Location and Culture
Located at the southern tip of South Africa, Cape Town is both a cosmopolitan city with visitors and residents from around the globe; and a city dealing with poverty, rapid urban growth, and other problems many developing nations face. Average temperatures in November range from 55°F to 74°F.
Past students at the Cape Town project center have:
- Worked to improve facilities for survivors of domestic violence with the residents and staff of the Sizakuyenza Safe House (Winner of 2015 President’s IQP Award)
- Assisted in the development and formalization of an early childhood development center in an informal settlement
- Considered new approaches to utilizing vacant spaces to promote community in politically contested District Six