Trips – National

Igniting Enterprise: Entrepreneurship Education for Healthy Economies


Cost: $1400 CAD + flights
Departure City: Any
Departure Date:
August 21, 2020
Return Date:
August 30, 2020
May 2020

Chuacruz, Gautemala

$1400 CAD + Flights

In rural regions of Guatemala, there are many aspiring young entrepreneurs wanting to create new economic opportunities for themselves and their communities. Trip participants will have the opportunity to learn about the business landscape across cultures while lending their knowledge to assist high school students as they develop and assess ideas for new enterprises.

Itinerary Highlights Include:
  • Delivering educational workshops on market research, business planning, marketing and financial literacy
  • Acting as coaches to teams of local high school students as they assess ideas for launching new businesses and expanding existing ones
  • Visit Guatemalan businesses and participating in cross cultural dialogues about business, economics, and entrepreneurship

This program is ideal for any one interested in business entrepreneurship, marketing, economic empowerment, international business, and community development.

Who We Work With

SOS works exclusively with registered non governmental organizations (NGOs) in every country we work in to not only ensure the efficiency of our projects, but to ensure our volunteers have the best experience.

Partner NGO:

SEED Alliance Husband and wife Edil and Sheily created SEED Alliance in 2013. SEED Leaders propose community projects, in which many of them were born and raised in. SEED Alliance and SOS have worked together since 2012 on over 20 community development projects in Guatemala.

What's Included?

SOS volunteers sleep in available community structures (classrooms, community centers, churches), and live as close to the conditions of the community as possible.

SOS works directly with Flight Centre to process all volunteers' Outreach Trip logistics from your travel insurance to your in country needs like clean drinking water and accommodations!

Three meals a day plus clean drinking water and snacks! Meals will consist of rice, beans, tortillas, and fruit/vegetables. Soups, stews, and pasta dishes are common as well. Most dietary restrictions and allergies can accommodated.

SOS works exclusively with registered non governmental organizations in every community to ensure our volunteers have the best experience possible.

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