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GIEU Vietnam — Community Development and Entrepreneurship

  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Total of 3 credits for on-campus Winter course, field
    experience in Summer, and group project in Fall term
  • First-Years and above
  • Instruction in English

On the Vietnam program, you will encounter topics relevant to most developing nations— public health infrastructure, economic inequality, and the effects of war. In Ho Chi Minh City you will volunteer within 4 local community organization’s: Friends for Street Children, Thao Dan, Smile Group HIV-Positive Support Group, and Hong An Center for Disabled People. Through participation, you will gain first hand inside knowledge from daily work experience, a better understanding of how the organization operates structurally, and how it provides effective outreach to serving their local community.