Understanding the Correlations of Food and Health in a Developing Country
Duration: 8 days
Location: Las Canas, Dominican Republic
Program Cost: $1,065
Service Hours: 20
Global Health Initiatives!
1. Locally Led Food Security Initiative
Participate in a local food initiative designed with community members to increase food security through surety and access of healthy and nutritious foods.
2. Medical Brigade with Local Health Professional
Learn about the health care system in the Caribbean and shadow a local health initiative in health resource distribution activities.
3. Dudu Lagoon & Playas
Visit Dudu Lagoon! A popular tourist destination that feature naturally formed caves and beautiful blue lagoons to swim and relax!
Throughout your program, you will work with our community partners on global heath focused infrastructure projects such as building latrines or laying cement floors to improve sanitation in communities we work alongside.
With our local health professional on the ground, you will participate in community resource distribution activities to address access and adequacy to health resources in rural communities in the North Coast.
We want you to learn through experiencing first hand the context and culture of our programs. Throughout these 14 days we incorporate cultural excursions and opportunities to take in the beauty of this Caribbean island.
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