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Map Projects

Mappc Wiki A collaborative project designed to showcase Peace Corps Volunteers and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Maps and Projects. -Cheers Will

[1] A collection of maps made by Peace Corps volunteers. -Chris Delcher (El Salvador, 1998-2000)

Sustainable Tech Wiki

http://www.appropedia.org/

Agricultural Projects

Engineering & Architecture Projects

Design for the Other 90% - Energy

Design for the Other 90% - Shelter

Design for the Other 90% - Transportation

Engineers Without Borders - USA - Open Projects
"EWB-USA is committed to designing and implementing engineering projects in developing communities around the world. There is great need in areas ranging from renewable energy to clean water to sustainable enterprise development."

Open Architecture Network - The Open Architecture Network is an online, open source community dedicated to improving living conditions through innovative and sustainable design.

Education Projects

General

Design for the Other 90% - Education

e-Learning

Online Geography Quiz - There are other learning-centered activities on this site as well focused on vocabulary building, science, math, etc.

Environment Projects

Seeders Program - Panama

Panama Verde - Panama

Health Projects

General

Design for the Other 90% - Health

Water

Design for the Other 90% - Water

IT Projects

Small Business Projects

Micro Grants

Kiva - Kiva lets you connect with and loan money to unique small businesses in the developing world. By choosing a business on Kiva.org, you can "sponsor a business" and help the world's working poor make great strides towards economic independence. Throughout the course of the loan (usually 6-12 months), you can receive email journal updates from the business you've sponsored. As loans are repaid, you get your loan money back.

Web Based Resource Education

peacewiki Peace Corps's internal wiki for volunteer project coordination.

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