Friday, February 5, 2016

Lakeshore Information Session on Humber's Guatemala Initiative

Humber Students
Date/Time:  February 11, 2016 - 11:00am
Where:  Lakeshore Campus, L Space Gallery, L1002
Contact: 
Jennifer Wilson, 416.675.6622 x3297, jennifer.wilson@humber.ca
Humber is partnering with a small NGO in Guatemala that works with a Mayan community to meet its development needs.
Come learn about more about potential ways Humber faculty and students can get involved.
A community needs assessment and initial meetings revealed possible opportunities for faculty and students to work with the NGO and the community in developing their capacity in the following areas:
Nutrition and Healthy Eating
Environmental Awareness (Garbage Collection/Recycling/Composting)
Water Access/ Collection/ Conservation 
Sustainable and Renewable Energy
Personal hygiene and sanitation 
Female and Maternal Health
Early Childhood Education
Financial Literacy, Livelihood (entrepreneurial skills)
Farming/Horticulture
Skills-based training (sewing and carpentry) 
Tourism/Marketing Opportunities
Communications: website development, video, social media strategy, promotion of success stories
Fundraising for project(s) 
Project design, planning and implementation of community development projects
Proposal/Grant Writing
NOTE: a second information session at the North campus will be held
This article originally appeared here.

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