Community development

Help underprivileged communities in Peru !

Get to meet Peruvians by participating in this placement in the heart of the Andes culture. You will participate in one of our projects to help poor communities. 

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One of the biggest aims of this placement is to get rid of poverty, which is transferred from generation to generation in some communities, by providing access to education; health care, nutrition and helping people find their personal identity.

One of our projects, that is supported through donations, offers shelters for pregnant women, widowed fathers and aged or adoptive parents who care for children under 14 years. The purpose is to inform parents, provide access to education for children, make sure they have a regular medical check-up, teach them how to access a decent standard of living and, for example help them declare their new-born children who will then gain legal status in Peru.

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The second project focuses on literacy and has opened street libraries, which offer free classes to the poorest children.

The third project provides a home for children and teens during the day, offers them a light meal, psychological, and vocational training to graduates.

Sample tasks:

  • Helping the coordinator
  • Ensure that parents send their children to school
  • Help them take the steps to register marital status and obtain identity papers
  • Accompany patients to clinics
  • Teach them about hygiene
  • papier identité au Pérou - GlobalongOrganize games and fun activities with children
  • Help with homework
  • Read to children
  • Organize creative workshops and sports

Entry requirements:

You must commit to a minimum of 4 weeks to create a relationship of trust with children and staff.

By agreeing to a volunteer placement in a country like Peru, you must show that you are flexible and understand that there is no set timetable. You should be independent and mature.

 

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For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@globalong.com

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