International Service Learning

Kenya Service Learning, Summer 2002.  Class stayed with the people of Maweni, a village on the coast south of Mombasa, built a classroom, and tutored school children.  This project was begun by Pacific graduate, Wintry Whitt Smith, and her husband Paul Smith.  Their work there continues through the Amani Education Project.

 

Ghana Service Learning, Summer 2005.  Class lived and worked with the people in the village of Amedofe in the mountains of eastern Ghana.  Student projects involved teaching AIDS education to middle and high school students, building energy efficient stoves, and assisting in classrooms.

"Ecology, Development, and Indigenous Peoples of Ecuador", Spring semesters 2006 and 2007.  Academic study during the semester followed by a three week immersion in Ecuador.  In the Amazon, students learn from the Runa people and assist with their agriculture, children's education, and building projects.