Alternative Reading Week Belize

Alternative Reading Week: Belize

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Placement dates: 10 days during February Reading Week

Dates of mandatory pre-departure training are to be determined.


Note: Bursaries are available for students who demonstrate financial need, which will reduce fees by 25% ($750).

Price includes return airfare from Winnipeg, program fee, food and accommodation, travel insurance, sightseeing excursions, all in-country transport, IDI training and comprehensive pre-departure training.

Experience Belize through this 10-day Reading Week placement. You will work in the rural district of Toledo with local nonprofit agencies, learning about land rights, food security and indigenous perspectives on community development and sustainable tourism. A visit to the world-renowned Belize Zoo and a day at the beach round out this great Reading Week opportunity.

ARW Belize is recommended for students interested in food security, Indigeous cultures and approaches to development, and political movements.

Participants are eligible for recognition on their Co-Curricular Record (CCR).

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Anny Chen
(204) 474-6992

 Updated August 31, 2016