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GlobeMed at The City College of New York 2014 – 2015 ANNUAL REPORT


GlobeMed Network AMHERST COLLEGE ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY BETHEL UNIVERSITY BOSTON COLLEGE BROWN UNIVERSITY CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK COLORADO COLLEGE COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY CORNELL UNIVERSITY CU-BOULDER DARTMOUTH COLLEGE DUKE UNIVERSITY EMORY UNIVERSITY FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HOWARD UNIVERSITY INDIANA UNIVERSITY LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO MASSACHUSETTS INST. OF TECHNOLOGY MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY PENN STATE UNIVERSITY PRINCETON UNIVERSITY RHODES COLLEGE RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SPELMAN COLLEGE ST. EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY TUFTS UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI UCLA UNIVERSITY OF DENVER UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY UNC-CHAPEL HILL UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY WHITMAN COLLEGE

Pastoral de La Salud | San Salvador, El Salvador ICOD Action Network | Lyantonde, Uganda Rural Economic Development Association | Svay Rieng, Cambodia Chinmaya Organization for Rural Development| Tamil Nadu, India Ungano Tena | Nairobi, Kenya CCC-UNSCH | Ayacucha, Peru Western Organization of People Living with HIV/AIDS | Western Kenya Gulu Women’s Economic Development and Globalization | Gulu, Uganda AMMID | San Marcos, Guatemala Himalayan Health Care | Jawalakhel, Nepal Kachin Women’s Association Thailand | Chiang Mai, Thailand ACUDESBAL | Bajo Lempa, El Salvador Migrant Assistance Program Foundation | Chiang Mai, Thailand Escuela de La Calle | Quetzaltenango, Guatemala Set Her Free| Kampala, Uganda Primeros Pasos | Quetzaltenango, Guatemala Network for Ecofarming in Africa | Moro, Kenya Trailblazer Foundation| Siem Reap, Cambodia Health Development Initiative | Kigali, Rwanda Jambi Huasi | Otovalo, Ecuador Hope Through Health | Kara, Togo Gardens for Health International | Gasabo, Rwanda Knowledge for Children | Kumbo, Cameroon Young 1ove| Gabarone, Botswana Kitovu Mobile AIDS Organization | Masaka, Uganda Adonai Child Development Center| Namugoga, Uganda Feed the World | Piura, Peru COVE Alliance| Kapeeka, Uganda A Ministry of Sharing Health and Hope | Managua, Nicaragua ChangeALife Uganda | Migyera, Uganda Light for Children | Kumasi, Ghana Burmese Women’s Union | Mae Sot, Thailand Maison de Naissance | Torbeck, Haiti PHASE Nepal| Kathmandu, Nepal Asociación de Personas Afectadas por Tuberculosis del Perú | Lima, Peru Social Action for Women | Mae Sot, Thailand Mpoma Community HIV/AIDS Initiative| Mukono, Uganda Buddhism for Social Development Action | Kampong Cham, Cambodia Perkin Educational Opportunities Foundation (PEOF) | Morazán, El Salvador Kyetume Community Based Health Care (KCBHCP)| Mukono, Uganda Raising the Village | Kampala, Uganda Population Education Development Association | Vientiane, Laos Lwala Community Alliance | Lwala, Kenya Kallpa Iquitos | Iquitos, Peru Alternative for Rural Movement | Odisha, India SparkMicrogrants| Mbale, Uganda Clinica Ana Manganaro | Guarjila, El Salvador Build Your Future Today Center | Siem Reap, Cambodia Women’s Development Association | Phnom Penh, Cambodia Cambodian Organization for Women’s Support | Kampong Thom, Cambodia Dios es Amor | Lima, Peru Uganda Development and Health Associates | Iganga, Uganda Kigezi Healthcare Foundation| Kabale, Uganda Burma Humanitarian Mission (BHM) | Eastern Burma


About GlobeMed Mission GlobeMed aims to strengthen the movement for global health equity by empowering students and communities to work together to improve the health of people living in poverty around the world.

Vision We envision a world in which health – the ability to not only survive but thrive – is possible for all people, regardless of where they call home.

We believe every human life has equal worth and every person deserves the chance to thrive. This belief has drawn together our network of students, communities, and supporters from all walks of life and from every corner of the world. Health for all is within our grasp, but we can only achieve it by working together.


Message from

The Co-Presidents Dear Friends,

We are happy to have completed our chapter’s first and very successful year. Our chapter is so grateful for the support from such dedicated students, our chapter advisors, and our affiliated student organizations here at City College, and the mentorship received from our sister GlobeMed chapters throughout the GlobeMed Network. As a commuter school largely consisting of working class students, it was often difficult for our chapter members to find enough hours in the day to balance their part time jobs, academics, commuting. Despite those challenges, our chapter grew in both its size and notoriety on campus as we began even more recruiting and hosted campaign events to raise awareness about the needs of our partner CCCUNSCH in Peru. We succeeded this year in maintaining a small but consistent group of students who focused raising funds for our partner. We focused on building strong bonds with our partner and other student organizations who also share in our goal of promoting equal opportunity for those in need. Sincerely, Sapphire Holness & Jeannen Santos 2014-2015 Co-Presidents GlobeMed at The City College of New York

Since our founding in May 2014, our chapter has grown from 8 members to 19 members.


About Us

Our Chapter

In the spring semester 2014 students here at City College first learned of the GlobeMed’s mission during an information session conducted by representatives from the GlobeMed Global Headquarters. Shortly after our chapter founder, Sapphire Holness, was selected and given the task of finding interested students to make up our membership including selecting students to become the chapter’s first executive board, and ensuring the chapter’s full recognition from City College, and secure an on campus chapter advisor. Despite having an initial army of only two students, we succeeded in recruiting students associated with various majors from City College and building a solid Executive Board of students from diverse majors, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds. Our chapter was awarded with the Founder Launch Grant from the GlobeMed Global Headquarters and has succeeded in raising $450 in its first year for CCCUNSCH. This in the summer of 2015 our chapter will experience


KEY FACTS: In Ayacucho there are 4.65 physicians per 10,000 population An infant mortality of 23 per 1000 live births

Our Partnership

Centro de Capacitaci贸n Campesina (Center of Farming Training) de la Universidad Nacional de San Cristobal de Huamanga (CCC-UNSCH) Founded in 1977

CCC-UNSCH began as a program that sought to bring joy to the elderly community through small gestures that would take place on special occasions. Over time the organization transformed its objective to result in long term impacts. In 2010 CCCUNSCH partnered with GlobeMed and in 2014 CCC-UNSCH was partnered with The City College of New York Chapter. CCC-UNSCH mission is to work with the most abandoned and excluded sectors of the population of the region in strategic alliance with CAPIS and MINSA. Through the various activities and workshops held, the overall goal aims to improve the quality of life of the elderly by establishing a source of income through sustainable agriculture and textile. The two areas the organization works with are Huamanga and San Juan Bautista.

San Juan Bautista & Huamanga Population: 151,019 In 1980 there was a period of internal conflict. The population was forced to decide whether to side with the Peruvian Army and guerilla fighters. Social unrest and violence created a despairing environment, especially for the vulnerable elderly. To combat this environment, the founders of CCC-UNSCH set out to empower the elderly and create an uplifting social environment by having engaging social gatherings, prompting social advocacy, education on access to economic and health resources for the elderly, and sports activities.


Our Project BY THE NUMBERS: Key metric: 2 Communities will benefit from this project. Directly influenced 60 Indirectly influenced 200 Cost of project: $5,000 What the money directly funded: For agricultural projects funds purchase seeds, livestock. Textile materials such as wool. Health Trainers will provide services for educating the ederly on fitness and healthy living.

GlobeMed at The City College of New York raised $450 to fund a community of elderly who cultivate and harvest farmlands, in Huamanguilla and to fund local textile work they perform in Ayacucho. In the 2014 – 2015 school year, our chapter raised $450 for the elderly community of Ayacucho and San Juan Bautista The money raised will be invested in the purchasing of essentials for agricultural work, which include seeds, plots of land, chickens, and cuey. Additionally, the money will go towards paying for Our project will directly impact [# of lives]. By obtaining these essentials the elderly can continue to cultivate, travel into the city to sell their product and generate income


Campaigns Campaigns are on-campus events and initiatives that raise funds for GlobeMed partner organizations' grassroots projects abroad.

Event Title

Event Description

Revenue

Halloween Bake Sale

Halloween Themed Bake Sale. Students provided baked goods, including cookies and cupcakes.

Food Sale

Local restaurants and Chapter members donated food items such as pasta, salad, and soul food to be sold. Hosted during the Fall and Spring semester.

$220

Spring Smoothie Sale

Chapter Members blended fresh vegan smoothies and promoted sign-ups for Kaplan, our test prep partner.

$115

Movie Screening “Twelve Years a Slave”

Our Chapter collaborated with Physicians for Human Rights to host a movie screening and food sale for our partner. Admission was free.

$55

Individual Giving

Members reached out to family and friends.

$80

$90

Total funds raised for CCCUNSCH in 2014-2015:

$450.00

“Since 2014, GlobeMed at CCNY has raised $450 for CCC-UNSCH, to empower the elderly in Huamanguilla, Peru.”


Halloween Bake Sale

Campaign Highlights Movie Screening

Smoothie Sale

This semester we were able to screen the movie 12 Years A Slave. It was an event to bring awareness to the hardships the slaves had to endure. We were able to gather people together and share in this learning experience.

As a group, we wanted to focus on the health benefits of different fruits so we decided to sell smoothies, which was a highlight of the semester and the most tasteful.


Community Building Through service and team-building events, community and camaraderie is fostered around global health and social justice within GlobeMed chapters, the GlobeMed network and surrounding communities.

Chapter Members volunteer at the Central Harlem Senior Citizens Center

Total number of chapter members in 2014 – 2015: 19 Number of community-building events: 5 Number of hours volunteered in the community: 14 Community Building held several Executive Board and staff outings throughout New York City. Our first Executive Board Retreat was held in Little Italy during the Famous San Gennaro. The Community Building Committee reached out to a Local Senior Center in Harlem and our chapter members worked with the Center’s staff in serving food to the elderly of the Harlem Community.


Executive Board Retreat- Fall 2014 Executive Board Members went to Little Italy to enjoy the festivities and food.


Activity: Creating GlobeMed T-shirts GlobeMed members killed two birds with one stone with this activity: We made t-shirts that represented our union, and got to bond with one another by creating them together!


Staff Retreat- Spring 2015 GlobeMed members put their creative minds toward solving a murder case mystery, and later used the same tools in debate to investigate solutions to solve the issue of police brutality and restoring the public’s trust in law enforcement.


globalhealthU globalhealthU is GlobeMed’s signature year-long global health curriculum. This student-designed and driven program equips students with the critical thinking skills that will inform a life of leadership for global health.

globalhealthU has been instrumental in establishing camaraderie amongst our chapter. Working with the GHU Committee to figure out what our chapter wanted, each session was put together as a team and played at the strengths of the facilitator and built on the ideas of the chapter. Eight discussions were held throughout the year. We are proud that each GHU was interactive and involved the members entirely. As a committee we enjoyed hearing members’ opinions and providing an open forum to grow as leaders and become more informed global citizens.


globalhealthU globalhealthU is GlobeMed’s signature year-long global health curriculum. This student-designed and driven program equips students with the critical thinking skills that will inform a life of leadership for global health.

Danger of a Single Story

CCC-UNSCH & You

With about 15 GlobeMedders in attendance, we split into groups and read aloud Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED Talk titled, The Danger of a Single Story. We gained an understanding how generalized and oversimplified descriptions of entire communities is detrimental and needs to be changed.

Together we covered the Who, What, Where, When, Why, & How of our partner. Members rotated through different stations to discuss the purpose and history of our partner as well as historical information about Peru.


World Day of Social Justice February 20, 2015

Interactive & Informational Seminar We created a handout for the members in attendance that outlined the facts about human trafficking and forced labor. In all we wanted to really lay out the facts for all members to ensure that each member becomes informed of what exactly human trafficking is and where it is prevalent. We discussed different methods of advocacy and how conversations can lead to action. To end the seminar we handed out a small chart, each with a question in the box. Members were asked to walk around and ask other members in the room if they knew the answer to the question, thus ensuring information retention among members.


World Day of Social Justice February 20, 2015


# OF GROW INTERNS:

4

LENGTH OF STAY: 16

days

DATES OF TRAVEL:

8/5 - 8/22

GROW Internship Grassroots Onsite Work

Through Grassroots On-site Work (GROW) internships, students build capacity of their partner organization, engage in mutual learning, and ensure long-term stability of their partnership. Work Description: This year, we hope to build the relationship we have with our partner and gain the locals’ trust by visiting their homes and learning about their lifestyle. We also aim to monitor their current projects and determine what other areas of need we can address in the coming year.

“This is the first year our chapter is doing GROW and we are beyond excited to meet the elderly people aided by CCCUnsch. They seem wise and spirited, and I am sure we will learn a lot from them.” -- Ria Malhotra, c/o 2018


GlobeMed at The City College of New York

Our Future Dear Friends, This school year, we move forward in focusing on building in-chapter solidarity and notoriety throughout City College. We also hope to increase interaction with our local sister chapters in the fall semester. This summer will be our chapter’s first GROW internship with our partner CCC-UNSCH. We are excited to engage with the local elderly community and gain a better perspective on their passion, values, and the complexities of their way of life. With our GROW experience, we hope that our partnership with CCCUNSCH and respect for the elderly community it serves will further develop. Financing our GROW Project will help ensure establishing the means for income generation and food security within the rural elderly populations. While ensuring their traditions and the quality of their way of life are respected and well maintained. All donations can be made online at our Razoo page: http://www. razoo.com/story/Globemed-At-The-City-College-Of-New-York-Ccc-Unsch

Checks are Payable to: City College Student Services Corporation Office of Student Life & Leadership Development (GlobeMed at CCNY) Mailed To: GlobeMed at CCNY 60 Convent Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10031 North Academic Center - Room 1/210 Sincerely, Sapphire Holness & Jeannen Santos 2015-2016 Co-Presidents GlobeMed at The City College of New York

GlobeMed has given me the opportunity to work with an organization across the world and fight for social justice. Jeannen Santos ‘16


Finances In 2014-2015, GlobeMed at City College of New York raised $ 450.00 for CCC-UNSCH to support projects in Ayacucho, Peru.

Revenue Events (Campaigns) Individuals

$480.00 $81.00

University

0

Corporations

0

Foundations

0

Internal Chapter Revenue GlobeMed Global Headquarters Launch Grant TOTAL REVENUE

$75.00 YES $1136.00

Expenses Campaigns

$245.00

Operations

$268.00

TOTAL EXPENSES

$513

Sent to Partner Total sent to partner that was fundraised in the 20142015 academic year

$450

TOTAL SENT TO PARTNER IN 2014-2015

$450.00

Current Cash Position

$173.00


Stay Connected

GlobeMed at The City College of New York Read more about our partner and project, and the GlobeMed network http://globemed.org/impact/ccny/

“Like� us on Facebook to find out about upcoming events. https://www.facebook.com/GlobeMedatCCNY

Follow us on twitter at https://twitter.com/GlobeMedatCCNY

Follow our blog and join in on the discussion. https://globemedatccny.wordpress.com/about-our-partner/

Find our chapter on http://www.razoo.com/story/Globemed-AtThe-City-College-Of-New-York-Ccc-Unsch and make a donation to support our partner and project today. Email us at ccny@globemed.org to find out how you can get involved!


Executive Board

GlobeMed at The City College of New York External Co-President

Jeannen Santos

| jeannensantos@aol.com

Internal Co-President

Sapphire Holness

| sholnes00@citymail.cuny.edu

Ria Malhotra

| riamalhotra63@gmail.com

Ivie Eweka

| ivieweka@gmail.com

GROW Coordinator globalhealthU Coordinator Campaign Coordinator Director of Communications Director of Community Building Director of Finances

Olumide Adeyekun | olumide00722@gmail.com Ugo Akpara

| ugoakpara@gmail.com

Autumn Hinds

| Autumnthinds@gmail.com

Avena Sanassie

| asanass00@citymail.cuny.edu

Supporters A sincere thanks to the following advocates, mentors, donors, and colleagues for making our 2014 – 2015 year a great success:

INDIVIDUALS: Dr. Darwin Deen Chapter Advisor

ORGANIZATIONS: Physicians for Human Rights


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