Who We Are:

  • Iowa and Xicotepec Rotarians and their families, Rotaractors/Interactors, Junior Rotarians, undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and a variety of community members.

What We Do:

  • Work:
  • We help support and execute projects that address some of the most urgent needs in Xicotepec, Mexico, including construction, dental and medical care, education and more.
  • Partnership:
  • We partner with the local Rotary Club in Xicotepec. Their guidance and connections are crucial to our success.
  • Commitment:
  • We have been making these trips annually since 2002.


Service-Learning Concept

The University of Iowa Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology featured the Xicotepec Project as an example of "Extraordinary Teaching."

Watch a video, including spectacular on-site footage, that showcases the benefits of the service-learning concept.


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“We are Sisters”

The 2016 Xicotepec Project Team worked at a foundation that supports women and children with cancer called, "Tik Nime," ("we are sisters" in Nahuatl). Check out their photos and website by clicking here.