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Creating Sustainable Community Ventures, Ghana: Study Abroad Summer '11
This is more than a trip – it’s also a service to others. GlobalResolve is a social entrepreneurship program at ASU that creates sustainable economic development in poor communities by developing technological solutions to energy, health and water problems and helping to initiate startup ventures around the solution.
A large part of the process is understanding community needs and resources. This is a working research trip to identify opportunities to help rural and urban communities in Ghana, Africa, and to understand the culture, history, economy and community life.
The group will visit several villages and other points of interest including a rain forest, former slave castle and a game preserve to understand needs and resources of communities in order to help design solutions and
Trip Duration: May 19-June 10
Courses Offered: OMT 494: Participatory Rural Village Appraisal (3 credit hours) and OMT 494: Technology and Entrepreneurship in the Developing World (3 credit hours)
Eligibility: Junior or Senior Standing
Deadline: April 8, 2011, or as space allows.
Program Fee: $1,966 (includes housing, course-related local transportation, some meals and health insurance; does NOT include ASU tuition and fees, airfare, other meals, books and personal expenses)
Interested? Send questions to email@example.com.