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Education and the Urban Youth in Quito
This school, like many others in Ecuador, is severely under-funded, meaning that daily we erased old workbooks so that others could use the same book. The children were usually behind in both math and language, and struggled ...
Crossing Borders and Bridging Gaps
Interacting with the abuelitos taught me that we could find common ground and communicate despite vast differences in age, ethnicity, language, social class, education, and religion. I also learned how to lead the abuelitos ...
Empowerment of the People: a Fight for a New Constitution in Kenya
My ICRP allowed me to conduct on-site research on the Kenyan constitution and political system by participating in an internship with the National Convention Executive Council (NCEC). During my experience with the NCEC I ...
Abortion in Kenya: A Clinical Case Study
Art Classes 101
I worked in a school named San Jose El Mogote which had grade levels 1-6. I had the opportunity to research the strengths and weaknesses within the education system in Oaxaca. Teaching in Oaxaca helped me to better realize ...
The Green Party in Erlangen and Bavaria
I worked as an intern with a member of the Green Party in Erlangen for the first four months of my stay in Germany. I attended meetings of all the factions of the Green Party, including a largely internet based group called ...
Street Trade: Case Studies from Kenya
I spent time with and interviewed various traders in Nairobi, Kenya. I experienced vendors’ daily routine and was informed of the constant struggles they face, such as insufficient capital, low profits, poor transportation, ...
The Art of Cooking: a Culinary Medium of Senegal
Food, cooking, and eating are a major part of daily Senegalese life. Exploring this culinary medium as my ICRP involved learning about their buying practices, the cookware, the history of various dietary staples.
Talking About Sex in Senegal
An exploration of the cultural and societal influences on communication about sexual and reproductive health in Senegal.
Working at the association gave me an opportunity to bring my own cultural experiences into an arena where they would be appreciated: playing with kids. These interactions not only gave me insight into the culture I was ...