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Sustainable Economic and Community Development -Session II

Term To Study: Summer 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 22, 2019
Program Starts: Jun 17, 2019
Program Ends: Jul 02, 2019
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Service Learning
Program Fee: $3,700.00
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Program Locations: San Ignacio
Contact Phone: 312-702-1256
Contact Name: Abbiola Ballah
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What is Included: Housing based on double occupancy
95 % of Meals (Breakfast, lunch, Dinner)
Pre-departure and in-country orientation
Round trip airport transfers on arrival and departure dates
11 group sponsored field and site visits
Comprehensive travel insurance with emergency medical evac.
GSM local cell phone
24/7 emergency and crisis management
What is not Included: Airfare and associated departure fees
Single occupancy surcharge
4 Lunches
Airport transfers outside of arrival and departure dates
Independent excursions
Cost of phone calls
Passport application fee
Tuition and fees for academic credits
Tips, gratuities, personal items
Estimated Costs: $4,500.00 with airfare and personal expenses.
Program Description

TEP’s Sustainable Economic and Community Development course seeks to introduce you to the nexus of community development and sustainable economic development.

Developing countries in the 21st century grapple with many challenges making it difficult for its citizens to achieve economic success.

This course integrates concepts of economic development with community driven projects providing you with real-world experience while solving problems within communities.

This 15 nights / 16 days course is field and project intensive and offers you the ultimate hands-on experience.

Course Pre-requisite: Introduction to Macroeconomics

Help us address social challenges through the spectrum of community engagement in Belize.

Become part of the solution and make a difference today.

Quick Facts

Population: 327719
Capital: Belmopan
Per-capita GDP: $ 8400
Size: 22966 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 06:00 hours) Central Time (US & Canada)

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