SPEED Programs

What is a SPEED program?

Go, Give, Engage with our low-cost, high-impact SPEED programs!

Identical to our longer programs, a SPEED program allows you to travel, experience and learn – for a 1 week or 2 week program any time through the year. BEYOND BORDERS’s SPEED programs are a great way to gain valuable experiential learning while spending less time and money!
 

Film and Media SPEED Program

A shorter version of BEYOND BORDERS's most popular flagship Film and Media program! Get an insight into one of the world’s largest and most prolific film industries – Bollywood! 2 weeks of attending film shoots, meeting with film professionals and visiting post-production studios in BEYOND BORDERS’s unique SPEED program that allows you to learn more in a short time! The SPEED program also includes a weekend stay in the beautiful hill station of Malavli where you can experience the tranquillity of rural India with exciting treks to heritage sites in the vicinity.

 

 

 International Development

The International Development SPEED Program is an opportunity to witness social change first-hand! Visit and work with NGOs and social organizations in rural India. 70% of India lives in its villages and this program is your chance to understand the development challenges faced by India.Participate in social change and get an insight into India's development sector. The visiting students work with social workers in the area of health, women's empowerment, micro-credit, community development, child sponsorship, HIV/AIDS intervention and awareness programs, health education and teaching programs.

 

Educate and Make A Difference

The Educate and Make A Difference SPEED program is your chance to get hands-on experience in the shortest possible time. Work directly with kids in rural schools and orphanages, teaching them English, Math, Science, Art, Craft, Music or Social Sciences, designing teaching aids and working with teachers to introduce new learning techniques to them. All in 1 week or more! This is BEYOND BORDERS's most hands-on program and allows participants to have a direct impact on rural communities. Advanced participants can also work with rural teachers on various creative learning techniques to improve learning outcomes among rural students.

Teach Children in India SPEED Program

This is your chance to get hands-on experience in the shortest possible time.  Work directly with kids in schools and orphanages, teaching them English, Math, Science, Art, Craft, Music or Social Sciences, designing teaching aids and working with teachers to introduce new learning techniques to them. India faces a number of challenges that have resulted in a low literacy rate and this program allows you to make a difference in some major problem areas.

Service Learning in the Himalayas

The Service Learning in the Himalayas Program is an opportunity to participate in and witness social change first-hand! Visit and work with NGOs and social organizations in rural India. 70% of India lives in its villages and this program is your chance to understand the development challenges faced by India.

Testimonials

Cindy Klinger, Georgia state university, USA

Cindy Klinger, Georgia state university, USA

I think BEYOND BORDERS is a professional organization that had a good grasp for what we were looking

Jayme Aargon, Oregon university, USA

Jayme Aargon, Oregon university, USA

Mark and I toured Dharavi last weekend and one thing that stood out was how self-sufficient this com

Alexandra Spicer, UTS, Australia

Alexandra Spicer, UTS, Australia

Thank you to you both once again for providing such an amazing experience, this is truly one I will