Winter 

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Take a break from the cold and come join us in Bahia! We will be hosting university students to come take part in our year long projects focused on promoting global health in a sustainable, community-based fashion. 

Dates:

  •  January 2nd - 9th

Spots available: 22

  •  January 9th - 16th

Spots available: 22 

For any questions, contact us or email sophia.kalo123@gmail.com.

Spring 

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For a meaningful spring break experience, come volunteer with us! We will be hosting university students to come take part in our year long projects focused on promoting global health in a sustainable, community-based fashion. 

Dates:

  • March 9th - 17th

Spots available: 22

  • March 18th - 24th

Spots available: 22

For any questions, contact us or email sophia.kalo123@gmail.com.

 

Summer

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Looking for to make an impact next summer? Come join us! We will be hosting university students to come take part in our year long projects focused on promoting global health in a sustainable, community-based fashion. 

Dates:

  • TBD
  • Spots available: 22
  • TBD
  • Spots available: 2
  • TDB
  • Spots available: 22

For any questions, contact us or email sophia.kalo123@gmail.com.

 

 

Walking Palms Global Initiative

Sample Itinerary*

 

Day 1:

  • Students arrive at airport
  • Bus to Bahía
  • Rest
  • Lunch
  • Welcome and introduction
  • “What is Global Health?” workshop
  • Walking tour of Bahía
  • Sunset at the beach
  • Dinner
  • Debrief

 

Day 2:

  • Breakfast
  • Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya workshop
  • Lunch
  • Mosquito field day
  • Free time
  • Dinner
  • Debrief

 

Day 3:

  • Breakfast
  • Spanish & Communication workshop
  • Lunch
  • Insulin house calls
  • Free time
  • Dinner
  • Debrief

Day 4:

  • Breakfast
  • Group project time
  • Lunch
  • Health day:
  • Diabetes and hypertension screenings
  • Nutrition talks
  • Music Therapy
  • Dinner
  • Debrief

 

Day 5:

  • Breakfast
  • Mosquito Field day
  • Lunch
  • Mosquitos y Yo kids camp
  • Free time
  • Dinner
  • Debrief

 

Day 6:

  • Breakfast
  • Group project time
  • Lunch
  • Health day:
  • Diabetes and hypertension screenings
  • Nutrition talks
  • Music Therapy
  • Dinner
  • Debrief

 

Day 7:

  • Breakfast
  • Senior center health visit + yoga with seniors
  • Lunch
  • Community gardening day
  • Beach time
  • Dinner
  • Debrief
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Day 8:

 

  • Breakfast
  • Group Project time
  • Lunch
  • Insulin house calls
  • Free time
  • Dinner
  • Debrief

 

Day 9:

  • Breakfast
  • Music therapy with kids
  • Lunch
  • Insulin house calls
  • Group project presentation
  • Dinner
  • Debrief

 

Day 10:

  • Breakfast
  • Market time
  • Winter & Spring trips: Canoa surfing-beach trip
  • Summer trips: Mud therapy
  • Potluck
  • Closing debrief
  • Travel home


 

*We often work according local community members’ and organizations’ schedules, so our itineraries are always subject to change.