59.356 Village Empowerment: Overcoming Global Poverty

Village Empowerment: Overcoming Global Poverty

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 35736
Status Active

Using the village empowerment Peru Project at UML as a framework and case study, students will explore solutions to overcoming poverty in the world. Poverty in public health, education, income, infrastructure and the tools to overcome these are topics to be addressed. A service-learning group project is required to address the specific needs of communities in the Village Empowerment Project. Instructors are from colleges of engineering, management, health, art and science, and government.