IHP: Climate Change Fall 2016 Bolivia

BOLIVIA! Intro (Luke Henningsen) In the words of our Bolivia Country Coordinator, Kathryn Ledebur – there are a lot of dangerous places in South America, but, in Bolivia, the dangers are almost entirely of a digestive nature. This proved to be true – many times over. For a brief period of time, 12 out of […]

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IHP Climate Change Fall 2016 – Morocco

Here’s a link to the youtube video that we created for the Moroccan staff, charting the life experiences  and friendships we’ll never forget: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4BQmEUQ9I8   Introduction We departed Vietnam sad to be leaving, but excited to see what adventures were ahead of us in Morocco. Our flights were very broken up, but accounted for close […]

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IHP Health and Community Track 1 Fall 2016 – South Africa

Landing in South Africa, we were shuttled off to Muizenberg, a beach-side suburb of Cape Town to enjoy a few days on the beach, along the waterfront, and in the mountains just behind our hostel. Our South Africa country coordinator and a guest lecturer provided brief histories on the country, including remarks on the division […]

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IHP Social Entrepreneurship – Uganda

A Photo Essay from IHP SEN in Kampala, UGANDA… KAMPALA: The City The primary method of transportation in Uganda is the taxi or matatu. Originally designed as a parcel van, the taxi seats 14 passengers and follows a route throughout Kampala town. This is a picture of the old taxi park – literally a sea […]

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IHP Social Entrepreneurship – India

Our journey continued from Sao Paulo, Brazil, to New Delhi, India, where we discovered a much different landscape – both in the field of social entrepreneurship as well as in our daily lives. Delhi is a hectic and colorful place that assaults the senses, and through our homestays, city adventures, classes, and site visits, we […]

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Quito, Habitat III

Quito, Habitat III Dear IHP Cities Community Greetings from Quito! For the week of 15 – 20 October, 2016, Sonny Singh (NYC Launch Coordinator) and I attended the third United Nations Habitat Conference in Quito, Ecuador. Nearly 40 000 delegates from all over the world converged in Quito: urbanists, academics, activists, and representatives of the […]

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IHP Cities in the 21st Century Fall 2016 – Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires Letter Home It’s hard to believe that it has been weeks since we left Buenos Aires, and we are now approaching the end of our time in Hanoi. Though Hanoi and Buenos Aires have proven to be cities that are drastically different in their culture and urban form, nevertheless there are similarities in […]

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IHP Climate Change Fall 2016 – Vietnam

Introduction to Vietnam! With over 20 hours of travelling (including one layover in Taipei), all 24 of us stumbled off the plane in Hanoi, Vietnam exhausted and relieved. If you were fortunate enough to have slept on the plane, you were a little more prepared for the upcoming day, although the 14-hour time difference from […]

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IHP Health and Community Track 2 Fall 2016 – Vietnam

Hello! After four fast weeks, we have concluded our time in Vietnam! We challenged our initial assumptions and broadened our thinking as we immersed ourselves in the new culture and learned from expert guest speakers. Our schedules were packed full; we wasted no time exploring this beautiful part of the world! Culture shock was expected, […]

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IHP Social Entrepreneurship – San Francisco

SEN Letter From San Francisco and São Paulo: As the pioneering SEN group, we have what seems like infinite memories and experiences to share from our launch in San Francisco and our month in São Paulo, Brazil. However, instead of attempting (and surely failing) to capture such detail, here are some specific stories we’d like […]

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