Building a Library

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CATEGORY: Civic Engagement, Academics
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RELATED PROGRAMS: Civic Engagement Center, Institute for Global Citizenship (IGC)

Waruiru Mburu '13 received a grant from the Live It Fund. Her project involves building a library at Bunabumali Good Samaritan Orphan and Needy school in Bunabumali village, Bududa District, Uganda.

"I will also be leading an HIV/AIDS workshop aimed at how to respond to HIV in the family and community," says Waruiru.

The pupils will also have the opportunity to express their dreams in writing and present them during the opening of the library.

The Institute for Global Citizenship Student Council created the Live It Fund to empower their peers to embrace the core values of Macalester: Academic Excellence. Multiculturalism. Internationalism.

PUBLISHED: 06/14/2011

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