8th Grade POP Field Trips

On Wednesday, 8th grade students ventured out into Delhi to explore their Population Project topics. Students had the opportunity to see with their own eyes:

  • The issues they are researching
  • Contributing factors
  • The people who are living these issues
  • The experts working to find solutions

Field Trip 1: Yamuna River Walk

  • Visit 4 locations along the Yamuna in Delhi
  • See the ways that the citizens, the city, and industry impact this river

Field trip 2 :Education and Camp Communities

  • Visit to a School in Tigiri run by the HOPE Foundation
  • Learn about daily life and issues facing children and families in India
  • Meet and talk with students
  • See how opportunity and challenges are faced by the school and the students
  • Visit students in their homes and have a chance to interview them

Trip 5: Gender Issues
Work+Shelter

  • creates safe spaces across India where women in need can come to live and work.
  • At W+S women are taught to use the skills they have or develop new ones.
  • Apparel and accessories produced by the women are then sold to overseas markets.

Asha Foundation

  • Community empowerment programs in slums
  • Slum development programs
  • Family planning education
  • Maternal and infant health

 

Reflection: At the end of the day, students reflected on their experiences, including their learning from the trip.

 

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