Are you inspired to understand the bigger world, visit a place where the first humans walked, or just give back?
This interdisciplinary program examines East Africa and Tanzania in historical and contemporary contexts, offering students varied perspectives on psychology, health and theology issues in Africa. Students will develop an appreciation and understanding of the historical context of East Africa, contemporary issues facing the region, and the role of the individual and the church in context. Students will also have a lot of FUN!
Tentative dates for the 3-week program are June 24-July 14, 2013. Experiences will include:
- Understand Tanzania's cultural response to HIV
Visit health clinics and traditional healers
- Understand family life and child development
Speak with students in local schools
Volunteer at an orphanage
- Understand how the church functions in the community
Dialogue with local Jesuit leaders
- Learn about Tanzania's refugee population
- Go on safari and learn about the natural habitat and tourism
For more details and links, check out our PowerPoint presentation and join us for next information session on Thurs., Nov. 15 at 4:00 PM in Skutt 105.