Windhoek, Namibia Project Center

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Current Director(s): 
Program Term(s): 
D-Term during spring
Project Opportunities: 

Location and Culture:

The Republic of Namibia in southern Africa is characterized by extensive national parks, deserts, seaside ports, livestock farms, and small towns and villages. Students have numerous opportunities to visit national parks and other tourist attractions and to become familiar with African rural life. Average temperatures in April range from 56°F to 79°F.

Past Projects:

Past students at the Windhoek, Namibia Project Center have:

  • Created an educational video to teach rural students about Namibia's ecosystems through a mobile classroom
  • Identified ways to increase sustainable tourism among communities in the Namib Desert
  • Developed a pathway to jobs and self-employment for citizens of Windhoek informal settlements