As college students around the U.S. head for warm ocean waves and white-sand beaches this summer, Bucknellian Devon Bruzzone will be testing water wells and getting her hands dirty in the soil of rural northern Zimbabwe.
Bruzzone, a rising junior majoring in environmental studies, will spend two months working with preschools supported by the J.F. Kapnek Trust in the southern African nation. Committed to promoting health education and research in Zimbabwe, the trust supports preschools throughout the country's remote rural regions. One way it supports those schools is by building and maintaining nutrition gardens and water wells on their grounds. More.