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McGill's impact around the world

  • Can 50$ change a life?

    An innovative McGill microcredit scheme is helping women earn the money they need to feed their children and gain independence.

  • Family balancing act

    Tough working conditions and scarce resources force many parents around the world to make terrible choices.

  • Saving a generation at risk

    In a region where HIV infection rates are sky-high and rising, a dedicated corps of student nurses may be able to turn the tide.

  • Peace through empowerment

    A McGill Middle East Program in Civil Society and Peace Building Community Service Centre volunteer speaks with a client.

  • Fuelling food security

    Three Bioresource Engineering students used their skills to develop more efficient tools for rice production in Benin, Africa.

A better way of doing good
Poorly planned disaster relief can do more harm than good, but McGill training helps relief workers make a difference in a crisis.
Peace through empowerment
Throughout Jordan, Palestine and Israel, McGill alumni are helping people overcome challenges and build cross-cultural bridges.
Future engineers take on today’s problems
From drinking water to farming, students with Engineers without Borders combine talent and enthusiasm to solve challenges across the globe.
Can $50 change a life?
Innovative microcredit is helping Ghanaian women earn the money they need to feed their children and gain independence in the bargain.
Saving a generation at risk
In a Tanzanian region where HIV infection rates are sky-high and rising, a dedicated corps of student nurses fights to turn the tide.
Fuelling food security
In Benin, a new stove for parboiling rice, co-designed by McGill Bioresource Engineering students, means more financial independence for women.
Family balancing act
Leave your sick child home alone – or lose your job? Parents around the world are forced into tough choices, but thanks to McGill research, policies are changing.