MATUL FINAL PROJECTS 2013

Field of Knowledge

Student

Title

Location

Psych Health

Abigail East

An Exploratory Study of Familial and Community Involvement of People with Developmental Disabilities Living in Kibera Slum. (not public)

Nairobi, Kenya

Education & Health

Alissa Wachter

Nani atasikia kilio chetu? Who will hear our cries?  Girls’ experiences with primary school sanitation facilities in Nairobi’s Mukuru slum. (not pblic)

 Nairobi, Kenya

Prostitution and Health

Grecia Reyes

Exploring the Variation in Health amongst Women Previously Involved in the Sex Trade in Kolkata. (waiting for final corrections)

Kolkata, India

Land Rights

Bethel Hamel

Land Rights in Delhi: A Legal Argument for the Human Rights of Jhuggi Residents

Delhi, India

Health and Cooperative Savings

Ryan Hernandez

Health Education as Means for Behavioral Change and Subsequent Impact on Healthiness in Women’s Self-help Groups

Chennai, India

Evangelism

Elena Forsythe

Storytelling in Bangkok: Biblical Storytelling for Leadership Development in the Slums

Bangkok, Thailand

Setting up Schools

Lindsey McDonald

Transforming Lives through Early Childhood Education: A Study of Effectiveness of Mission Ministries Philippines, ECE Program

Manila, Philippines

Land Rights Struggles

Brandon Wong

Just Relocation for Isla Puting Bato

Manila, Philippines

Slum Theology

Katie Gard

Bringing the Seminary into the Community: a comparative study exploring partnership opportunities for ATS-CUL/ APU-MATUL with urban poor communities for participatory research in Manila.

 Manila, Philippines 

MATUL FINAL PROJECTS 2014

Field of Knowledge

Student

Title

Location

Church Growth

Adam Cramer

Inside-Out Development: Church-Based Efforts to Develop Kibera Slum

Nairobi, Kenya

Personal Transformation

Alessa Unrau

Holistic Rehabilitation: Redeeming the Destitute to Dignity (not public)

Delhi, India

Land Rights

Candice Maclang

Land Rights: Filipino and Biblical Spirituality

Manila, Philippines

Community Based Economics

Forrest Cammack

Grassroots Organizing through Self-Help Microfinance Network: Stories from Muungano wa Wanavijiji and Akiba Mashinani Trust

Nairobi, Kenya

Sex Trafficking

Jacob Graham

A Holistic Approach to Prostitution in the Philippines: An analysis of Prostitution Assistance Organizations and the need for church involvement

Manila, Philippines

Vocational training

Josh Manual

Social Impacts of Civil Construction Vocational Training in Jacarézinho, Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Community Organization

Kim Farnham

A Community Organizer Training Course: Tools and Resources for Favela Leaders in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Community Organization

Michelle Kao

Reconciliation: A Consideration for the Thai Church (Not public)

Bangkok, Thailand

Cultural Leadership

Sajira Awang

Pakikipagkapwa-Tao: Stories of Leaders Working Among the Poor

Manila, Philippines

Individual Transformation

Shannon Olson

The Transformational Potential of Jesus on Hindus

Delhi, India

MATUL PROJECTS 2015  

Field of Knowledge

Student

Title

Location

Personal Transformation Valerie Alms Transformative Power of Conversations: Worldvieew Change throgh Community Groups in Delhi Delhi, India
Economic Discipleship Douglas Anderson The Mangos in the Seed: Economic Discipleship Among Pastors in Kibera Nairobi, Kenya
Vocational Education Janice Chau Technical Vocational Education Training in Thailand: Development in Youth Employability Among the Visually Disabled Bangkok, Thailand
Advocacy Emily Grace Christian Women's Rights: Enforcement and Defilement in Kibera, Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
Entrepreneurship Omar Cova Entrepreneurial Economics: A Comparative Study on Sustainable Fundraising Strategies of Indian NGO’s Nagpur, India
Advocacy Cailah Cox Assessing asylum seeker well-being: Pakistani life in Bangkok Bangkok, Thailand
Personal transformation Emily Echevarria Literacy and Discipleship: Educational Design for Homeless Women in Delhi, India Delhi, India
Advocacy Shannon Ericson Local Church Engagement with the Urban Refugee Population Nairobi, Kenya
Urban Anthropology Sarah Hivner An Exploration of Bengali Hindu Slum Dwellers' Devotional Practices Kolkata, India
Church Growth Sean Magana Grassroots Movements: Developing Apostolic Leaders Through Entrepreneurial Principles Delhi, India
Advocacy Melinda Nelson Mozambique Aging-out Orphans: Enhancing their viability in post-civil war Mozambique Mozambique
Education Heidi Rico Holistic Education: Redefining India’s Teacher Education Framework Delhi, India
Education Erika Sanchez Non-formal Education Among Urban Poor Out-of-School-Youth: Case Studies from the Philippines’ Alternative Learning Systems Manila, Philippines
Environmental Studies Amanda Tam An Investigative Study on the Impacts of Sakahang Lilok on Environmental Stewardship Among Urban Poor Filipinos Manila, Philippines
Advocacy Miriam Westin Planning for Freedom: Patterns in Se x Trade Exit Narratives Among Women in Kolkata Kolkata, India