Great Kenyan Internship Past Review

By (Bachelors of Education, Western Washington University) for

Study Abroad Programs in Kenya

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was very worth while, it was a once in a lifetime experience. I can't wait to go back.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

I learned about my power of teaching.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The strengths were the teaching arrangments, the local people, the educators. The weaknesses were few, but the other interns I went with but that is a personal experience.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

We lived in Bandas which are like huts.

* Food:

The food was great, we had our own cook that was easily accommodating to us.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

the people we met and the children we worked with were amazing. I set up some life long friendships.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I never felt unsafe you just have to be aware of your surroundings and educate your self on the culture.

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Language acquisition improvement?

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Other
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • The connections the the locals
  • Being immersed into a culture.
* What could be improved?
  • The people that went with me