Community & Partner Led. 7 Elements of Human Security Focused.
The 7 Elements of Human Security are defined by the United Nations as: Economic, Environmental, Food, Health, Political, Personal and Community. We design projects and initiatives with our partners that holistically address these areas of Human Security.
Our goal is to immerse students in hands on educational opportunities and empower our partner communities to continue interventions that improve daily life in the Dominican Republic, Belize and Peru.
We address the following Human Security Issues with our Projects:
- Bee Boxes | Economic, Environment
- Bottle Houses | Environment, Personal, Health, Economic
- Bottle Bathrooms | Environment, Health
- Cement Floors | Health
- Clean-burning Stoves | Health
- Community Greenhouses | Environment, Food, Health, Economic
- Community Sports Facilities | Community, Health
- Community Water Tank | Health
- Reforestation of Native Habitat | Environment
Our News & Announcements
Getting Settled in Las Canas February 1, 2020 Hey Everyone! This afternoon we had the pleasure of meeting this lovely group at the Puerto Plata airport. We drove 45 mins to the lodge in Las Canas, gave the students a tour of the area, and had some time at the local...
About Marie Macdonald Marie Macdonald is our Programming Operations Manager for 7 Elements in the Dominican Republic, Belize and Peru. She is a former Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic; her experiences and testimony have helped shaped her passions and...
August 1-10, 2020Duration: 10 days Location: Medina Bank, Belize Program Cost: $1365 Service Hours: 20 Learn about the impacts of globalization on indigenous peoples, such as the Yanesha in our Peru Program this August! Work collaboratively as they teach about global...