Fight poverty & Meet a different face of AREQUIPA (Perú)

We are a dynamic and young organization with the objective of fighting against poverty in the marginalised neighbourhoods of Arequipa, the second largest city in Peru, specifically in the San Isidro neighbourhood.

Since 2007 we are constituted as an organization and today we have an international team of volunteers in Peru and in Germany. Our objective is the integral development of children and their parents and to improve their quality of life. To reach this goal and fight against poverty on several fronts, we carry out projects in different areas:

Education: Help with homework for children, English classes and computer classes.

Health: Dentist project, healthy eating, personal hygiene.

Strengthening socio-cultural values: Recycling, planting trees.

Project with parents: School of parents, textile project for mothers.

We have activities every day from Monday to Sunday.

Items needed: - School Supplies: notebooks, colored pencils, pencilsm markers, pens, scissors, glue etc. - Non-Perishable Food. - Educational Books for children and adults in English and Spanish. - Games and didactic material.
As a VISITOR we would like to share with you: As a VISITOR we want you to help us developing our tasks and workshops and introduce you to the community for you to help us to promoting what we do.
Want to VOLUNTEER mid or long term ? Here are the conditions :) : As a VOLUNTEER we ask you to have a minimun stay of THREE MONTHS in which we would like to invite you to help us developing our workshops and to participate in our intercultural program, the School of parents and the Textile Project for Mothers, among others. If you stay as a guest, you will need to pay your own expenses and you need to be opened to live and share with the community in the humble conditions they live.
Languages spoken:
Spanish
English
French
Other
If you are interested in our project please get in touch directly AT LEAST A WEEK BEFORE COMING with the foundation via the "CONTACT" link. : Looking forward hearing from you ! :)
Listing created Nov 23, 2018