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internship in preventive health, nutrition, research and holistic health in the Andes of Peru.

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El Tambo , Huancayo, Peru

Minka Project


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February 15, 2021
October 20, 2021
February 1, 2021
internship in preventive health, nutrition, integral health and research in the Andes of Peru

The Minka project invites you to participate and develop your professional skills in a project aimed at providing support and assistance to the population, children and women who come from migrant families from areas of the Peruvian Andes and who have been affected by political violence and segregation. social, economic and cultural and extreme poverty, areas declared in extreme poverty in Peru.

The project is being developed in the Mantaro Valley, in the Peruvian Andes, in areas where basic services and hygiene are lacking. Attention is focused on dysfunctional families suffering from social, economic and health problems.

It is also important to note that all these families, and especially children, are prone to easily preventable diseases, conditions and consequences, our job is to provide the necessary information and education to these people so that they can prevent and improve their health. and nutrition.

We intervene directly in these areas and communities, using a holistic approach and doing direct social work house to house and in the facilities that we rent in the same field of work, we prefer this form of work instead of going to hospitals or clinics, because Our work social is pretty straightforward.

We are a social project that promotes an alternative form of non-commercial volunteering, which operates with a flat structure and works directly with the communities to promote their self-development. Our projects are carried out in the same communities and towns, with our own hands and resources, without intermediaries. In addition, we offer a real and fun method of cultural exchange.


What we offer?

  • Accommodation in a comfortable and comfortable room.
  • Personalized support from an advisor with extensive knowledge, practical experience and university training in educational, social and cultural issues in Peru and Latin America.
  •  Working in a team
  • stipend
  •  certificate issued by a legal non-profit organization
  • Improve your level of Spanish theoretically and above all practice.
  • (optional) Exchange courses in: Peruvian foods, desserts and native plants.
  •  On weekends, excursions to many places such as Andean mountains and lakes, artisan villages, Inca ruins, waterfalls and jungle areas and others are not commercial.
  • (optional) experience the various forms of mysticism, holistic healing of positive Andean and Inca knowledge
  • Detailed information on Inca culture, travel and the geography of Peru.

Stipend:

  • Access to a stipend of 200 Euros, as well as other remunerated options and benefits, coordinate directly about these other options with the coordinator of Peru.

For more details visit our website:

http://minkaproject.info/

or write to:

minkavolunteer@gmail.com

Volunteer requirements:

  • Person with training in health and / or nutrition, as well as in emotional health and ecology.
  • minimum age: 21 years
  • suggested minimum period is eight weeks, it can be adapted to the dates that suit both parties (limited vacancies)
  • ability and patience in dealing with very young girls (5-9 years) as well as with issues related to women.
  • It would be ideal to possess skills or interests related to yoga, fitness, holistic energy health and related spiritual philosophies.
  • Possess a tolerant, adaptable and positive mindset.
  • Ability to integrate and work in a multicultural team.
  • Basic Spanish level (optional)
  • People with empirical training in holistic health, psychology and alternative medicine can also participate.

Relevant Note: For the period of 2021, only international interns are accepted.

Important:

Our organization is led by people with motivation, training and extensive experience in humanitarian and social areas, our work has more than 9 years of intense social work, this gives us the necessary experience and offers genuine work, where you can develop your skills. , professional experience and achieve a rewarding form of personal growth, your skills are integrated as part of a team, we are not improvised in this matter, our social work is direct in areas where there is a great need for help for people in situation of extreme poverty (focused mainly in the Andes of Peru) and where the true culture of Peru still survives. Andean culture, cradle of Inca civilization.

We also combine this with an intense and fun experience of cultural exchange, excursions and non-commercial expeditions to many interesting places in the mountains / jungle, practical courses: from languages ​​or native culture to food, dances, desserts, drinks based on native plants, Andean worldview and culture etc.

 If you are one of the people who want to do a real and rewarding job in places where you can still see the living Inca-Andean culture far from traditional tourism circuits and experience the true native culture in many of its interesting facets, this is your place.

The Minka project invites you to participate and develop your professional skills in a project aimed at providing support and assistance to the population, children and women who come from migrant families from areas of the Peruvian…

Details at a glance

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  • Stipend

Benefits

For more details visit our website:

http://minkaproject.info/

or write to:

minkavolunteer@gmail.com

For more details visit our website:

http://minkaproject.info/

or write to:

minkavolunteer@gmail.com

How to Apply

For more details visit our website:

http://minkaproject.info/

or write to:

minkavolunteer@gmail.com

For more details visit our website:

http://minkaproject.info/

or write to:

minkavolunteer@gmail.com

Location

El Tambo , Huancayo, PE

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