Congratulations to this year’s Pacific Fund awardees.
CONGRATULATIONS TO PACIFIC FUND RECIPIENTS FOR 2010-2011
Global Law Brigade - Panama
Jessica Garland and Alana Pennington: Participation in the Global Law Brigade Project in Panama, December 2010 to help with legal issues of indigent farmers in a remote part of Panama
Sustainable Agriculture in Panama
Caroline Fantozzi, Emma Cohen, Hermilo Garcia, Josephine Yeskovich, Shannon Chapman, and Alex Kutac: To learn about sustainable permaculture and organic agriculture practices in Panama in March 2011; and then apply some of their practices upon our return to our work with Puentes, their sister organization here in Stockton.
NGO Conference, New York City
Samantha Phillips and Kimberly Hargrave: Attending a conference for NGOs in New York on behalf of Solar Cookers International in Janary, 2011. Their presentation is available here.
Each of the winning teams will make a presentation about their experience upon completing their projects. Keep your eye out for dates and times.
THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA ARE USED TO SELECT AWARDEES
· How innovative/original is the project?
· How broad of an impact will the project have?
· How student driven is the project?
· How well is the budget developed?
· How well developed is the plan for disseminating finding upon completion of the project?