INTERNSHIP in the Peruvian Andes, with groups of women - empowerment, sexism, violence and exclusion

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Sharing dreams Project invites you to participate and develop your professional abilities in a project aimed at providing support and assistance to women who come from migrant families from areas within the Peruvian Andes, and that have been affected by political violence, social, economic and cultural marginalisation And extreme poverty (Ayacucho, Huancavelica, central rainforest etc.) areas declared in extreme poverty in Peru.

The project is being developed in the Mantaro Valley, in the Peruvian Andes, in areas where there is a lack of basic services and hygiene. The focus is on dysfunctional families that suffer from problems of Sexism, domestic violence, alcoholism, among others.

It is also important to note that most of these people have emotional or psychological sequels sadly inherited from the past internal war that has suffered Peru in the 1980-2005 decades.

 We intervene directly in these areas and communities, using a holistic approach and undertaking direct social work. We offer talks, workshops and visits (psychology, organization, emotional support and more), as well as activities around economic education, fostering group organization and mutual support in order to them to face their tough situation.

We are a civil organization that promotes an alternative form of non-commercial volunteering, operating with a flat structure and working directly with communities to promote their self-development. Our projects are undertaken in the same communities and populations, with our own hands and resources, without intermediaries. In addition, we offer a real and fun method of cultural exchange as:

-Formation and continuous consultancy by an advisor specialized in social and cultural issues.

-work in a team with a very human relationship.

-constancy issued by a legally established non-profit organization

-Improve your level of English in a theoretical and mainly practical.

-exchange courses in: Peruvian meals, desserts or cocktails.

- weekends, excursions to many places such as mountains and Andean lakes, artisan villages, pre-Inca ruins, waterfalls and jungle areas and others, are non-commercial.

- (optional) to experience the Andean energies, yoga and Andean reiki.

-information detail of the Inca culture, travel and geography of Peru

For more details and more information, visit our website:


You can also get in touch with us via our Facebook page. Find us under "Sharing dreams project"


* Requirements for Volunteers:

- You must be over 19 years of age.

- possess a tolerant, adaptable and positive mentality

- ability to integrate and work in a multicultural team

- Spanish basic level,

Important: Our organization is driven by people with real motivation, university training and experience in humanitarian and social areas, our work has more than 7 years of intense social work, this gives us the experience to develop and offer a genuine and real work , Where you can develop your skills integrating as part of a team, we are not improvised in this, we do not offer artificial scenarios full of "great poverty mixed with paradisiac beaches", ours is direct social work in areas where they are the largest Number of people in extreme poverty in Peru, and where it still survives the true culture of Peru, Andean culture cradle of Inca civilization. That's where they need us and we work hard there



For more information, visit our website:


*** Agreements with universities


- Continuous advice


- support of people with experience and training in community development, social work in the field, sociology and social areas

How To Apply

For details and more information, visit our website:

You can also get in touch with us via our Facebook page. Find us under SHARING DREAMS PROJECT.