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In Sierra Leone youth are helping fight Ebola

Posted September 25, 2014 Avatar KateVOY

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He’s may only be 20 years old, but Alusine Bangura, is of the young people helping in the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone. Alusine was one more than 28,000 volunteers deployed around the country between 19 and 21 September, on a three-day house-to-house information campaign. The campaign aimed to 1.5 million households with life-saving messages about this dreadful disease. During the house-to-house visits, Alusine explains to a family in the eastern Waterloo area how Eb...


"Young people have ways to impact society and beyond" Global Input. Local Output

Posted January 29, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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“Are you making so you can learn?” The VOY team attended a thought conversation on “Tapping into Children's Creativity for a Better World with David Sengeh, President and co-founder of GMin.org” on January 28th. David Sengeh is an innovator, a thought leader, and a mentor for young people. He is currently a PhD candidate who began his inspiring work in prosthetics at MIT, “Not only are you lucky to have a prosthetic, but you're always uncomfortable.” His natural i...