At the end of each study abroad in Honduras, students create a photo voice and share with their peers. A photo voice is a combination a photo and words that effectively express communities and individual’s needs, problems and desires. Many university professors across the country use the photo voice model when teaching social sciences, which is a great fit for our students to share the impact this expereinece study abroad experience
After the photo voice presentations are shared by the students, they are added to the study abroad blog for students to share with family and friends.
Below are the links to each photo voice created by our students (and a few staff, too!):
In October, members of the ACEL faculty and staff traveled to Choluteca, Honduras. During this short trip, they met with the Ministry of Education, the advisory board of the Choluteca Vocational School, visited rural villages, the mercado and leadership team of World Gospel Mission.
Dr. Jamie Cano and W. Tyler Agner were recognized by the mayor of Choluteca for the work they have been doing to improve the lives of the residents in the city.
This short video captures the highlights of the trip.
Each year, students from CFAES travel to Choluteca, Honduras as part of the a community development study abroad offered through the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership. The education abroad experience will travel again in May 2017. More details here.
Students interested in this program should attend the upcoming info session on December 1, 2016 at 6pm in 246 Agricultural Administration.
As a part of the Community Development study abroad trip to Honduras, students toured Leche Rio Grande, a facility in Choluteca, Honduras that packages milk and produces cheese. Students were able to see the process from start to finish as milk arrived at the facility from local farms until the cheese was pasteurized and then sampled.
While in Choluteca, Honduras, students from Ohio State and Utah State completed projects at the Choluteca Vocational School, which included a connector sidewalk, entry way, and weight room floor. In the time we were allotted, projects were completed from start to finish, with the concrete pour for the weight room floor finished after we left.