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IDEAS For Janapriya Multiple Campus (JMC)

Director: Kishor Poudel Email: [email protected] Phone: +977 985 603 5183 Location/Address: Pokhara, Nepal Type: University Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Nepal


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IDEAS For La Grandee International College (LGIC)

Director: Parbati Adhikari Email: [email protected] Phone: +977 984 628 2104 Location/Address: Pokhara 8, Simalchaur Type: University Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Nepal


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IDEAS For WRC

Director: Paschimanchal Campus Email: [email protected] Phone: +977 61 440457 Location/Address: Pokhara, Lamachaur Type: University Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Nepal


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IDEAS For Motherland

Director: Ashwin Kumar Karki Email: [email protected] Phone: +9849647060 Location/Address: Lakeside 6, Pokhara, Nepal Type: Secondary School Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Nepal


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IDEAS For Chitwan Medical College

Director: Pradish Poudel Email: [email protected] Phone: +977-9846070666 Location/Address: Bharatpur-11,Chitwan, Nepal Type: University Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Nepal


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IDEAS For Makerere University

Director: Ms. Kembabazi Joanita and Mr. Nasasira Andrew Email: [email protected] Phone: +256706600470, +256705677410 Location/Address: School of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, PO Box 7062, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: University Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Busige Development Group

Director: Ms. Babirye Harriet Email: [email protected] Phone: +256752974187 Location/Address: Nokurut Nabirumba Road, Kamuli Municipality, PO Box 88, Kamuli, Eastern Uganda, East Africa Type: Community Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Bakusekamajja Women’s Group

Director: Mrs. Abbuza Agness Email: [email protected] Phone: +256753240483, +256755865155 Location/Address: Busia Trading Center, Bugaya sub-county, Buyende District, Eastern Uganda, East Africa Type: Community Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Special Care Nursery and Primary School

Director: Master Silver S. Email: na Phone: +256703853497 Location/Address: Kanyanya Gayaza Road, Kampala, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: Primary School Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Mboggo Grammar Primary School

Director: Mr. David Kasule Email: na Phone: +256704519001 Location/Address: Kawempe, Kampala, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: Primary School Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Namiringa Primary School

Director: Madam Biira Email: na Phone: +256779345610 Location/Address: Namiringa Church of Uganda Primary School, Mubende District, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: Primary School Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Hope Nursery and Primary School

Director: Mr. Mugisha Darius Email: na Phone: +256704609981 Location/Address: Kawempe, Kampala, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: Primary School Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS for Katiko Primary School

Director: Mr. Mugisha Darius Email: na Phone: +256782959463 Location/Address: Mityana, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: Primary School Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For St. Joseph’s Secondary School

Director: Mr. Zirimu Peter Email: [email protected] Phone: +2567026111441 Location/Address: Naggalama, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: Secondary School Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Kasubi Parents Primary School

Director: Teacher Jacinta Email: na Phone: +256777541820 Location/Address: Kasubi Parents Primary School, Kiboga, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: Primary School Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Grace Fellowship Primary School

Director: Mr. Lubega Richard Email: [email protected] Phone: +256752424494 Location/Address: Makerere-Kivvulu, Kampala, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: Primary School Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Ebenezer Secondary School

Director: Mr. Lubega Richard Email: [email protected] Phone: +256752424494 Location/Address: Ebenezer Christian High School, Bulenga, Kampala, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: Secondary School Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Sunlight Primary School

Director: Pastor Mutebi Email: na Phone: +256752555167 Location/Address: Kyebando-Kampala Road off Gayaza Road, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: Primary School Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For St. Paul Secondary School

Director: Sister Rosemary Nalukwago Email: [email protected] Phone: +256703823231 Location/Address: Rukungiri-Kampala Road, St. Paul Secondary School, Rukungiri District, Western Uganda, East Africa Type: Secondary School Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Kyamasansa Primary School

Director: Mr. Naalima Benedicto Email: [email protected] Phone: +256752457287 Location/Address: Kyamasansa, Kassanda sub-county, Mubende District, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: Primary School Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Hormisdallen Primary School

Director: Mrs. Mukalazi Jackie Email: [email protected] Phone: +256701913563 Location/Address: Kyebando, Kampala City, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: Primary School Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Uganda Martyrs University

Director: Joshua Nsibirwa Email: [email protected] Phone: +256700190604 Location/Address: Nkozi, Masaka Road, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: University Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Uganda Christian University

Director: Mr. Bbaale Earnest Email: [email protected] Phone: +256704792739 Location/Address: UCU Mukono, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: University Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Nkumba University

Director: Mr. Mudenya Nelson Email: [email protected] Phone: +256703402828 Location/Address: Nkumba University, Entebbe, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: University Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Gulu University

Director: Akurut Winnie Email: [email protected]l.com Phone: +256751637764 Location/Address: Gulu University, Gulu Municipality, Northern Uganda, East Africa Type: University Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Bishop Stuart University

Director: Mr. Muhindo Milton Email: [email protected] Phone: +256701861157 Location/Address: Mbarara Municipality, Kakoba Road, Kakoba Division, Western Uganda, East Africa Type: University Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Kyambogo University

Director: Katya Rabson Email: [email protected] Phone: +256704051601 Location/Address: Kyambogo University, Kampala Main Campus, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: University Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Shifod Mityana

Director: Mrs. Nabatanzi Prossy Email: [email protected] Phone: +256702445385 Location/Address: Mityana Town Council, Next to Busimbi Sub-County Offices, Central Uganda, East Africa Type: Community Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Uganda Music Crew

Director: Mr. Mudumba Conerious Email: [email protected] Phone: +256703812354 Location/Address: Bulindi Zone, Kamuli Industrial Area, Kamuli Municipality, Eastern Uganda, East Africa Type: Community Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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Ikongo Gender Development Agency

Director: Mr. Balyana David Email: [email protected], [email protected] Phone: +256758673225 Location/Address: Base Camp Ward, Central Division, Kasese District, Western Uganda, East Africa Type: Community Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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Nyakasanga Development Community Foundation

Director: Ms. Kabugho Jovia Email: [email protected], [email protected] Phone: +256758648255 Location/Address: Nyakasanga Ward, Nyamwamba Division, Kasese District, Western Uganda, East Africa Type: Community Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For Katwe Coalition

Director: Mr. Muhesi Nicholas Email: [email protected] Phone: +256772911257 Location/Address: Katwe Kabatoro Town Council, Kasese District, Western Uganda, East Africa Type: Community Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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Skylight Trust Group

Director: Mr. Mujungu Misairi Email: [email protected], [email protected] Phone: +256773980505 Location/Address: Kiburara Village, Kisinga sub county, Kasese District, Western Uganda, East Africa Type: Community Based Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For OAU

Director: Tolu Akinmayowa Email: [email protected] Phone: +2347084959110 Location/Address: Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State Type: University Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Nigeria


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IDEAS For Ugwan Maigero

Director: Dayo Akinbinuade Email: [email protected] Phone: +2348023738810 Location/Address: Ugwan Maigero (Chikun Local Government Area, Kaduna State) Type: Community Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Nigeria


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IDEAS For Mexico – American Academy

Director: Lionel Patino Email: [email protected] Phone: na Location/Address: Sofía Camarena No. 38 Col. Santa Fé, Zapopan, Jalisco, México Type: K-12 Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For American Academy


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IDEAS For Liberia

Director: Stephen Lavalah Email: [email protected] Phone: na Location/Address: Monrovia, Liberia Type: Country Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Liberia


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IDEAS For Philippines

Director: Ray Bayson Email: [email protected] Phone: na Location/Address: Manila, Philippines Type: Country Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Philippines


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IDEAS For Nepal

Director: Santosh Poudel Email: [email protected] Phone: na Location/Address: Pokhara, Nepal Type: Country Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Nepal


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IDEAS For Nigeria

Director: Ayomide Atitebi Email: [email protected] Phone: na Location/Address: Abuja, Nigeria Type: Country Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Nigeria


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IDEAS For Cape Verde

Director: Serge Djohy Email: [email protected] Phone: na Location/Address: Cape Verde Type: Country Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Cape Verde


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IDEAS For Togo

Director: Mensa Tsedze Email: [email protected] Phone: na Location/Address: Lome, Togo Type: Country Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Togo


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IDEAS For Ghana

Director: Joshua Amponsem Email: [email protected] Phone: na Location/Address: Accra, Ghana Type: Country Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Ghana


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IDEAS For Uganda

Director: Sinamakosa Isaac Email: [email protected] Phone: na Location/Address: Kampala, Uganda Type: Country Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For Uganda


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IDEAS For DRC

Director: Daniel Mastaki Email: [email protected] Phone: +243991015445 Location/Address: Bukavu, South-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo Type: Country Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For DRC


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Kabare Community Affiliate

Director: Pascal Marhegane Email: [email protected] Phone: +243853543441 Location/Address: Miti, South-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo Type: Community Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For DRC


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Luvungi Community Affiliate

Director: Mbata Shekahogo Email: na Phone: +243997806303 Location/Address: Plaine de la Ruzizi, South-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo Type: Community Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For DRC


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Catholic University of Bukavu

Director: Tresor Mango Email: [email protected] Phone: +243975245157 Location/Address: Bukavu, South-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo Type: University Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For DRC


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Rural Development College – Goma

Director: Eliode Bakole Email: [email protected] Phone: +243995704403 Location/Address: Goma, North-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo Type: University Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For DRC


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Rural Development College – Bukavu

Director: Didier Mugalihya Email: [email protected] Phone: +243999226159 Location/Address: Bugabo Hill, Bukavu, South-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo Type: University Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For DRC


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Ibanda Secondary School

Director: Yves Mugisho Email: [email protected] Phone: +243975830893 Location/Address: Bukavu, South-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo Type: Secondary Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For DRC


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Bagira Secondary School

Director: Witanene Milenge Email: [email protected] Phone: +243993714975 Location/Address: Bukavu, South-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo Type: Secondary Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For DRC


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Technic Secondary School Bugabo

Director: Ursul Yalala Email: [email protected] Phone: +243852235715 Location/Address: Bukavu, South-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo Type: Secondary Affiliate Branch: IDEAS For DRC


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Solar Umbrella Installation: UCF Student Union

Date: August 8th, 2011. Team: IDEAS For UCF. Team Size: Small: (2-4). Solution Description: Showcase solar technology on campus as a means of charging phones, computers, and providing wifi. Solution Goal: Offset charging of phones, computers, and other tech by providing students a source of solar energy and a place to be outside while working. Read More: UCF Today Article


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Invasive Species Dinner: Sustainable Lion Fish Feast

Date: October 29th, 2015. Team: The Hive Orlando, Kappo Resturant, Hanson's Shoe Repair (Speak Easy). Team Size: Large (10+). Solution Description: In an effort to reduce the number of lionfish in our waters, IDEAS leaders took action by organizing a dinner with lionfish as the main ingredient. Solution Goal: 30 Lionfish were caught one by one to completely eliminate by-catch and were served to guests after an invasive species lesson. SDGs Addressed: SDG 4, SDG 14. Read More: Facebook Album


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National Sanitation Day Clean Up Exercise

Date: February 2015 Team: IDEAS For KNUST - Ghana Description: IDEAS leaders and student at KNUST University in collaboration with the Ghana Youth Climate Coalition and Global Alliance hosted a community clean up exercise in support of their monthly National Sanitation Day.


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Las Piedras Solar Powered Water Pump – Accesso Solar

Date: 2016 Team: Accesso Solar Description: Our project will replace the existing water pump with a solar-powered pump, expanding access to clean water and eliminating the cost and labor needed to procure fuel.


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International Coastal Clean Up Day

Date: September 2015 Team: IDEAS For Philippines Description: Volunteer students from various schools, local government units from the Municipality of Mariveles, factory workers, concerned citizens, and residents from various nearby towns and Barangay nationwide once again spearheaded the clean -up activities in their respective communities to celebrate International Coastal Clean Up Day.


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Coastal Clean Up and Tree Planting

Date: July 2015  Team: IDEAS For Philippines Description: Young students and local community members spent the day cleaning a local beach and planting trees to conserve their environment


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Habitat Clean-Up: Little Wekiva River

Date: March 13th, 2013 Team: IDEAS For UCF, Eco Rollins, The Hive Orlando Team Size: Large (10+). Solution Description: Hold a volunteer-lead canoe clean-up to the remote stretches of the Little Wekiva River. Solution Goal: Remove the threat of pollution from the Little Wekiva River for the good of wildlife, people, and planet. SDGs Addressed: SDG 3, SDG 4, SDG 6, SDG 14, SDG 15. Read More: IDEAS Blog.


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Habitat Clean-Up: Lake Phewa Damside

Date: August 27th, 2016 Team: IDEAS For La Grendee and Damside Youth Club. Team Size: Medium (5-10). Solution Description: Cigarette butts, paper, plastic,, and styrofoam were all hunted down and removed by a team of student volunteers on the damnside of Lake Phewa. Solution Goal: Remove the threat of pollution from the damside of Lake Phewa for the good of wildlife, people, and planet. SDGs Addressed: SDG 3, SDG 4, SDG 6, SDG 14, SDG 15


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Habitat Clean-Up: Janapriya Multiple Campus

Date: October 3rd, 2016 Team: IDEAS For Nepal Chapters (JMC, La Grendee, and Motherland Chapters). Team Size: Large (10+). Solution Description: Cigarette butts, paper, plastic,, and styrofoam were all hunted down and removed by a team of student volunteers. Solution Goal: Remove the threat of pollution from the urban environment for the good of wildlife, people, and planet. SDGs Addressed: SDG 3, SDG 4, SDG 6, SDG 14


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Habitat Clean-Up: Lake Phewa Cleaning Programme

Date: August 28th, 2016, Team: IDEAS For JMC (Janapriya Multiple Mampus). Team Size: Medium (5-10). Solution Description: Open the waterway by removing garbage from the lakeside and collecting invasive aquatic vegetation growing unnaturally plentiful in Lake Phewa. Solution Goal: Remove garbage from the lakeside and invasive aquatic vegetation from the lake for native wildlife and public safety. SDGs Addressed: SDG 3, SDG 4, SDG 6, SDG 14, SDG 15.


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Habitat Clean-Up: Roman Highway Mariveles Bay

Date: September 19th, 2015 Team: IDEAS For Philippines. Team Size: Large (10+). Solution Description: Cigarette butts, paper, plastic, fishing line, and styrofoam were all hunted down by a team of student volunteers. Solution Goal: Remove the threat of pollution from the beach for the good of wildlife, people, and planet. SDGs Addressed: SDG 3, SDG 4, SDG 6, SDG 14. Read More: Facebook


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Habitat Clean-Up: Lingkod Kalikasan Clean-Up Day

Date: December 14th, 2005 Team: IDEAS For Philipines Lingkod Kalikasan Team Size: Small (2-4) Solution Description: Cigarette butts, paper, plastic, and styrofoam were all hunted down by a team of student volunteers. Solution Goal: Remove the threat of on-site pollution for the good of wildlife, people, and planet. SDGs Addressed: SDG 3, SDG 4, SDG 6, SDG 14, SDG 15. Read More: Facebook Page


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World Food Day Celebration at the American Academy

Date: October 2015 Team: IDEAS For Mexico - American Academy Description: Students from lower elementary to fifth grade gave presentation about World Food Day and relevant food issues in their own country and communities such as famine and malnutrition.


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Tree Nursery Establishment and Research in Bukavu

Date: March 2016 Team: IDEAS For DR Congo Description: IDEAS leaders searched through local forests to collect 3,580 seeds of endangered plant and tree species and created a 2 hectare nursery for domestication. Half of the grown species were distributed to local farmers for reforestation efforts.


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Tree Planting: Bukavu Tree Event

Date: January 2016 Team: IDEAS For DR Congo and Rural Development College Solution Description: IDEAS For DR Congo and the Rural Development College planted 150 trees in their community. Solutions Goal: IDEAS For the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Rural Development College Chapter in partnership with the AGED Association, Environmental Civil Society Platform and Provincial Coordination of the Environment planted 150 trees in the local community. SDGs Addressed: SDG 3, SDG 11, SDG 13, SDG 17


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Paris Climate Agreement Tree Planting at St. Paul High School

Date: December 2015 Team: IDEAS For DR Congo Description: As world leaders gathered in Paris for the Climate Summit, students at St. Paul High School took action and planted 3,000 trees


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Energy Access Talks (EAT) – Lira

Date: 2015  Team: IDEAS For Uganda Description: Interactive community dialogues were hosted to share facts about energy access in Uganda, discuss health impacts, and provide guidance on strategic planning for accessible clean energy access.


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Energy Access Talks (EAT) – Kampala

Date: 2015  Team: IDEAS For Uganda. Team Size: Large (Small 2 - 4). Solution Description: Interactive community dialogues were hosted to share facts about energy access in Uganda, discuss health impacts, and provide guidance on strategic planning for accessible clean energy access. Solution Goal: Establish facts about energy access in Uganda to guide us in the forthcoming strategic planning for accessible clean energy by Ugandan communities.   SDGs Addressed: SDG 3, SDG 4, SDG 6, SDG 14, SDG 15.


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Energy Access Talks (EAT) – Kasese

Date: 2015  Team: IDEAS For Uganda Description: Interactive community dialogues were hosted to share facts about energy access in Uganda, discuss health impacts, and provide guidance on strategic planning for accessible clean energy access.


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Energy Access Talks (EAT) – Mubende

Date: 2015  Team: IDEAS For Uganda Description: Interactive community dialogues were hosted to share facts about energy access in Uganda, discuss health impacts, and provide guidance on strategic planning for accessible clean energy access.


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Energy Access Talks (EAT) – Kamuli

Date: 2015  Team: IDEAS For Uganda Description: Interactive community dialogues were hosted to share facts about energy access in Uganda, discuss health impacts, and provide guidance on strategic planning for accessible clean energy access.


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Energy Access Talks (EAT) – Gulu

Date: 2015  Team: IDEAS For Uganda Description: Interactive community dialogues were hosted to share facts about energy access in Uganda, discuss health impacts, and provide guidance on strategic planning for accessible clean energy access.


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WASH Training Workshops

Date: November 2015 Team: IDEAS For Uganda, SPOUTS of Water, Save The Children Uganda  Description: Trained 22 Save the Children staff and volunteers as WASH Trainers of trainees  (ToTs) in Kasese, and demonstrated WASH education at Karusandara Primary School.


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Climate Change GIS Mapping Training

Date: June 2015  Team: IDEAS For Uganda Description: Empowering young people with QGIS climate change mapping skills


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Filters For Schools Project

Date: 2016 Team: IDEAS For Uganda Description: A SPOUTS of Water and IDEAS For Uganda partnership project with primary focus on bringing clean water and Sanitation, Hygiene and clean water education to students without access


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Urban Vertical Micro-Gardening in Kampala

Date: December 2015  Team: IDEAS For Uganda Description: Urban Vertical Micro-Gardens were created to showcase new sustainable technologies to the community for growing substantial amounts of food in small areas


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Aquatic Planting Day: Bee Mat Installation

Install a mat of floating aquatic plants in a retention pond in a residential, urban neighborhood.


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Aquatic Planting Day: Riparian Buffer

Date: November 3rd, 2013 Team: The Hive Orlando, IDEAS For UCF, Eco Rollins Team Size: Medium (5-10) Solution Goal: Create a community or campus event dedicated to planting and celebrating wetlands and rain gardens to cut down on nutrient pollution and runoff. Solution Goal: Plant a riparian buffer around a bare retention pond to create wildlife habitat and reduce nutrient levels in the body of water. SDGs Addressed: SDG 6, SDG 13, SDG 14, SDG 15 Read More: YouTube Video and IDEAS For Us Blog.


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Reforestation: Plant for the Planet Uganda

Date: March 25th, 2015. Team: Plant for the Planet, IDEAS For Uganda. Team Size: Large (10+). Solution Description: Native habitat and fruit trees are planted in a site devoid of trees. Solution Goal: Trees provide carbon sequestration, soil stability and mudslide resistance, native wildlife habitat is increased, urban temperatures are reduced, and food reserves are available to the community. SDGs Addressed: SDG 2, SDG 13, SDG 15.


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Kill-A-Watt: FIU Crackdown

Date: October 22nd, 2010. Team: IDEAS For FIU. Team Size: Medium (5-10). Solution Description: A student-led, residence hall energy saving competition to crackdown on fossil fuel use. Solution Goal: Demonstrate the energy savings possible through behavioral changes and friendly competition. SDGs Addressed: SDG 7, SDG 11, SDG 13 Read More:


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Kill-A-Watt: UM Crackdown

Date: December 3rd, 2014. Team: IDEAS For University of Michigan. Team Size: Medium (5-10). Solution Description: A student-led, residence hall energy saving competition to crackdown on fossil fuel use. Solution Goal: Demonstrate the energy savings possible through behavioral changes and friendly competition. SDGs Addressed: SDG 7, SDG 11, SDG 13. Read More: KillAWattUM.org.


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Energy Access Talks (EAT): IDEAS Liberia Expedition

Date: June 15th, 2014. Team: IDEAS For Us and Youth Exploring Solutions (YES). Team Size: Small: (2-4). Solution Description: Host a free food event for the community that introduces the reality and science behind climate change and the dangers of carbon fuels on personal health in the home. Solution Goal: Encourage cooking in ventilated areas where women and children are not exposed to breathing in carbon rich charcoal fumes. SDGs Addressed: SDG 3, SDG 4, SDG 5, SDG 7, SDG 13. Read More: NewsLibAllAfrica.com, & AllAfricaOpnion.


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IDEAS Bioblitz: Geneva Wilderness Area

Date: May, 14th, 2013. Team: IDEAS For UCF, Eco Rollins, The Hive Orlando. Team Size: Large (10+). Solution Description: A 24 hour event where teams of volunteers, scientists, students, teachers, and families choose an area of habitat and identify as many native and invasive species as possible. Solution Goal: Determine the biodiversity and invasive species present in a given area. SDGs Addressed: SDG 15. Read More: National Geographic Article and Geneva Wilderness Area.


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Enhancing Aquaculture Development on Lake Edward in Kasese District, Uganda

Date: December 2015-2016. Team: IDEAS For Uganda. Description: Hippo-proof, native fish aquaculture cages were built to provide sustainable income and low impact food for villagers.


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Reforestation of Kasese District through establishment of a Tree Nursery Bed

Date:  2016. Team: IDEAS For Uganda. Description: A nursery of 20,000 native seedlings was created to begin a long term reforestation plan for cattle land and areas destroyed by slash and burn agriculture.


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Tree Planting: Zero Carbon Foot Race & Fruit Tree Planting

 Date: November 2nd, 2013 Team: IDEAS For Uganda Description: The event started with a zero carbon awareness marathon to reduce individual carbon foot prints. A deforested area was re-planted with fruit trees for humans and native wildlife. Team Size: Large 10+ SDGs: 13 (ddddddddd) 15 (iffskfnjs) Read More: Facebook Album


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Fleet Farming – Oakland

Date: 2015  - ongoing project. Team: Fleet Farming Oakland. Team Size: Medium (5-10). Solution Description: An urban farming program turning lawns and waste space into small organic farms called "Farmlettes". Solution Goal: Grow hyper-local produce and sell it to restaurants, residents, and farmers markets. SDGs Addressed: SDG 2, SDG 11, SDG 13, SDG 14, SDG 15. Read More: Bearklyside, Awesome Foundation, and more.


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Fleet Farming: Audubon Park

Date: 2014 - ongoing. Team: The Hive Orlando & Fleet Farming Audubon Park. Team Size: Medium (5-10)  Solution Description: A pedal-powered urban farming program turning lawns into hyper-local organic food. Solution Goal: Decentralize the urban agriculture system by providing hyper-local produce and reduce the need for fertilizers, pesticides, and excessive watering in homeowner lawns.SDGs Addressed: SDG 2, SDG 11, SDG 13, SDG 14, SDG 15. Read More: Huffington Post, Smithsonianwww.fleetfarming.com and more.


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Shallow Well Rehabilitation

Date: December 2015. Partner: Water and Development Committee Somalia (WDC). Description: Use low impact techniques to drill a shallow well and provide sustainable access to water for drinking, irrigation, and sanitation for internally displaced Somalian refugees.


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Youth In Agriculture Permaculture Project

Date: 2016. Partner: Youth Exploring Solutions (YES). Description: Waste space and vacant lots were converted into 6 acres of cassava and vegetables grown with permaculture strategies.


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Tote-al Recall The Hive: Orlando

Turn old t-shirts into reusable tote bags to eliminate single-use plastic bags.


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IDEAS For UF

A registered affiliate at the University of Florida. For general inquiries, email: [email protected]


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Rollins College (Eco Rollins)

Eco Rollins is an Affiliate of IDEAS For Us


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IDEAS For UCF

IDEAS For UCF was the first affiliate.


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Put your ideas on the map!

We launched the Solutions Fund as a growing endowment for action that provides seed funding to prototype new initiatives and replicate our best projects across our network.

 

As an IDEAS Member, you can access toolkits for existing projects and apply to the Solutions Fund for assistance developing, funding, and scaling your idea into a new project. Our Solutions Managers are here to assist you every step of the way and assure that all of our projects have the greatest social, economic, and environmental impacts possible.