Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 



  Brazil!

Dates: May 19 - June 1, 2014

Application Information:


Application Due Date: Monday, January 27, 2014
Project Leader: Nicole Chmura


Project Description:

The team travels to the rural town of Colinas in northeastern Brazil. They work with the community to build a home for a local family and learn about housing, rural poverty, women's rights, and education. The mornings are spent working on the house at the building site worksite and afternoons are spent visiting various school programs and community organizations. The group learns about the issues facing women and meet with social workers and community organizers focused on women's rights and gender equality. The team also has the opportunity to immerse themselves in the local culture and and delve into the economic, social and political history of the country.

Estimated Cost:

$2,300



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