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Mexicali, Baja California Mexico

Micro-Enterprise and Community Resilience on the Mexico/U.S. Border

 


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  • Discover the realities of border life and globalization in this desert environment

  • Learn about the issues related to food security, education and economy in both urban and rural areas

  • Analyze different methods of social movements and educational systems

  • Understand how leadership is demonstrated at the community level, through community-based programs

  • Participate in community-defined service projects supporting beekeeping, cactus production, and school improvements

Your service will impact the following long-term initiatives: micro-credit, health and nutrition

You will observe, listen and engage with local community members, hearing their stories and learning from their ingenious ways of surviving in an extreme climate. A microcosm of the elements and realities of globalization, you will come away with a heightened understanding of the issues facing the human family and the planet.