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Corporate Team-building Offsites - Teach & Build in the developing world

Corporate offsites where the team travels to developing world and uses their skills to teach kids, and takes part in team building exercises.

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A lot of companies host team building offsites for their teams - why not take the team to a remote village and leverage the skills of the team to teach/build/coach the kids. There would also be team building exercises as part of the program so teams get to bond while doing something great.

Who would implement this?

  • A big company
  • A globally-based social entrepreneur

Cost

This could tap into the CSR budgets of corporations - an NGO or local entrepreneur could offer the team building program and it would be sponsored by the corporate.

Local Need. Enterprising Schools has identified key areas of need for Affordable Private Schools. What local learning need(s) does this concept address?

  • English language learning (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Math learning
  • Libraries
  • Tech literacy
  • Professional development

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Cool concept! Building with Cob is lighter on the environment and safer for the participants, among other benefits:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2E03Z8Jn2vw