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Volunteering teaching English to native children of the Peruvian Andes

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Minka Project
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El Tambo, Junín, Peru

Minka Project


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Published 7 days ago

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February 15, 2021
12:12pm UTC-05
October 19, 2021
11:59pm UTC-05
Weekdays
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Volunteering teaching English to native children of the Peruvian Andes

Minka whose translation of the Quechua language means reciprocal aid, is a social and community development project that works together with the most vulnerable inhabitants of the Peruvian Andes, and that executes several volunteer projects, focusing especially on improving the wellbeing of women and children.

For more than eight years ago, we have been developing social projects directly in those Andean towns subject to social, economic and cultural exclusion. It is precisely in those areas where most people live, descendants of the ancient Inca state, with the greatest problems of economic development here in Peru. The English program for children (apart from other valuable empowerment programs and educational and organizational support), takes place in marginalized communities in the central Andes of the central Andes, Peru, which gives these children the opportunity to acquire basic skills of English that can help them in their future education and increase their employability as well as be open to greater general knowledge.

The English language is spoken a very important global language, one of our objectives is to teach this language, especially to children, as a means of improvement and education, because they lack the financial resources necessary to learn English. This program will provide the opportunity to many children of populations living in extreme poverty and will not have the opportunity to study in a private school, we develop classes from basic materials of pronunciation, sentences, colors, communication, verbs and other important matters. In addition, it is a way to improve the level of Spanish that the volunteer has, due to the continuous interaction of languages, all this developed in a direct, entertaining and fun way,

***At the moment, we are preparing a lot and organizing new actions and activities related to preventive health and try to mitigate the effects of the pandemic, give due support to our population, due to the strong impact that Covid-19 has had in the Andes. Peru, especially vulnerable groups and people, in areas and populations in extreme poverty.


** no previous experience is required to participate in this program, does not require training in Spanish or teacher only to have a great desire to help and improve the quality of life and education of people who need help.

** Discounts from the second month, exemption from the contribution for people who want a greater commitment of collaboration (coordinators, partners, former volunteers or friends).

** The organization offers :

  • Accommodation in a spacious and comfortable room.spacious, comfortable and equipped, wifi.
  • Basic work materials
  • Continuous advice
  • Cultural exchange courses
  • Group excursions to interesting places on weekends.
  • Information about places and interesting trips in Peru.
  • Learn and improve your level of Spanish in a practical and direct way.
  • Information about Andean-Inca history, culture and folklore, theoretical and completely experiential.
  • (optional) to experience in a practical way the cosmovison and Andean culture, positive rituals of self-knowledge based on mysticism and Andean energetic management, therapies based on traditional medicine and others

For more information, visit our website:

http://minkaproject.info/

REQUIREMENTS:

  • minimum age: 18 years
  • It is important to have patience and treatment to work with very young girls (5-9 years) as well as with general issues and common sense related to women
  • People with an open, positive and adaptable mentality.
  • Person with the ability to join a multicultural team and keep the group together (important)
  • some English language
  • basic Spanish (optional)

*** It is not necessary to have specialization or previous experience, here you will have continuous support, we always work in a very human team.

Minka whose translation of the Quechua language means reciprocal aid, is a social and community development project that works together with the most vulnerable inhabitants of the Peruvian Andes, and that executes several volunteer…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language / Cultural Support Available
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

El Tambo, Junín, PE

How to Apply

For more information, visit our website:

http://minkaproject.info/

For more information, visit our website:

http://minkaproject.info/

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