» Competition 27 - Cementos Progreso & U.S. DOS

Universidad del Valle de Guatemala

Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Partner: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States  

“Working Together Towards a Better Environment and Inclusive Solutions: Student Exchange Program in Environmental Studies and Sustainability”

This program will provide the opportunity to build competencies and use design thinking to address real environmental and sustainability challenges in Guatemala to a group of multidisciplinary students from the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG) and Vanderbilt University (VU). Students from UVG will visit San Cristobal El Alto in Guatemala to produce a map of need regarding waste management, water sanitation, and energy. UVG and VU students will use the information gathered during their field research to co-develop intervention approaches, which they will present to the community of San Cristobal El Alto. 

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