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Kenya

History-445A-SA01: Service Trip to Kenya

Term To Study: Summer 2018
Application Deadline: May 01, 2018
Program Starts: May 20, 2018
Program Ends: Jun 08, 2018
Major 1: International Relations
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Major 2: Social Work
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Major 3: Peace Studies, Social Justice, Conflict Resolution
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Major 4: Religion
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Major 5: Human Services
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Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Service Learning
Program Fee: $38
Link 1: CLICK HERE to Create an account and apply for Approval to Study Abroad through Marywood
Program Locations: Nairobi
Contact Phone: 570-961-4581
Contact Name: Nancy Maloney
Contact Email: namaloney@gmail.com
What is Included: Emergency Travel Insurance only
What is not Included: All other expenses
Program Description

This program is open ONLY to those students currently registered for HIST 445A for the Spring 2018 semester at Marywood.

Students will complete the study abroad application, authorize a disciplinary clearance for approval to study abroad. Following approval notification the student must upload a copy of their passport and the completed and hand-signed Agreement/Release document before travel will occur.

In 2008 a US Catholic Bishops statement highlighted the need for attention to Africa. It stated, “We raise our voices and echo the pleas made by the Holy See at the UN Millennium Summit that Africa be given special attention, and that efforts be made which are really capable of meeting its needs."

In response, ASEC colleges sought ways to broaden student understanding of the world, and of Africa, and to address needs as they were able to. Service learning is a commonly accepted way to introduce undergraduate students to roles of service and to other cultures.
The Service Learning Program of ASEC was initiated in 2008. This program provides opportunity for students from ASEC colleges and universities to spend time tutoring students. Prior to each trip, preparation at the participating ASEC campuses is through a credit-bearing course, which introduces students to the culture, economics, history, and language of where they are going. It also includes some time for students from each campus to get acquainted with one another.

Quick Facts

Population: 43013341
Capital: Nairobi
Per-capita GDP: $ 1800
Size: 580367 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 03:00 hours) Baghdad

US State Department

Travel Warning: YES
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