Western Washington University student Allison Anders holds a vegetable flashcard, written on the front in Kinyarwanda, and on the back in English, as the Western group works on kitchen gardens in association with the nutritionist at the Gashora Health Center in Gashora, Rwanda, on a recent trip. Courtesy photo
Western students of all levels and majors are invited to participate in an international service-learning experience in Gashora, Rwanda, during summer quarter 2014. The course will explore the history and cultures of Rwanda through a nine-week program that includes intensive pre-trip preparation and seven weeks in the country. Students will actively collaborate with in-country experts on the implementation of selected service-based field experiences.
Through this faculty-led study abroad course, students will: