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IIP-Aid Africa
Gulu, Uganda (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Partner Institution/Organization Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: Princeton applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Dept Offering Program: IIP, International Internship Program (IIP) Program Type: Internship
Language Prerequisite: No Degree Level: 2 First year Ugrad, 3 Sophomore, 4 Junior
Time Away: Summer Housing options: Student Responsibilty with support from IIP and/or Host Organization
Program Group: International Internship Program
Program Description:
Aid Africa
About:
The mission of Aid Africa is to save lives, rebuild sustainable communities, and bring a hopeful future to Africans in need. Aid Africa aims to rebuild sustainable communities in Sub-Saharan Africa through the manufacture and distribution of efficient cooking stoves, providing clean water by digging and repairing wells, and planting trees to reforest the region.

Intern Responsibilities: IIP interns will contribute to one or more of the following projects:
  • Stoves: Improving manufacturing techniques, producing technical documentation, emissions and practical kitchen testing.
  • Trees: Improving propagation and planting techniques, grafting, teaching in the villages, adding value to crops (business), and advising on economic choices.
  • Water: Finding water sources, improving drilling techniques, participating in social activities in the communities, water quality testing, and health and hygiene education.
  • RUMPS (ReUseable Menstrual Products): Working on manufacturing as well as educating about basic hygiene.
  • Agricultural techniques: Researching techniques that don't include pesticides or fertilizers, participating in open source seed selection, harvesting, and marketing cell phone software to maximize selling prices.
Qualifications: IIP candidates with interests in environmental studies, engineering, physics, public health, education or business are encouraged to apply.

Dates / Deadlines:
This program is not currently accepting applications. Please consult the sponsoring department's website for application open dates.
 
This program is currently not accepting applications.