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 417 scholars in 44 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.

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Need some good news? In honor of World Health Day, April 7th, we are launching a new digital series - United in Hope: Stories of Positive Global Collective Action. Through this, we will be providing updates on how WMI Scholars around the world are leading local responses to COVID-19. For instance, Johnson Okolie, who studied clinical medicine with WMI’s support, is the project manager at the African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID), an organization that is at the forefront of the fight against coronavirus in Nigeria and in Africa. Johnson helps ensure that Nigerians can get tested for free, and ensures that scientific innovations related to testing and treatment reach the community. 

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Need some good news? In honor of World Health Day, April 7th, we are launching a new digital series - United in Hope: Stories of Positive Global Collective Action. Through this, we will be providing updates on how WMI Scholars around the world are leading local responses to COVID-19. For instance, Johnson Okolie, who studied clinical medicine with WMI’s support, is the project manager at the African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID), an organization that is at the forefront of the fight against coronavirus in Nigeria and in Africa. Johnson helps ensure that Nigerians can get tested for free, and ensures that scientific innovations related to testing and treatment reach the community.

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So proud of our Wells Mountain Scholars who are working hard to help the fight against Covid 19. They bring health care and hope to their countries. This is why we support them.

Hey looking for future opportunities for funding in maternal child health project

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, we stand with all of our WMI Scholars,  as well as our committed global community of supporters - including volunteers, staff and board members, to ensure health, wellness and sustainability. We are connected together as a global community, and WMI is spreading hope. Bonny Mark Alinga, from Lira, Uganda, says, “Spread love, compassion and kindness (not the virus).” He is providing public health education on COVID-19 prevention, has set up public handwashing stations and is establishing a COVID-19 trauma call center to address mental health, including anxiety and depression.

Please sign up for our newsletter to receive updates on how WMI Scholars around the world are leading local responses to COVID-19.  

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, we stand with all of our WMI Scholars, as well as our committed global community of supporters - including volunteers, staff and board members, to ensure health, wellness and sustainability. We are connected together as a global community, and WMI is spreading hope. Bonny Mark Alinga, from Lira, Uganda, says, “Spread love, compassion and kindness (not the virus).” He is providing public health education on COVID-19 prevention, has set up public handwashing stations and is establishing a COVID-19 trauma call center to address mental health, including anxiety and depression.

Please sign up for our newsletter to receive updates on how WMI Scholars around the world are leading local responses to COVID-19.

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Join us in selecting this years WMI scholarship recipients by becoming an application reviewer!WMI Scholars lead in the face of daunting challenges and are implementing fresh and creative solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. Follow the link to complete the survey and join our team of wonderful volunteers who are helping to change the world. 

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Join us in selecting this year's WMI scholarship recipients by becoming an application reviewer!WMI Scholars lead in the face of daunting challenges and are implementing fresh and creative solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. Follow the link to complete the survey and join our team of wonderful volunteers who are helping to change the world.

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A great experience that will change your view of the world. A real eye opener and chance to help change someone's life.

Our annual fundraising effort ends on January 15th. With the help of hundreds of friends globally, we have had so many successes. A huge thank you to everybody who has already contributed!!  In our final week, we have just under $10,000 left to raise. With your support, we know that we can meet our goals and help more youth leaders like Alpha. Please donate today! https://www.wellsmountaininitiative.org/donate/

Alpha is a healthcare advocate for vulnerable and marginalized women. While working as the head nurse in a public hospital she used her knowledge gained from volunteering in the community to advocate for more services and support for women. She was recently promoted to manager of the Safe Motherhood Department. Alpha is also a founding member of the WMI Nepal Fellowship, attended the WMI Dream Big Conference in Uganda, and spoke on the Graduate Scholar panel. She has self-funded her studies to earn a postgraduate diploma in Women’s Studies at Tribhuvan University and is now studying for a masters degree in Global Health with a full scholarship.

Our annual fundraising effort ends on January 15th. With the help of hundreds of friends globally, we have had so many successes. A huge thank you to everybody who has already contributed!! In our final week, we have just under $10,000 left to raise. With your support, we know that we can meet our goals and help more youth leaders like Alpha. Please donate today! www.wellsmountaininitiative.org/donate/

Alpha is a healthcare advocate for vulnerable and marginalized women. While working as the head nurse in a public hospital she used her knowledge gained from volunteering in the community to advocate for more services and support for women. She was recently promoted to manager of the Safe Motherhood Department. Alpha is also a founding member of the WMI Nepal Fellowship, attended the WMI Dream Big Conference in Uganda, and spoke on the Graduate Scholar panel. She has self-funded her studies to earn a postgraduate diploma in Women’s Studies at Tribhuvan University and is now studying for a masters degree in Global Health with a full scholarship.
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Love you Alpha Pokharel dii

Our annual fundraising effort ends on January 15th. A huge thank you to everybody who has already contributed!! In our final week, we have just just under $10,000 to raise. With your support, we know that we can meet our goals and help more youth leaders like Monzur. Please donate today! https://www.wellsmountaininitiative.org/donate/

Monzur turned his love for animals into a career as a licensed veterinarian. Growing up with seven siblings in a poor community in Bangladesh, he was raised to care for and treat livestock well - as farm animals often were the only source of income for many families. As a student, Monzur was active in advocating for animal rights and improving livestock welfare. Monzur received a WMI Community Development Grant to create a community awareness campaign against the transmission of rabies. The project was successful in educating over 1000 participants and in vaccinating 90% of the registered domestic feline and canine population in Sylhet. Monzur shares, “As a vet its my responsibility to save both animals and humans.” Monzur continues his studies in specialized veterinary medicine and has the goal of becoming a government veterinary surgeon.

Our annual fundraising effort ends on January 15th. A huge thank you to everybody who has already contributed!! In our final week, we have just just under $10,000 to raise. With your support, we know that we can meet our goals and help more youth leaders like Monzur. Please donate today! www.wellsmountaininitiative.org/donate/

Monzur turned his love for animals into a career as a licensed veterinarian. Growing up with seven siblings in a poor community in Bangladesh, he was raised to care for and treat livestock well - as farm animals often were the only source of income for many families. As a student, Monzur was active in advocating for animal rights and improving livestock welfare. Monzur received a WMI Community Development Grant to create a community awareness campaign against the transmission of rabies. The project was successful in educating over 1000 participants and in vaccinating 90% of the registered domestic feline and canine population in Sylhet. Monzur shares, “As a vet it's my responsibility to save both animals and humans.” Monzur continues his studies in specialized veterinary medicine and has the goal of becoming a government veterinary surgeon.
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