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News & Updates

March 31, 2016: $1.45 million grant to help develop probiotic food program with partners in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Read More


March, 2016: Selected spaces are still available for Summer 2016 internships with Western Heads East. Read More


December 2015: Yoba - A yoghurt to help prevent diarrhea. Inspired by our very own Dr. Reid's research about 25,000 people consume Yoba each week, produced by approximately 40 dairy cooperatives in Uganda. Read More


Our Interns

Amanda - our student intern Meet Amanda Armstrong! An HBA graduate from Ivey Business School, Amanda travelled with the WHE project to Oyugis, Kenya where she combined her business knowledge with a passion for international development. 

"I strongly believe that Western Heads East is an incredible organization and that the success of the yogurt project relies entirely on the people. With the right people in place this project will grow successfully and sustainably to benefit many people in the world."

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