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LU Serve Program?:
Full-Time Service-Learning Program
Heredia, Costa Rica
ISA Service-Learning offers opportunities for you to make an impact in a community abroad, enhance your cultural competency, and develop key skills that you’ll use for the rest of your life.
Heredia is 11 kilometers northwest of San José in the verdant tropical foothills of the extinct Barva Volcano. Heredia is a university city, and its sizable student population includes many who come to perfect the Spanish language. The city showcases pleasant plazas, lush green spaces, parks and friendly people.
Learning by Reflection
Learning does not happen as the result of an experience itself, but through intentional reflection upon an experience. Therefore, a vital part of service-learning is critical reflection through a guided curriculum.Learn More »