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Trinity Mission

Posted: Monday, October 11, 2010 in Religious

Trinity Mission, based in Lafayette, provides addiction treatment programs. In the summer of 2010 Executive Director Dan Taylor traveled to Zimbabwe to launch a similar program there. Read more

Tumaini AIDS Prevention Program-USA

Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 in Private Voluntary

Originally an AIDS awareness movement based out of Kampala, Uganda, TAPP-USA was initiated by a group of Anderson University students that started selling paper beads made by native Ugandans. Profits go back to Uganda. Read more

Tumaini Children's Center

Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 in Private Voluntary

Tumaini Children's Center is a charitable organization that seeks to improve the lives of street children in the Kenyan city of Eldoret. Street children are some of the most vulnerable members of any society, and this group wants to give the children "hope, knowledge, skills, opportunities, and resources necessary for them to find a healthy alternative to street life." Read more

U.S. Friends Of The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 in Foundation

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust was created in 1977 to protect and preserve Africa's wilderness and its denizens, especially endangered species like elephants and rhinos. In addition, they support efforts to prevent the illegal export of wildlife artifacts such as ivory tusks. Read more

ULICAF

Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 in Private Voluntary

Established in 2000, United Liberia Inland Church Associates and Friends (ULICAF) is an organization that seeks to renew the spiritual, mental, and physical health of Liberia after years of strife and civil war. Based in Carmel, Indiana, ULICAF supports a variety of projects in Liberia including the Liberia International Christian College. Read more

Una Osili

Posted: Tuesday, October 5, 2010 in Individuals

Dr. Osili is Associate Professor of Economics and Philanthropic Studies at IUPUI. Dr. Osili serves as Director of Research at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. Read more

United Liberia Inland Church Associates & Friends

Posted: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 in Religious

ULICAF works in Liberia to provide funding and technical assistance for local farmers, construct churches, sponsor individuals in training programs, and work with small businesses. Read more

University of Indianapolis- Stellenbosch University Partnership

Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

The University of Indianapolis has a partnership with Stellenbosch University in South Africa. Students are exchanged between the two universities to provide valuable educational experiences for both parties. Read more

University of Southern Indiana- International Programs and Services

Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

As globalization has increased the need for undergraduate students to be knowledgeable about events and trends happening around the world, the Office of International Programs and Services seeks to bring international awareness to students' education. . In addition to supporting greater international understanding, they also coordinate study abroad programs for USI students. Read more

Valparaiso University- Engineers Without Borders

Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

Working closely with local Kenyan leadership, Valparaiso's chapter of Engineers Without Borders recently completed a well in northern Kenya that will allow the surrounding area to pump water for drinking and for irrigation. They will return to East Africa in May 2009 to initiate another clean-water project. Read more