee Less

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Esther is our first student scholar chosen and only the 4th Presidents award. So proud of her......and all of you Scholars!

A great future is ahead for Ester.

Congratulations Dear

Congratulations. More grace to you

Congratulations to you Esther

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Big congratulations dear

Wow... Congratulations!!

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Congratulations Esther

Congratulations our destiny daughter from oghara more grace our love

Am so so proud of you deary, congratulations

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Congratulations Sister. We are proud of you and your work.

Congratulations Esther !!!

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Congratulations Esther Ajari, am very very proud of you.

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Congratulations 🍾🎉🎈🎊 dear

Congratulations

Congratulations my dear, we are proud of you.

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Keep moving, the,God of heaven will give you the grace to reach your glorious height ijn.congrate.

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The Girls Arise Salon Training Program is providing a new vocational training opportunity for female youth who have dropped out of secondary school in the Central Village of the Moyo. As an educator and guidance counselor, Isabela knows first-hand the importance and economic power of education and vocational skills. The professional hairdressing skills training program launched this February with ten female students and will last for six months, with the goal of
running two trainings a year. The curriculum combines practical skill training and small business
development components and provides students with a personal business coach

The Girls Arise Salon Training Program is providing a new vocational training opportunity for female youth who have dropped out of secondary school in the Central Village of the Moyo. As an educator and guidance counselor, Isabela knows first-hand the importance and economic power of education and vocational skills. The professional hairdressing skills training program launched this February with ten female students and will last for six months, with the goal of
running two trainings a year. The curriculum combines practical skill training and small business
development components and provides students with a personal business coach
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That's wonderful! Congratulations

Wonderful work Lejeo Isabella. Keep it up

Isabela, this wonderful. Thank you so much for making it happen.

How wonderful!

Hello everyone. I saw comments from people who already got their loan from pure heart loans and then I decided to apply under their recommendations and just few hours ago I confirmed in my own personal bank account a total amount of $25,000 which I requested for. This is really a great news and I am advising everyone who needs real loan to apply through their email ameliareeceloans@hotmail .com Or you can text and also whatsApp them via +1(210)3055449

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