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Assessing the Effectiveness, Impact, and Sustainability of Local Initiatives to Improve Climate Change Resilience in Mozambique

Impact Evaluation

Assessing the Effectiveness, Impact, and Sustainability of Local Initiatives to Improve Climate Change Resilience in Mozambique

NDIGD is working with a German institution, Adelphi, and ND-GAIN on a study comparing communities that enact pre-disaster preparedness and post-disaster resilience to communities without such plans in Mozambique.

Notre Dame, Balkh University faculty meet for the first time

Education & Training

Notre Dame, Balkh University faculty meet for the first time

Several Notre Dame faculty traveled to India to meet with faculty from Balkh University in Afghanistan.

ICT centers delivered to the field in South Africa

Applied Innovation

ICT centers delivered to the field in South Africa

Following the expansion of The CE3 Project into South Africa, several ICT centers were delivered to the field in the KwaZulu-Natal province. The centers will provide reliable internet connection to locations where it was not previously available. 

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Fellow Follow-Up: Rania Ibrahim

Fellow Follow-Up: Rania Ibrahim

Before the summer of 2016, Dr. Rania Ibrahim, a Notre Dame Mandela Washington Fellow from Ethiopia, and Dr. Olubunmi Okanlami ’08 EMBA, then a critical care pediatrician with Memorial Hospital of South Bend, were strangers separated by an ocean. Neither one could have anticipated the high-impact professional relationship that would blossom during the six-week business and entrepreneurship-based program.

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Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The University of Notre Dame was among 20 universities selected to welcome 25 young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa to receive immersion training as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).

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Building Tomorrow's Schools

NDIGD and Building Tomorrow are working together toward building a primary school in the village of Kongota - one of the poorest communities in the Rakai District of Uganda.

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Haiti Multi-Hazard-Housing Model

Since the 2010 earthquake, the Notre Dame Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences faculty have worked to design a stronger and more affordable housing model to provide resistance and structural reinforcement capable of withstanding both hurricanes and earthquakes.

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Clean Water Wells in Burkina Faso

NDIGD, in cooperation with Engage Burkina and Clean Water in Africa, is working to build new wells throughout the country of Burkina Faso, West Africa.

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The Connectivity, Electricity, and Education for Entrepreneurship (CE3) Project

NDIGD, Accenture, and HP are taking the lead to empower disconnected communities in northern Uganda by harnessing solar energy to generate electricity for Internet and communications technologies, education and training centers, and new locally developed ventures.

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The Tshumbe Project

NDIGD is helping to solve the challenge of limited access to electricity and connectivity for a university in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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