Sustainable Solutions to Human Security Issues

Engaging tomorrow’s leaders finding sustainable solutions to Human Security issues around the world.

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Ethical Service Learning Opportunities for Students!

7 Elements is a Service Learning Organization that currently operates in 4 countries: the Dominican Republic, Belize, Peru and Haiti. We provide experiential learning through hands on sustainable development projects and curriculum designed for each program that focus on international development, service learning, and human security issues around the world.


Embark on an Immersive Learning Experience

Participate in sustainable, hands-on projects with our staff and partners. Engage in meaningful curriculum focused on different ares of Global Health, Environment, Economy, Social Justice, Human Rights and so much more

Collaborate with our International Partners

Be part of our community partnerships in the Dominican Republic, Belize, Peru & Haiti. Meet local leaders and participate in our Community Engagement process.

Use Your Experiences to Cultivate Change

Take home a better understanding of our world and the interconnections that affect individuals, populations and societies, Make positive change in your own backyard. 

Upcoming Programs


Human Security and Hispaniola, March 23-30, 2019

Come as an independent traveler to the Dominican Republic and learn about Human Insecurity in Hispaniola. Together with other program participants, you will work along side our community partners in Cano Dulce on bathroom projects to help with disease prevention in the community. Participate in a local medical brigade facilitated by a local doctor and see what the Health infrastructure and system looks on the island. For fun, explore naturally made caves at Dudu Lagoon and Snorkel off one of the beautiful beaches on the North Coast!



Local Solutions to Global Challenges, July 1-15, 2019

Learn about Human Security risks while working alongside the native Yanesha people. Participate in the expansion of local horticulture projects. Learn about Coffee testing and try some delicious Peruvian coffee while exploring the city of Lima. Visit the waterfalls in the Amazon basin and reside in a remote research station of Paujil National Park. Hike Machu Picchu with your fellow program participants to top it off! Come an in independent traveler or with friends! 



Eco-Health with the Mayans, July 19th- July 26th, 2019

Work with the Mayans and explore customs related to Eco-Health and traditional approaches to health and medicine. Meet the diverse cultures of Belize while exploring the beautifully bio diverse country. Snorkel in the world’s largest living reef and tube down the Lazy River the world’s largest jaguar reserve. 



Understanding the Foundations of Global Health, July 5-15, 2019 

Assist health and medical professionals with local brigades. Participate in disease prevention strategies by construction projects that improve community wellness. Meet with representatives from local health NGOs and other key stakeholders. Immerse yourself in the depth and history of Haitian culture as you visit the historic Citadelle, which is the largest fortress in the Americas. Finally, relax on the beach for a final day of decompression


7e Locations

7 Elements actively serves dozens of communities in the Dominican Republic, Peru, Belize and Haiti. Each country provides diverse learning opportunities for well rounded knowledge of global human security issues.


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Belize Program Blog 2019!

Follow our 7e adventures in Belize this year with our Program Director Ben O'Hanlon and our Partners and students that come to experience the Mayan culture learn about sustainable development! Georgia Tech Alternative Spring Break, March...

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Welcome Our New Staff!

Manager, Haiti Programs Manager, Global Health Programs Dominican Republic Welcome Mark and Hilary to the 7e Team!  7e is so happy to have 2 new additions to our 7e in-country team in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Both Hilary and Mark worked with us as...

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