Maleme Niani Library

Country: Senegal Volunteer: Nicolette Ulrich and Josh Proffitt Grant Amount: $500 After meeting with community members for 6 months, Nicolette and Josh are helping the village of Maleme Niani to build a community library. Learners of all ages will have access to books, computers and other resources obtained from the Mayor’s Office, through donations from […]

The Young Men’s Leadership Project

Country: Macedonia Volunteer: Randy’s cousin and another PCV Grant Amount: $300 The Young Men’s Leadership Project (YMLP) is a year-long program designed to develop and engage young men of Macedonia and help mold them into the future leaders of tomorrow. The Yamanaka Fund grant supported YMLP’s Summer Leadership Camp that took place June 28 – […]

English Multimedia Resource Center

Country: Ukraine Volunteer: Adam Nicotera Grant Amount: $300 Equipment and supplies were purchased – including English textbooks and dictionaries, a computer, a projector, a screen, a whiteboard, a speaker system – to expand services at a secondary school’s multimedia resource center in Dolynska. The project aims to prepare 11th grade students for college courses, to […]