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Seeking full time program assistant

Iowa Resource for International Service (IRIS), a 501(3)c non-profit located in Ames, Iowa, is seeking a Program Assistant to help develop and expand current international exchange programming. ...

Update from alumni in Zanzibar

Throughout July, KL-YES alumni in Zanzibar conducted several individual and group community service activities ranging from English lessons and playground construction to basketball donations. ...

Flashback

With the new group of students arriving next month, we take a moment to look at the impact the KL-YES program made on a young man’s life....

Departure orientation photos

While we prepare for the KL-YES students arrival for the 2012-2013 school year, we bid farewell to last year's participants. IRIS's Operations Manager, Martha Pope, was able to capture some images at last week's KL-YES departure orientation in Washington, D.C. [slideshow]...

Giving back to Africa

After an unforgettable school year in Washington through IRIS and the KL-YES program, YES 6 alumni John Gregory Mhando has a lot to bring to Africa....

Alumni update from Tanzania

Through his Chalinze Youth Community Organization (CHAYOCO), KL-YES alumni Sylvester Chigwala has been helping people throughout the village of Chalinze in Tanzania. ...

A farewell to a devoted board member

Serving on the IRIS board of directors for twenty years, Laura Hamilton looks back at her time with IRIS, and recalls her “wonderful life experiences.”...

Alumni at Nigerian university speak up

Seventeen young adults in Zaria, Nigeria come together regularly at their university to share the unforgettable bond of spending 10 months in the United States. The KL-YES alumni now attend Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), and get together to share their hopes, dreams, goals and a desire...