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Pro World: Ghana
Cape Coast, Ghana
Program Terms: Calendar Yr (S. Hem),
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Program Sponsor: ProWorld 
Program Dates &
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Restrictions: CU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
 Lang. of Instruction:
 Program Type:
Direct Enrollment, Internship
Housing: Homestay
 Class Rank:
freshman, grad student, junior, other, senior, sophomore
Study Abroad Advisor : Libby Okihiro
Program Description:
ProWorld Service Corps' customized, hands-on internships match your skills and interests with our host communities self-determined development goals. Apply your talents to meaningful sustainable development projects in the health care, environment, or social and economic development sectors.  Gain relevant, pre-professional experiences as you contribute to grassroots development projects working side-by-side with local NGOs and community groups.

Programs are highly supported by an international staff team and welcoming community partners. ProWorld, founded in 1998, is a true leader in the field of sustainable international development. Homestays, language study and cultural/adventure excursions encourage participants' complete immersion and cultural integration.??

Further, ProWorld's on-site Project Coordinators work year round with our host communities assessing needs, thinking creatively, and setting long-term goals for sustainable development and volunteer participation. Programs start every month of the year and last from 2-26 weeks. Enroll now!

Real projects...real experience! The focus of your development project is determined by your skills, your interests, and the needs of the local environmental community. Experiential learning provided with a unique venue for cultural immersion, professional experience, and personal growth forms a comprehensive and unforgettable internship experience.

See the rich landscape and historical culture within the ancient buildings in Cape Coast, Ghana. Explore the multitude of natural landscapes and wonders that Ghana has to offer. These and other weekly adventures combine with cultural excursions and productive volunteer work to form a comprehensive and unique volunteer experience.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Spring 2015 09/15/2014** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Programs may fill long before their final deadline. * Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Later applications are always welcome, but colleges may need time to process your approval.