Kenya: Urbanization, Health and Human Rights
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Students live in a homestay in a residential area of Nairobi for six weeks. The neighborhoods range from working- to upper-middle class socioeconomic levels. All of the homestays are within walking distance of the language school as well as numerous cafes, internet cafes, restaurants, and shops.
The program also spends a week in a rural village. Students stay in the homes of rural people and complete a week-long research assignment which requires that they explore many aspects of the community.
Many students regard this as both the most challenging and the most rewarding component of the program. Students sometimes struggle to adjust to the slow pace and basic living conditions of rural Kenyan life only to find at the end of the week that they have formed surprisingly strong bonds with their host family.
Other accommodations, especially during the ISP period, range from small guest houses to tented camps.
Duration: 15 weeks
Program Base: Kenya, Nairobi
Language Study: Swahili
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