Dominican Republic Men's Leadership Team
Esperanza & Santiago, Dominican Republic
Spring Break 2014 (Monday to Monday!)
contact team leader for more info
partnering with Good Samaritan, Inc.
(see promo video from their website via 2013 trip with Pepperdine Univ.)
Provide English-language tutoring to students
Socialize and build trust with children and community leaders (love of baseball is a PLUS!)
Learn about existing sustainable development activities headed by international organizations in the region. Activities planned for visiting students by Haitian and Dominican leaders through Yspaniola, Inc.
Travel to and tour a Haitian immigrant neighborhood near TGS.
Conference on sustainable development led by Haitian and Dominican leaders
Observe, experience, and participate in the public school system of a developing nation. Identify effective strategies for teaching in impoverished communities.
Demonstrate the benefits of cross-cultural communication in English by hosting a health and hygiene camp that provides bilingual instruction to help prevent and address health challenges identified in pre-trip research identified as relevant during trip discussions with teachers and leaders.
debriefing at local beach
This trip is open to male students of all majors & classifications. Spanish-speaking abilities not required but encouraged.
Understand the unique challenges faced by developing communities in the areas of education, public health, and micro-economics
Learn about practical sustainable development strategies and implementation
Evaluate international development strategies via first-hand experience
Integrate classroom knowledge to support real-world solutions
Expand Spanish language fluency
Gain experience teaching English in an international setting
Learn how to be productive in the context of an impoverished community
Explore the legacy of African diaspora in Latin America
Increase your leadership aptitudes- communication, teamwork, project management
Dr. Anthony Herrera