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As a global community and a proponent of nations working together, Together for Development will be sharing pieces, videos, art, media from our prior participants and coordinators around the…

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Together Through Corona
March 24, 2020

Today nearly 1 billion people in the world are in confinement due to the continuing propagation of COVID-19 and the number keeps increasing. This global and human crisis has…

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The morning session began with a broad, imaginative question: Your boat has capsized and all if the people on the boat were saved. If you had to start a…

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20 August 2019While yesterday the participants were easing into Eswatini and UWC, today we are plunging into a topic central to the course: Economic Development. We wanted the participants…

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18-19 of August 2019After months of preparation, communication and excitement, Together for Development 2019 begins! Waterford’s quiet ,misty hills are filled with young participants eager to explore and learn…

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We’re asking former participants of Together for Development what got them interested in the short course, what they learned, and what they are doing after this transformative experience. Hear…

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We’re asking former participants of Together for Development what got them interested in the short course, what they learned, and what they are doing after this transformative experience. Hear…

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The last day
January 11, 2019

It’s finally here. Time to say goodbye. After two weeks of intense study, meaningful interactions and deep bonding, it’s finally time to part ways. The tearful goodbyes had already…

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Making a change
January 10, 2019

We’ve come to the part of the course where it’s time to start making plans for what comes next. All this time we’ve been empowering our participants with the…

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Back from community stays
January 9, 2019

We’re all back! The common room this evening was vibrant with hugs, joy, and “I missed yous” as participants who had been separated for two whole days reunited. As…

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Inspiring Youth Activism
January 6, 2019

We’re over halfway through our course now, so we decided to start this morning on a relatively light note. We gave participants the opportunity to spend the morning in…

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Today was Environment and Sustainability Day, another topic you wouldn’t expect to be controversial with this group, but was. We started with a discussion about the Sustainability Development Goals,…

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TFD Goes Hiking
January 4, 2019

Together for Development is about many things, from building a community of young change-makers, to building friendships, support systems, and of course, lasting memories with people from different cultures,…

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Human Rights and Gender Day
January 3, 2019

Here’s a question: if your ship was shipwrecked on a desert island and you had the chance to start a whole new community from scratch, how would you define…

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We head off-campus!
January 2, 2019

After a memorable day yesterday, today had a high bar. To meet it, we decided to take the group off-campus to explore Manzini, the largest city in eSwatini. As…

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