Alumni Mini Grants


The PFP-IDE program is pleased to announce two new mini grants to extend, enhance, replicate or scale up a successful outbound or follow-on project. Two $2,000 mini grants will be awarded: one to a U.S. alumni and the other to an East African alumni. All alumni of the PFP-IDE program are eligible, regardless of whether or … Continue reading Alumni Mini Grants

PFP-IDE Fellow Archy Gomba at the Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa City


I am Archy Gomba, the AUCD international fellow at the Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa’s UCEDD in Iowa City, Iowa. Life in Iowa is incredible, and I am super excited to be here! I began my first week at the Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development (CDD), with a welcome reception and orientation. I … Continue reading PFP-IDE Fellow Archy Gomba at the Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa City

PFP-IDE Fellow Allan Kabaale at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center


In this week’s PFP-IDE blog, Allan Kabaale from Uganda reflects on his experience as a Professional Fellow in Oklahoma so far. 1. What notable cultural experiences did you have over the past week, and in what ways have they impacted you? I come from Uganda, where we mainly eat warm natural foods like bananas, cassava, … Continue reading PFP-IDE Fellow Allan Kabaale at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

PFP-IDE Fellow Bijal Lal in Ohio: Learning Transition Tools and Creating New Opportunities


My life as a Fellow at the Nisonger Center at The Ohio State University has been an incredible eye-opener. It is inspiring to see how diversity is embraced at every level. From early childhood, measures are set to provide the best accommodations and services to ensure every individual’s success. I have learned about many initiatives that … Continue reading PFP-IDE Fellow Bijal Lal in Ohio: Learning Transition Tools and Creating New Opportunities