Category: Alumni Project Fund

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Breaking Ground and Building a Brighter Future with Tzibal

Eco-bricks. Bottle Bricks. Recycled bottles stuffed with inorganic trash.

This is what brought OG to a small indigenous Q’eqchi Maya community by the name of Tzibal. Working alongside a grassroots organization, our 2011 Guatemala team helped to construct new school rooms for the community.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Alumni Project Fund

Every year, our Alumni Project Fund provides kick-starter grants to ignite solutions to some of our world’s most pressing problems. We’ve put together a couple of videos to tell you everything you ever wanted to know about the Project Fund but were too afraid to

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It All Starts with a Cow: 2016 Alumni Project Fund Winner

This is a story of a badass group of women in Kenya leading the charge to create change within their community.
Pamoja Tuinuke, a farmers empowerment program based out of Nyeri, was united and founded by women-led self-help groups spread across thirty-eight communities to address local issues. These women are actively solving problems with innovative solutions while simultaneously serving as an example to young girls and other women around them to assume leadership positions.

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2015 Alumni Project Fund Winner

Operation Groundswell’s Alumni Project Fund was created to support our alumni in their quest to create positive change around the world, while continuing to engage with OG and our global community. This year, our Alumni Project Fund Committee received yet another batch of strong proposals for

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Revisiting Ubuntu Blocks

Written by Bryan Adams, OG Alumni, Haiti 2012. With the support from Operation Groundswell’s Alumni Project Fund, the Ubuntu Blocks Project in Port-au-Prince has established a processing facility to efficiently produce the recycled polystyrene building blocks used in housing construction. In order to provide blocks to

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