India & Nepal: Hope In Life Foundation

current website of hope in life foundation.

Design and develop a new website for a NGO to increase its capacity to collaborate with donors and volunteers around the world.

Project description

Design and develop a new website for Hope In Life Foundation, an organization that coordinates support for projects in India and Nepal. These projects are focused on children, especially girls, enabling educational opportunities and thwarting human trafficking. A new website will better inform donors and volunteers, and will aid in fund raising for these projects.

A newly designed website that will present a more precise image of Hope In Life Foundation and enhance its ability to attract donors and volunteers to support expanding projects. 

Project outcome

A new, impressive website that will draw more donors and volunteers.

Project details

Timing, eligibility and other details
Length of commitment Less than a semester (<2 months)
Start time Any time
Level of collaboration Individual student project
Benefits Volunteer
Who is eligible All undergraduate students who are adept in WordPress and associated applications.

Core partners

Project mentor

Mara Huber

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Research and Experiential Learning, Director of

Experiential Learning Network

Phone: (716) 829-2834

Email: mbhuber@buffalo.edu

Global NGO Project

This project is for students interested in collaborating with a global Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). Please be sure you identify your project as a Global NGO Project when you submit the interest form below.  

Start this Global NGO project

  1. Express your interest in this Global NGO project by clicking the button below and completing the form. 
    • You will be notified within 2 business days if you are approved to work on this project. Approval is determined on a first-come, first-served basis.
  2. After you receive approval from ELN, you should complete the Global NGO Project Preparation Guide in the section below. 
After you complete the Global NGO Project Preparation Guide, you will automatically be prompted by email to begin an ELN digital badge.
Fulfilling Academic Major/Minor Requirements

If you are planning to use this project to satisfy program requirements for your academic major or minor, it is your responsibility to obtain approval from your academic department prior to beginning the project. 

Preparation activities

After you receive approval from ELN to begin the project, you should download and complete this Global NGO Project Preparation Guide.

Once you begin the digital badge series, you will have access to all the necessary activities and instructions. Your mentor has indicated they would like you to also complete the specific preparation activities below. Please reference this when you get to Step 2 of the Preparation Phase. 

  • Review current website and Facebook page
  • Research other websites that have a better presentation. 
  • Discuss the objectives of the site with project partners.