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  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Eligibility: Please see below for requirements.
  • Courses Offered
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 03/31/2017
**
Rolling Admission 05/11/2017 06/11/2017

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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
English
Credit Offered:
USF Credit
Program Advisor:
Masai Shakong
Sponsoring College:
College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education
Program Description:

USF Service Learning in Ghana

May 11- June 11, 2017

 

Program Description


Ghana

Program Overview

Share your skills and your heart in a Ghanaian Orphanage for two weeks before exploring a country rich in African historical and cultural sites. Visit the slave castles, markets, pristine beaches, historic cities, diverse villages and the verdant rainforest with the canopy walk at Kakum National Park. Participate in local festivals and enjoy unique African cuisine. Experience Ghanaian culture first hand in an authentic community experience: living with a host family during a “homestay” while engaging in service to others and contributing to the educational development of local children.

Location

After landing in the Capital City of Accra student will spend two weeks at an orphange in the Central Region of Ghana. Weekend excursions will them to local areas of interest. The final two weeks of the program will be spent traveling throughout southern Ghana visiting places like Cape Coast, Kumasi, Obuasi and Kakum National Park.



This program is currently not accepting applications.