- South Africa
- Cape Town
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This program can be customized to fit your budget. In general academic fees, transcript; orientation, pre-departure; homestay; partial board; service placement; supervision; emergency health insurance; airport transfers; excursions; administrative fees; and pre-departure materials are included.
Passport; visa; visa extension (if desired); volunteer permit fees; vaccine fees; international airfare; additional meals not included in homestay; books; personal spending money; local transportation; local cell phone; internet data and independent travel.
Support social workers in a rehabilitative program for people seeking a better life. The focus is on health, finding purpose and building community and social networks. Learn about contemporary public health issues through hands-on training. By uniting service with study, you will gain knowledge about the historical, political, economic, cultural, and geographic forces that shape the history of public health interventions in South Africa. Through selected site visits in the region, students critically examine topics related to building healthy communities including traditional healing, rural health and social justice in South Africa.
Courses may include: Community Organizing and Social Activism; Ethics and Community Health; Apartheid's Footprint: South Africa Today; Community Health-Engagement: Volunteer Development, Social Enterprise and Justice in South Africa.
- Participate, through volunteer work, in Community-based Health, Social Enterprise, Volunteer Development and the struggle for Social and Racial Justice.
- Visit the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens a UNESCO World Heritage Site!
- Experience Cape Town like a local! Live with and work alongside South Africans for an insider's experience!
- IPSL, the founder of Service-Learning, is a global education institute within the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM.edu) and they invest over 83% of their revenues directly back into the communities where they serve.
- Earn academic credit