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  • Locations: Karatu, Tanzania
  • Program Terms: Winter Break Service
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Break Service 2019 10/08/2018 11/01/2018 12/30/2018 01/08/2019
Program Description:
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Travel with Babson to Tanzania in January 2018!

The Babson BELA program is offered in partnership with the Ganako School in Karatu, Tanzania.  As part of the experience volunteers teach the Babson BELA program to over 100 youth who travel to the Ganako School.  In addition volunteers will have the unique opportunity to participate in a short Safari led by world-renowned provider Thomson Safari.

Program Schedule
Preparation begins with Teaching Entrepreneurship seminar scheduled for Friday mornings October 12, 26 and November 9, 2018. Make up day December 1, 2018.  This seminar prepares participants to work as a team on exercises and best practices for teaching the curriculum.

The team will visit Tanzania for 10 days from December 30, 2018–January 8, 2019. Once in Tanzania. Monday through Friday will be spent running the academy with approximately 100 students representing five schools from the Karatu region. The estimated cost of this trip is $2,700, including airfare, meals, transportation, accommodations, and the guided safari. Students who complete in the Teaching Entrepreneurship seminar are eligible for a small stipend.

The application is open July 1 for January 2018.  Space is limited, and applicants will be considered on a rolling basis until the trip is full.
Deadlines and Program Schedule

Application Deadline                                          Monday, October 8, 2018
Decisions on Applications                                  Rolling
Deposits Due                                                      Friday, October 12, 2018
Teaching Entrepreneurship Seminar                 Friday, October 12, 26, and November 2, (8:30AM-12noon)                            
BELA Tanzania Trip                                            Friday, Dec. 30, 2018–Jan. 8, 2019

Questions? Please contact:

Lisa Thomas, The Office of Faith and Service (