Photo courtesy of Nourish International UTK Chapter
Several students went to Uganda in 2011 for seven weeks to volunteer with Nourish International. More students recently returned from a trip to Peru.
UT non-profit, students fight world poverty
Poverty is a hot-button issue in today's world. While poverty exists in the United States, it can be difficult to see poverty out in the larger world if not exposed to it constantly.
Nourish International, a non-profit chapter at UT, was able to help start erasing poverty in a small community in Peru this past summer.
Nourish International started in Chapel Hill, N.C. in 2003 and came to UT in 2010 when five students came together for the purpose of stopping poverty.
The mission of the company is to empower people while engaging in communities to eradicate poverty ...