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Helping Build Self-Esteem and Reinforce Relationships in Mañiuco

A visit to a rural school in Mañiuco, Chile, helped build stronger self-esteem and peer relationships in children, and also resulted in a slight but impactful change to the Social Service Project from the Universidad de la Frontera (UFRO) campus.

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ClimatePUSH: Looking for Real, Simple, Local Solutions

The Melton Foundation’s ClimatePUSH Project screened three sessions of environmental films to the people of Temuco, Chile. Every session was followed by a group debate, where participants shared their impressions and insights, and as a fitting finale to the event, An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore’s Oscar-winning documentary on global warming was presented on the big screens of Aula Magna in Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO) in Temuco. 

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You have mail. Really.

Melton Day has always been a special day in the Melton Foundation. It’s a day to come together around the world in celebration of our founder, Bill Melton’s birthday. This year, Melton Day also marked the start of an adventure of a different kind: A Postcard Adventure.

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Two Melton Fellows Selected for BIARI 2014

Two Melton Fellows, Karla Palma and Daniel Vera, have been selected to participate in BIARI 2014, ​Brown University’s International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI) initiative that brings together people from all over the world to address global issues through collaboration across academic, professional, and geographic boundaries. 

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