Proposal Report

This proposal was written and submitted to the president of the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Burnaby, Canada, in January 2007 by Sheena Ashdown. It describes the philosophical rationale of the Africa Village Project Association as it works to help Okaseni Village in Tanzania.


SummaryAcknowledgementIntroductionWhy Should We Help?The BenefitsThe Venture ItselfHow to Avoid the Marie Antoinette SyndromeThe Action PlanConclusionSelected Bibliography


BCIT AND THE NEW GLOBALIZATION:
A VISION FOR THE THIRD MILLENNIUM

Prepared for
Dr. Tony Knowles, President
Dr. Elizabeth Theriault, Vice-President Education
Elaine Decker, Associate Dean, Computing and Academic Studies
The Academic Committee, Communication Department
Bev Lowen and Elinor Hudon, Faculty and Staff Association
The British Columbia Institute of Technology

and

Milton Wong, Chancellor
Simon Fraser University

Prepared by
Sheena Ashdown
Instructor, Communication Department

January 3, 2007

The British Columbia Institute of Technology
Burnaby, B.C.

Dedicated to my mother, Jean Ashdown, and to the memory of my dear dad, Bill Ashdown