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Twelve Middlebury students will be traveling to San Jose, Puerto Rico over February break as part of a Middlebury Alternative Break (MAlt) trip.

MAlt is a student organization that provides student-designed and student-led service trips for Middlebury College students. MAlt offers opportunities for students to participate in strong direct service that seeks to address needs as determined by a local community partner. MAlt is committed to a needs-blind acceptance policy. As a result, we do extensive fundraising to ensure that participants’ financial needs can be met. We all work together to support one another, which is why this fundraiser is so critical to our efforts.

This trip will partner with Iniciativa Comunitaria to receive training on gender and health issues in Puerto Rico. We will offer logistical and educational support to their programs that protect women in situations of sexual risk, drug abuse, and social vulnerability.

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Dollars Raised: 133%

Funding Details

Deadline: Jan 30, 2017
Total needed: $2,000

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Leaders:

Jiya Pandya, History and Political Science, Mumbai, India   

Adara Wicaksano, Architectural Studies, London, UK/Jakarta, Indonesia

Participants:

Annie Aguilar, Neuroscience, Grass Valley, California

Emmanuel Durán, Undeclared, La Vega, Dom. Rep. 

Federico Exequiel Wettstein Ceretti, Undeclared, Salta, Argentina   

Jeremy Stratton-Smith, Mathematics, Rochester, NY  

Julia Comacchio, Art History, Chicago, Illinois    

Joana Salievska, Undeclared, Chicago, Illinois

Jocelyn Tenorio, IGS Latin America, Chicago, Illinois

Leila Faulstich-Hon, Undeclared, San Jose, Costa Rica  

Ojaswi Pandey, Economics; Pre-Medicine Track, Greenbelt, Maryland

Sara Swett, IGS: Africa, Charlton, NY

 


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