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Hi all,

These are exciting international opportunities for the summer. Premed and med students are especially encouraged to apply.

Unite For Sight(www.uniteforsight.org) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, and volunteers prescribe eyeglasses, screen for eye disease and coordinate and fund diagnosis, treatment, and surgery by doctors. Volunteers also implement Train the Trainer programs for teachers and educate children and adults about eye health and ways to prevent blindness.

If you are interested in the volunteer opportunities listed below, please contact <mailto:[email protected]> and consult <http://www.uniteforsight.org>

Spring 2005

Africa

Buduburam Refugee Camp, Ghana: Flexible for 2 weeks or more between February 1 - May 1
Pobe, Benin: Flexible Dates for 2 weeks or more Between January 15 and May 15

India

Bihar, India: March 6 - March 16 (SPRING BREAK INTERNSHIP)
Hyderabad, India: March 1-30, 2005 (SPRING BREAK INTERNSHIP)

Thailand

Chiang Mai, Thailand: March 7-18 (optional extension to March 25) (SPRING BREAK INTERNSHIP)

Summer 2005

Latin America

San Salvador, El Salvador: May 2 - June 2
Jaque, Darien, Panama: July 15 - August 15
Danli, El Paraiso, Honduras: May 1 - August 30 (Flexible Dates Available for 1 Month or More)
Cuzco, Peru: May 15 - June 15
Siuna, Nicaragua: June 10 - July 25

India
Orphanage at Andhra Pradesh: July 1 - July 30
Punjab, India: May 1 - May 30
Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India: May 15 - June 15
Nagpur, Maharashtra State, India: May 15 - June 1
Alwar, Rajasthan, India: June 1 - June 30
Pradesh, India: June 15 - June 30
New Delhi, India: July 1 - July 30
Chennai, India: Jul 5 - July 31
Kolkata, India: July 1 - August 10

Thailand
lower north of Thailand: July 15 - August 1
Northeast region and Tsunami region of Thailand: June 15 - July 13

Africa
Buduburam Refugee Camp, Ghana: May 1 - August 30 (Flexible Dates for 4 weeks or more)
Ho, Ghana: June 10 - August 10
Hohoe, Ghana: May 20 - July 1
Kwawu, Ghana: July 1 - August 15
Patriensa Village in Asante Akim District: July 1 - August 15
Bibiani, Ghana: May 20 - July 15
Lome, Togo: July 1 - 30
Dumasi, Malawi: June 1 - July 15
Pobe, Benin: June 1 - July 15
Kenya: June 1 - July 30
Iganga Region, Uganda: June 2 - July 15
Karatu, Tanzania: June 10 - June 30
Nyamuswa, Tanzania: July 1 - August 20
Buea, Cameroon: August 1 - August 20
Refugee Camp at Brookfields Freetown, Sierra Leone: June 1 - December 1 (Flexible Dates for 4 weeks or more)

Eastern Europe
Stepanavan and Tashir, Armenia: May 15 - July 15

Fall 2005
Apam, Ghana: September 20 - November 30, 2005
Buduburam Refugee Camp, Ghana: Flexible Dates for 1 Month or More Through Spring 2006
Sierra Leone Refugee Camp: Flexible Dates for 1 Month or More Through Spring 2006
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: August 20 - September 30