Instead of fundraising, last year at Carleton University, Students To End Extreme Poverty campaigned to get a question to referendum whereby students would vote on whether or not they would pay an extra $6 per person annually in tuition fees to help finance a Millennium Village.
Sitting under a sprawling acacia tree, Abdulahi Bari Barrow points to his blackboard and asks the students to repeat the lesson after him.
Ruhiira and Katine. The former is located in the southeast of Uganda, the latter in the northwest. One is a stable village, the other a post-conflict community.
Since inception, the Pampaida Millennium Village has achieved many successes.
A partnership between buildOn and the Millennium Villages project has completed 30 new schools in Mali. Together these 30 schools will provide access to education for up to 4,500 kids in the Mali Millennium Villages cluster.