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Grant Writing Skills Training

November 16, 2010
The Roosevelt International Development Center is looking for students who want to learn grant writing related skills to apply for grants for a community based organization in Uganda. Students will learn how to screen potential grants, identify matches, write letters of interests, and full grant requests. They will work with a professional grant writer and receive advice from School of Management students and World Fellows. Please email for more information.

Africa Week Benefit Concert

November 8, 2010

6 pm: “Yale African Students Association Benefit Concert and Dinner” at Sudler Hall, 2nd Floor WLH

YASA Benefit Concert and Dinner

Dinner Served at 6pm, Show begins at 7 pm

5 dollar admission benefitting IRIS.


A Healthy Alternative to Street Life: The Tumaini Children’s Center of Eldoret, Kenya with Tim Mercer & Lonnie Embleton

October 11, 2010

Tuesday October 13th


Public Health Coalition LUNCH

11:30 -12:30 Pierson Blair Room

(in through library)


Photo Exhibit

12:30-2:30 CommonsRotunda


Presentation and Q&A

7:00pm LC 317


Tim Mercer is a graduate from Yale’s School of Public Health and co-

founded the Tumaini Children’s Center for street children in Eldoret, Kenya.

Lonnie Embleton is a MPH student at the University of Toronto and

developed the substance abuse rehabilitation program at the center.

The Tumaini Children’s Center is a comprehensive delivery and access

center for street children, providing the kids with a place to rest, receive health

screenings, wound care, informal education, and vocational training.

Winter Break in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador!!

October 5, 2010

Winter Break in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador!!

Monday, December 27 – Saturday, January 8 (13 days)

Info Sessions: Thursday October 7th, 8pm

Berkeley North Court Basement.
Join a team of Yale students to create sustainable ecotourism in coastal Ecuador.  Learn about NGO work and sustainable development.

  • Plant three community gardens; teach English and Environmental Education classes; organize a beach clean-up day; create a visitor’s center; and market Puerto Cayo by creating a website with student testimonials.
  • Meet with five NGOs and governmental organizations in Quito and Puerto Rico, Ecuador.
  • Celebrate New Year’s with other international tourists in Montañita, a hip surfer town.
  • Fashion a five-year vision to further Puerto Cayo’s development, implementing strategic English instruction, marketing, and sustainability projects.

To learn more about the trip and how to apply, attend our two session

Info Session: Thursday, October 7th, 8pm. The info session will be held in the Berkeley North Court Basement. (Enter through Entryway H in courtyard without the dining hall.)

For more information, contact Hamp Watson at, or go to our website

Global Health Fellows Program for Undergraduate

October 3, 2010

The Jackson Institute: Global Health Fellows Program for Undergraduate


As part of the Yale Global Health Initiative, sophomores and juniors with a demonstrated interest and commitment to addressing pressing global health challenges may apply to become Global Health Fellows through the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. As Global Health Fellows, students prepare for careers in global health by developing expertise and competence through coursework, participation in events on Yales campus, and a global health experience in the field, whether in the U.S. or abroad.  Fellows complete an interdisciplinary course of study, research, and practice that address fundamental and applied economic, political, social, cultural, biologic, and scientific issues relevant to global health. E-mail  GHI@yale.eduThis email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript  with any questions.

12:00pm, Monday, October 4th

Center for International Experience Room 305, 55 Whitney Avenue

4:00pm, Tuesday, October 12th

Center for International Experience Room 369, 55 Whitney Avenue

Applications Due: November 1, 2010.

Goodsearch for World Micro Market

October 3, 2010

Would you take a minute to help World Micro Market at Yale (New Haven) win $1,000? is sponsoring a contest that will give an extra $1,000 to each of the five organizations that have the most toolbar downloads (and $100 to each of the first 100 charities to reach 100 downloads!)  With the GoodSearch toolbar, every time you search online or shop at more than 1,500 stores (from Amazon to Zazzle!), a donation will be made to World Micro Market at Yale (New Haven — all you have to do is add our toolbar to your computer.)
Please help us be one of the lucky charities that will receive these much needed funds!
Here’s how:
2. Download the World Micro Market at Yale (New Haven) toolbar
3. “Share With Friends” on our toolbar download page so that others can get involved!
The contest ends on Oct. 31 so please add the toolbar NOW and spread the word to as many people as you can!  For more information, click
Thank you for your support!

Nourish International Study Break

September 28, 2010

At this special event, Nourish International will present a quick overview of their work and explain how to get involved in their Desserts at Your Door business venture and the planning of their project in Peru. Current and prospective members welcome!

Event Details:

What: Pancake Study Break
When: Thursday, September 30th
Time: 11pm-12am
Where: Dwight Hall Common Room