Food production and nutrition vary around the world. Available resources, cultural palettes and concepts of body nourishment are all reasons humans consume differently. An after-school program of 9-14 year-old students in Ivory Coast and a 5th
Elementary school teachers in India and the USA worked together to increase awareness of global problems for their 10 and 11 year old students. Through research-based discussions, interactive video exchange, and the creation of White Papers,
Second grade students from a Catholic school in Canada were matched with mixed grades students from a community school in Ivory Coast. The main objective of the exchange was to learn and understand each other’s cultures. They began with
By answering critical questions about education, pastimes and global citizenship, 12-14 year old students in Ukraine and Pennsylvania learned about their differences and similarities. With the support of the Know My World facilitator, teachers
Karachi, Pakistan and Baltimore, Maryland, USA What does oppression look like? High school students from Karachi, Pakistan and Baltimore, Maryland USA wanted to explore the impact of oppression in their countries, who the targeted groups are,
Secondary students (age, 16 years old) from Philippines and Mexico created projects/presentations around a solution to oil spills. Additionally, via Facebook and structured questions, students personally related and connected with one another.
During October and November of 2015, elementary students in Australia and Taiwan came to learn how development impacts the school/community. For 6 weeks, the digital exchange focusing on the impact of development on the local community members.
Gabe Reed, Director or Education and Volunteerism Via International Via International’s focus on the intersection of Community Development and Voluntourism is founded on 40 years of listening to community, experimenting, learning, and developing