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Pulte family’s $111 million partnership  provides Notre Dame with resources to fight poverty

Pulte family’s $111 million partnership provides Notre Dame with resources to fight poverty

The University of Notre Dame has developed a variety of tools to address the problems of the poor and to develop and measure the impact of anti-poverty programs. Now, thanks to a $111 million partnership between the University and the Pulte Family Charitable Foundation — the largest of its kind at Notre Dame — the University is positioned to enhance and expand its practices, teaching and research to create, identify and advance programs that best serve those most in need. The endowments provided by the foundation to Notre Dame will focus on serving those most in need, the most alienated and the most displaced.

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Keough School World Refugee Day statement

Keough School World Refugee Day statement

Today, as we mark World Refugee Day, the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs stands in solidarity with the 70.8 million persons forcibly displaced around the world, including more than 25 million refugees, over half of whom are children.

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PROJECT VIDEOS

Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The University of Notre Dame was among 20 universities selected to welcome 25 young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa to receive immersion training as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).

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Building Tomorrow's Schools

NDIGD and Building Tomorrow are working together toward building a primary school in the village of Kongota - one of the poorest communities in the Rakai District of Uganda.

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Haiti Multi-Hazard-Housing Model

Since the 2010 earthquake, the Notre Dame Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences faculty have worked to design a stronger and more affordable housing model to provide resistance and structural reinforcement capable of withstanding both hurricanes and earthquakes.

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Clean Water Wells in Burkina Faso

NDIGD, in cooperation with Engage Burkina and Clean Water in Africa, is working to build new wells throughout the country of Burkina Faso, West Africa.

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The Connectivity, Electricity, and Education for Entrepreneurship (CE3) Project

NDIGD, Accenture, and HP are taking the lead to empower disconnected communities in northern Uganda by harnessing solar energy to generate electricity for Internet and communications technologies, education and training centers, and new locally developed ventures.

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The Tshumbe Project

NDIGD is helping to solve the challenge of limited access to electricity and connectivity for a university in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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