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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.

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.
Peace through empowerment
Throughout Jordan, Palestine and Israel, McGill alumni are helping people overcome challenges and build cross-cultural bridges.
Fuelling food security
In Benin, a new stove for parboiling rice, co-designed by McGill Bioresource Engineering students, means more financial independence for women.
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.
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.
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.