2018 Service Corps Trip to Malawi

2018 Service Corps Trip to Malawi

In July of 2018, the Fulbright Association returned to Malawi for its second Service Corps Trip in the country, following a successful program in 2017. Eleven participants, ranging from age 12 to age 74, met in Lilongwe City to work with nonprofit organization LEAD SEA (Leadership for Environment and Development in Southern and Eastern Africa) on Pathways to Peace projects to promote sustainability, global health, and education initiatives. The participants represented a diverse demographic, including

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August 24, 2018 0

Celebrating the Fourth of July in Malawi

Celebrating the Fourth of July in Malawi

The mission of Fulbright is to build international bridges between the United States of America and the rest of the world through education, service, and people-to-people connections. The Fourth of July is a great time to reflect upon and celebrate these values – which participants of our newly launched 2018 Service Corps Trip to Malawi had the opportunity to demonstrate! While the trip officially began today, many participants embarked on the long journey to southeastern

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July 5, 2018 0

Georgia Chapter and Service Corps Trip Support Menstrual Hygiene in Malawi

Georgia Chapter and Service Corps Trip Support Menstrual Hygiene in Malawi

On Monday, May 28, the Fulbright Association’s Georgia Chapter launched the first official event in Malawi as part of the global Menstrual Hygiene Day, in collaboration with partners from Grace Pads and LEAD SEA. Menstrual Hygiene Day is a global platform to raise awareness of the challenges that women and girls worldwide face due to their menstruation and highlight solutions to address these challenges. The Fulbright Association’s program is geared toward long-term improvements in key

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May 29, 2018 0

Learning Through Service: The 2018 Service Corps Trip to Vietnam

Learning Through Service: The 2018 Service Corps Trip to Vietnam

Fulbrighters and friends traveled to Hanoi in April for the Fulbright Association’s 2018 Service Corps Trip to Vietnam. In partnership with the local volunteer organizations of Friends for Asia and the Center for Sustainable Development Studies, participants contributed to several service projects with the Vietnamese community, studied and explored important historical and cultural sites, and had the opportunity to network with Fulbrighters in Vietnam. Participants divided into two groups for the service project. The first taught English

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April 30, 2018 0

2017 Insight Trip to India Builds on Fulbright Connections

2017 Insight Trip to India Builds on Fulbright Connections

Participants on our Insight Trip to India arrived in New Delhi last week, eager to experience the nation’s vibrant culture and connect with local communities. During one of their first days in country, they visited Old Delhi, where they walked along the bustling commercial street Chandni Chowk, explored the spice markets, rode a pedal rickshaw, and toured Jami Masjid, the oldest and largest mosque in India. Later that afternoon, they visited the Anandvan community, where

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November 28, 2017 0