Our mission is to eradicate poverty by engaging students and empowering
Nourish International began in 2003 at the University of North Caroline by Sindhura Citineni. She
began by selling rice, beans and cornbread for $3 and used the profits to fund Nourish's first
project: a nutrition project in Hyderbad, India. Since then, Nourish has expanded to over 50
chapters at different universities nation wide.
By running ventures on campus, Nourish International raises money to conduct sustainable
development projects abroad in the summer time. Over the summer, students travel abroad to
partner with local communities in implementing solutions to poverty. Our main venture is called
a Hunger Lunch where we provide locally made food to students for donations. All donations
collected from Hunger Lunches, and all ventures, go towards our summer project. We are also
expanding our ventures this year to include a Nourish Olympics event and a movie screening at
In July, 2009, six members of Nourish International traveled to Cochabamba, Bolivia to partner
with Global Gallery for their Bolivia orphanage project. We spent our time there building the
orphanage and running an after school program for the children in the surrounding community.
The after school program included lessons about hygiene, community development, and
Summer Project, 2010:
This year, all money we've collected from ventures throughout the year will go towards our Peru
Project. We will be building a water pipeline that will supply a community with clean, safe
drinking water. For more information on our Peru Project and travel plans, contact our
International Project Director, Bishara Korkor at email@example.com
Be a part of the solution to global poverty and join Nourish International today! Come to one of
our general meetings, held every Thursday in Mendenhall Laboratory at 7pm. Or contact our
Human Resources Director, Avery Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit
our website at www.nourishinternational.org.