Connecting Theory Into Practice
Ripples connects academic centers focused on social enterprise and sustainable development with project-based learning opportunities in West Africa.
Student projects are similar to consulting projects and are offered across 4 key themes:
- Water and energy systems
- Food systems and food security
- Social enterprise and business
- Public health: women and family
We recommend students be organized in teams of 4-8 (single or multi disciplinary depending on project scope}. Academic credit is generally awarded for their work.
Note: Project scopes, dates, and length of time in and out of the country are co- created with the university sponsor.
Design a plan to start up new businesses and/or enter new markets.
Create a resilient agriculture strategy to fight climate change.
Design health services to enhance the productivity of women-run businesses.