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Dr. Rosalea Cameron

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Individuals

Dr. Cameron, an online faculty member of Indiana Wesleyan University, teaches online courses for Indiana Wesleyan on educational and developmental psychology. She currently lives and works in South Africa. She is an educational consultant for Wesleyan World Missions in Africa and teaches at the North American International School in South Africa. Read more

Dr. Ruth Stone

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Individuals

An ethnomusicologist who lived in Liberia for a number of years, Dr. Stone has published extensively on the music of the Kpelle in Liberia. She continues to expand research in ethnomusicology analysis through digital formats. She is also president of the Liberian Studies Association. Read more

Dr. Susan C. Shepherd

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Individuals

Dr. Shepherd, an associate professor of English at IUPUI, has done research on sign language in conjunction with Moi University in Kenya. She traveled to Kenya in 2009 with a group of professors and students form IUPUI and IPS teachers. During the month-long stay, they participated in workshops and lectures with Moi University. Read more

Dr. William Schneider

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Individuals, Private Voluntary

Besides carrying out extensive research on American healthcare philanthropy throughout the world, Dr. Schneider has also served as a Peace Corps volunteer and as an anti-poverty administrator in Burkina Faso and Chad. Read more

Drums of West Africa

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in

Drums of West Africa is a performing group headed by Prince Julius Adeniyi. The talking drums are used as an educational tool to pass down the oral tradition of the Yoruba people. Read more

Dunn Hall and Kasubi Kids

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

In order to combat severe poverty in Uganda, a dorm at Anderson University is working with Children of Promise to support children in Kasubi, Uganda. The funds raised through sponsored events goes to educating and feeding the children. Read more

Earth House Collective

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Other

The Earth House Collective is a group of conservationists, peace activists, teachers, students, and artists dedicated to peace, community, and culture. Read more

Ed and Brenda Buell

Posted: Tuesday, February 15, 2011 in Individuals, Religious

Through the Alliance of Christian Missions (ACM) the Buells are serving as missionaries in DR Congo. In addition to religious work, they have helped establish small businesses to provide income and a center for rape victims. Read more

Educate a Child Soldier

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Private Voluntary

Educate a Child Soldier seeks to support the education of former LRA child soldiers. Read more

Eli Lilly MDR-TB Partnership

Posted: Monday, October 11, 2010 in Corporation

The Eli Lilly MDR-TB Partnership was set up to fight multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) around the world. One way that Lilly, based in Indianapolis, is helping is by sharing drug formulas and technology with several major companies, including South Africa's Aspen Pharmacare. Read more