Sauder Africa Initiative is recruiting the 2012 Team!

Are you a student passionate about social entrepreneurship & international development? Do you love business and would you like to put your business skills into a great use at the same time? If, yes, we are looking for you!
Each year, Sauder Africa Initiative (now entering 7th year of operation) selects enthusiastic, creative, and dedicated group of students to help combat extreme poverty in Kenyan slums and spend an incredible summer teaching the Kenyan youth.

Applications for Sauder Africa Initiative – Kenya 2012 are now being accepted until October 28th (before midnight). You can find the application by going to the Sauder Africa Initiative website and looking at the home page under “Latest News.”
The program is open to anyone who wishes to get involved and make new friendships which are going to last a lifetime. If you cannot travel to Kenya, no worries. We are recruiting for two dedicated groups of students:

  • Vancouver-based team who will help support the travelling team through fundraising, curriculum development, mentoring, communications, and other tasks as needed;
  • Traveling team who will deliver a three-week program based in Nairobi, to help Kenyan youth develop business plans.

For the travelling team, the 2012 project will be held in Kenya July 30 – August 17, 2012 and will be conducted in partnership with Kenyan youth organizations and Strathmore University. For more information, do not hesitate to contact us: info@africa.sauder.ubc.ca
There will be number of info session held on campus, so please, visit our blog and website regularly, follow our Twitter and join us on Facebook! The application is quite comprehensive so have a look at it early!

We are looking forward to connecting with you!