June 12, 2018

For three Iowa State University graduate students, winning the worldwide 2018 Food Solutions Challenge was more than an honor – it meant they could help reduce food waste in their homeland.

April 04, 2018

We could like to thank everyone that made a financial contribution to the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods Nutrition Education Center Campaign.

March 30, 2018

Betty Kagoya’s youngest daughter was so small at birth that Kagoya named her Miracle. But in the Kamuli District, where poverty is pervasive and families have little access to proper nutrition, Miracle’s long-term prospects were uncertain.

March 17, 2017

Iowa State program is improving the lives of rural Ugandans, one person at a time

December 26, 2016

Clay has had many successes at Iowa State University. She was an active member of the University Honors program for four years, served as a teaching assistant, research assistant and actively tutored several students to success.

October 29, 2015

Des Moines Register reporter Timothy Meinch visited the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods’ ISU-Uganda Project in Kamuli, Uganda to report on efforts to save lives and help create a more sustainable future there. 

March 26, 2015

“Thank you to the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods for being the engine of the transformation story that has blossomed on the lips of hundreds and thousands of beneficiaries in Uganda,” wrote a student at Makerere University in Uganda. “I am grateful for being part of the service learning

February 10, 2015

Dean Wendy Wintersteen is leading a small task force to explore next steps toward agricultural research. On Feb.

January 27, 2015

A brand new publication about the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods is now available through Lynne Rienner Publishers. "Tapping Philanthropy for Development: Lessons Learned from a Public-Private Partnership in Rural Uganda" offers advice for managing multi-faceted,

January 13, 2015

Women whose leadership has made a difference at Iowa State University will be honored by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics on the ninth annual Women Impacting ISU c

December 11, 2014

Two students from the College of Engineering visited the Kamuli District in Uganda. See their story....

October 28, 2014

October 28, 2014

When you tell Ugandans you work in the Kamuli District, one of the country's most rural and impoverished areas, they look at you wonderingly. Why would anyone go there? Can anything good come from Kamuli?

October 07, 2014

Iowa State University’s Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods continues to succeed in tackling global issues such as hunger and sustainability, directly reaching more than 1,000 households in Uganda and affecting almost 2,500 more families through outreach programs.

September 24, 2014

September 24, 2014

Iowa State University has been registered as a non-governmental organization (NGO) by Uganda to continue the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods' service learning programs, outreach, research and internship and collaborative efforts. 

September 12, 2014

The Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods is changing rural Ugandans’ quality of life — and teaching Iowa State students to be change agents in improving the global community.

September 12, 2014

A new photo book helps to mark a time of reflection for the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods. The story of the past 10 years is told through striking images — the faces of the people, the lines of the landscape and the raising of crops, livestock and . . .

July 12, 2014

Transformative experiences through service learning.

July 2014

March 01, 2014

Providing a precious resource:  Clean water

March 2014


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