NDA Interact helped raise awareness regarding the countries receiving aid via the 2015 Operation Rice Bowl. Those countries include Nicaragua, Lebanon, Niger, Tanzania, and The Democratic Republic of Congo. CRS sponsors programs to encourage sustainable economic opportunities within these and other countries. This was the 40th anniversary of Operation Rice Bowl. NDA Campus Ministry spearheaded the program. The NDA community raised $1003 this year to benefit CRS’ programs.
A Notre Dame Academy student won a highly competitive scholarship through Toyota. She was one of two US students selected to serve as an intern for Toyota in Brazil. She will live with a host family and be immersed in the Brazilian culture and Portuguese language while also learning valuable leadership and business lessons.