Final Presentations and farewell to Rwanda!

The final day came. We faced obstacles in our journey, and had to work hard to get here. Our project, which initially was modeling crop productivity in Rwanda, had a big shift in scope. One of our biggest worries was being able to deliver a valuable product to our client. We wanted to make sure…

Actions Speak Louder than Words

From the perspective of Zohair Hassan: Traveling to China I was apprehensive of the challenges our team would face communicating due to the language barrier. This bias was partly enforced due to challenging interactions with the client when we were in DC. This led to a question in my head (an ignorant one); as I…

CAP Rwanda visits Akagera National Park

While lots of hard work took place during the week, we also had time to enjoy Rwanda, and the beautiful sceneries it has to offer. Our destination for the weekend was Akagera National Park, a three hour drive from Kigali. Early on Saturday morning we were introduced to our guides, and began our trip to…

Murakoze Rwanda

After almost 24 hours of travel, we are finally all back in D.C. and getting ready to embark on our summer internships. What a whirlwind the last 3 weeks have been; from traveling to meet clients to spontaneous hikes in our business suits to being chased by elephants, CAP Rwanda 2015 was a pretty incredible…

Team Envac – Utilizing Professional Expertise

As CAP (Consulting Abroad Project) Sweden participants, we had the opportunity to engage in projects that truly entail experiential learning. Team Envac was involved with the client right at the beginning, scoping-out the required work, until the end, presenting the results of the consulting engagement. While each team member had a set of professional skills different…

Presentation Run Through: The Beginning of the End

Walking back to our seats after answering the last of the questions from the expert judges, Team MRT started to think about how we’ve gotten to this point. Since learning of our project, the team has been in full on new experience mode. With little clean energy or consulting experience, we felt slightly overwhelmed, but…