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2015 WCC Top Three Teams

First Place

Kugera: A sexual health and consent lesson plan

Word's challenge challenge winning team together in Rwanda in summer 2015

Team members

Read more about the 2015 Winning Team's project

Second Place

Preventable vision loss and related symptoms due to Vitamin A deficiency

This team proposed improving the distribution of Vitamin A supplements in developing countries by establshing partnerships between private-sector corporations and non-governmental organizations. The team looked piloting their solution specifically at Mozambique, where the World Health Organization reports 65% of preschool-aged children and 14% of pregnant women are Vitamin A deficient.

Team members

Third Place

Imbalanced nutrition and malnourishment of families in developing rural communities

Working with communities in Nicaragua, this group proposed a number of approaches to address malnutrition due to lack of agricultural knowledge and monocultures in a specific region.

Team members