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  • Locations: Eldridgeville, Belize
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 09/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Drake Administered Credit Type: Drake Credit
Provider: Drake University
Program Description:
Student will engage in activities at Hillside Healthcare International clinic, Mobile Clinics to remote villages, and Poly Clinic in Punta Gorda.   In addition to these three clinical settings students provide community education at health fairs, in schools, and to HOPE (elder care) organizations across the Toledo District of Belize.  The schedule is developed and maintained by Hillside and is subject to change depending on the other stakeholders that Hillside serves. 
Accommodation information:
To Punta Gorda: arranged by student
To and from airport: arranged by Hillside; students must communicate travel plans to Hillside.
For Clinic Activities: arranged by Hillside; the clinic has three heavy duty Land Rovers that are used to transport students to their activities and are built to handle road conditions in Southern Belize.
Student Housing:
Abby’s House
  • Fully furnished/serviced
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • 2 students per bedroom
  • Secure – guarded during the evenings and weekends
  • Cleaning service once per week to clean dorm and change linen 
Other services:
  • Transportation twice per week to Punta Gorda for supplies and groceries
  • Communal meal preparation – students share cooking and cleaning duties
  • Guidance for weekend excursions upon request (recommended tour operators)