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  • Locations: Arusha, Tanzania
  • Program Terms: Summer Short-Term
  • Budget Sheets: Summer Short-Term
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:
I’m committed to traveling to Arusha, TZ in May to serve as the social innovation track chair for Madhu’s 2nd Subsistence Marketplaces Bottom-Up Immersion Conference and would like to take a handful of EWOB students + my social innovation fellow so that we can build relationships/source projects with social enterprises, gain some experience in the TZ context, and collect data that can be helpful in developing EWOB educational materials.
The application should state that this program is open to undergraduate students who are members of Entrepreneurs Without Borders. Program includes experiential learning in marketplace literacy education and social enterprise consulting.
Estimated Program Dates: May 22 –June 2

12 days total including transit dates
[9 nights in Arusha: 5/23, 5/24, 5/25, 5/26, 5/27, 5/28, 5/29, 5/30, 5/31]
Chicago O’hare (ORD) to Arusha, Tanzania (JRO—Kilimanjaro Intl)
We will plan to depart Chicago on May 22 (no earlier), aiming to arrive in Arusha on May 23 or 24.
We will plan to depart Arusha on evening of Sat, June 1 (to arrive back in Chicago on Sun, June 2).
May 22-23/24: Transit
May 25-28: Immersion Conference community field visits and reflections
May 29-30: EWOB MPL education outreach activities with Maasai women
May 31-June 1: Safari (e.g., Ngorongoro Crater; Serengeti)
June 1 evening-June 2/3: Transit

Estimated trip costs: ~$3,260 (including airfare). The breakdown is included below.
Roundtrip Flights
Visa on arrival
Study Abroad Application Fee
Travel Insurance
Vaccinations/anti-malarial prescription
[variable, based on current vaccinations/health insurance]
Lodging at Themi Suites Hotel (shared rooms $40/day; $60/single) @ 9 nights
Immersion Conference Fee
(-$500) Subsidized by Subsistence Marketplaces Initiative/Social Innovation
In-country Transportation
Subsidized by Subsistence Marketplaces Initiative/Social Innovation
Breakfast/Lunch - About $15 total per day @ 10 days
Dinner on your own:  ~$15 @ 10 days (or less)
Safari (2-day—Ngorongoro Crater/ Serengeti?)
Origin Ventures Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership/Illinois Social Innovation
(up to -$1,500 for financial need)

For more information...
Valeri Werpetinski
Associate Director for Entrepreneurial Education
Origin Ventures Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership
470K Wohlers Hall, 1206 S. Sixth Street, Champaign, IL 61820
217.333.7158  |

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer Short-Term 2020 02/15/2020
02/16/2020 TBA TBA

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This program is currently not accepting applications.