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2010 Out of the Box Winners

Recognizing innovative grassroots efforts to improve the lives of people around the globe was the goal of the first Out of the Box competition organized by the University of Kansas Work Group for Community Health and Development.

Selected by an international panel of judges and then by public voting, the grand prize and second prize- winning projects are both located in Kenya in communities ravaged by civil unrest and the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

The $5000 grand prize winner is the Uhuru Child organization for its Jikaze Internally Displaced Persons Resettlement Village Project in Maai Mahiu, Central Province, Kenya. The project a sustainable re-settlement village for 900 internally displaced persons following the Kenyan post-election violence in 2008.


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Work Group for Community Health and Development
4082 Dole Human Development Center
1000 Sunnyside Avenue
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045-7555 (U.S.A.)

Telephone: (785) 864-0533
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Email: toolbox@ku.edu

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