Trip Location: Fodome Ahor, Ghana, West Africa
Mission: The mission of SPIMA is to establish partnerships with local communities and NGOs in Ghana and carry out research that helps elucidate community needs and facilitate community-based development that is sustainable, ethical, and inclusive. SPIMA seeks to gather the information necessary to empower a community to develop from within, based on self-determined need.
Applicable Areas of Study/Interest: Public Health, Community Studies, Sociology, Africana Studies, GIS, Anthropology, Global Studies, Social Entrepreneurship
Approximate Cost per Person: $2,200 before fundraising
Time of Year and Length of Trip: Right after Graduation for 2-3 weeks
Trip Leaders: [[e|jecarey, Jimmy Carey]] and [[e|aecordray, Amanda Cordray]]
Community Partner: HCDP-Ghana (Humanity and Community Development Projects)