Social Welfare: A Holistic View of Human and Environmental Sustainability

Custom Tour
October 12, 2013October 20, 2013

Global Exchange Reality Tours has been asked by social workers in the state of Michigan to arrange travel to Cuba for US Social Workers who wish to participate in the Cuba research program: Social Welfare: A Holistic View of Human and Environmental Sustainability in Havana and Pinar del Rio, Cuba, October 12 - 20, 2013.

For complete information and updates on this tour:
Social Welfare: A Holistic View of Human and Environmental Sustainability.

For information on CEC's available for this tour, contact Marjorie Ziefert, of the Michigan chapter of the NASW.

If you have any question as to whether you qualify as a participant, and for additional programmatic, practical and logistical information, please contact: Pam Montanaro, US Coordinator of Eco Cuba Network, 510-649-1052.

For more information on Eco Cuba Network.

For articles, blogs and videos on environmental protection and sustainable development in Cuba: Eco Cuba Network Environmental Resources.

For articles on Social Welfare in Cuba: Resources on Social Welfare in Cuba.

Program Highlights may include: 

City tour of Havana to sites of environmental, cultural and historical interest
Overview of social welfare system in Cuba
Site visits to neighborhood/community development projects
Department of Social Welfare, University of Havana
Intentional community of Las Terrazas
Family doctor clinic, school and day care center

$2200 (land only)
Price Includes: 

Double room accommodations in 4 star hotel and 2 meals per day.
Full program
Tour guide and translator for all scheduled events
Transportation to all scheduled events

Price Does Not Include:
Round trip Airfare Miami to Havana ($400 - 450 as of 4/13)
Cuban visa and required Cuban health insurance ($75 as of 4/13)
Bottled Water and other drinks
Optional evening cultural activities
Personal expenses

How to Register: 

Please contact Pam Montanaro at or 510-649-1052 to receive the Custom Tour Code for this tour.

We must receive your application and a non-refundable deposit of $500 two months before departure. Payments by Mastercard, Visa and Discover are welcome. Full payment is due 6 weeks before departure.

This trip will be as diverse as possible in terms of race, age and life experiences. We strongly urge people of color to apply. In some cases, a limited number of partial scholarships are available for low-income applicants.

To apply, enter the code you were given to access your custom tour's application.