Janice Yip '15
Student Director for Nicaragua CCESP
Major: Computer Engineering
Hometown: San Jose, CA
The CCESP partners with Bridges to Community (BTC) an American-based non-governmental agency (NGO) that employs many Nicaraguans on its staff.
BTC promotes community and personal transformation, cross-cultural partnerships, sustainable community development, and a commitment to being agents of change in our communities, both locally and globally.
Working throughout the Nicaragua, including rural villages surrounding Siuna and more urban areas around the capital Managua, BTC acts as a liaison to ensure effective service and efficient logistics while we are in country. BTC also ensures continuity and sustainability; the clinics and the communities in which we work are selected by BTC after completing a community needs assessment.
By partnering with an NGO, Dartmouth ensures that locations where students work receive other visitors and volunteers at other times during the year when Dartmouth students are not in the area.
Last Updated: 11/11/11