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Community Resource Center for Refugees

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Private Voluntary

The Community Resource Center for Refugees seeks to help immigrants by educating them on how to successfully integrate into their new communities. They provide education on ESL training, employment skills, employment, healthy homes, disease prevention, volunteering, and healthcare. Read more

Congo Helping Hands, Inc.

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Private Voluntary

Through microeconomic initiatives and community partnering, the organization seeks to improve health, education, agriculture, and economic conditions. Read more

Cummins, Inc.

Posted: Monday, October 11, 2010 in Corporation

Cummins, based in Columbus, partnered with Nigerian company AG Leventis to create Cummins West Africa. The partnership aims to provide solutions to the rapidly growing demand for power in Nigeria. Read more

Daniel J. Adomitis

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Individuals, Corporation

Firestone Natural Rubber Company is a multi-nation corporation with large investments in Liberia Besides business investment, Firestone Liberia has also invested heavily in education and healthcare. Sixteen thousand students attend primary and secondary schools funded by Firestone Liberia. Read more

Danka Rapic

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

Danka Rapic is an Indianapolis resident who specializes as a gender and development consultant. She has worked both with the policy institute Provocate and with the Center on Philanthropy at IUPUI. For the Center on Philanthropy, she helped to form a relationship with the Harambee Center on Philanthropy at Moi University in Kenya. Read more

Darcy Weaver

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Individuals

Darcy Weaver is the leader and coordinator of College Park Church's partnership with the Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST). The mission of NEGST is "to promote excellence in African Christianity." Read more

Darfur Peace & Development Organization

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Organizations

The organization exists to provide humanitarian relief to victims of the genocide in Darfur, to facilitate just governance, and to enable the residents of Darfur to effectively rebuild and develop their homeland. Read more

Daria Barwinska

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Individuals

Daria, a native of Poland, has published a book entitled To Be . . . In Africa. She is also involved in a number of African humanitarian initiatives. Read more

David Russell

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Individuals

David Russell is a lawyer practicing in many areas including international law. He also serves as vice-chairman of the African University Foundation. He is a frequent speaker in Indiana and abroad on international law and intellectual property rights. Read more

Dawn Whitehead

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Individuals

In 2009, IUPUI was awarded a grant by the Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad from the U.S. Department of Education. Dr. Dawn Whitehead, Director of International Curriculum at IUPUI, became the director for the project. Read more