Using established partner relationships, students will work with international partners to address identified challenges to learn the principles of extension methodology and sustainable community development by integrating their discipline knowledge and technical skills from previous courses. Students will also learn the intercultural communication, market analysis, project design and planning, business planning and business ventures, and cultural factors affecting community food security while they work in bi-national teams. This is the first of a 3-course sequence to prepare for, experience, and evaluate the Haitian experiences of Purdue and Haitian students.
Day 1: Fly from Miami to Haiti
Day 2: Visit Gift of Water home & tour Université de Antenor Firmin home campus
Day 3: Visit Université Antenor Firmin du Cap Haïtien & Centre technique d’entreprenariat
Day 4: Visit La Citadelle Laferrière and Sans-Souci Palace
Day 5: Beach & Presentation
Day 6: International Agri-Symposium
Day 7: International Agri-Symposium
Day 8: International Agri-Symposium
Day 9: Kay Anj d’Ayiti/iF Foundation and farm
Day 10: Fly from Haiti to the U.S.