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Long Way Home, Inc. | Comalapa, Guatemala
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Long Way Home, Inc.


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Published 5 months ago

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)


Looking to participate in a radically green development project? Long Way Home is currently constructing a self sustainable 18-building green academy in the Western Highlands of Guatemala. Using alternative methods and materials, we are empowering the youth of this community, the majority of whom are Kaqchikel Maya, to be the architects of their own futures. To date we’ve used over 400 tons of garbage in our construction projects and we currently serve 150 students in grades K-10. Volunteers with Long Way Home will experience a variety of tasks which may include pounding tires with rammed earth, using bottles stuffed with trash to form fences, creating and placing glass bottle bricks for natural lighting, or harvesting cactus pads for a natural sealant.

Whether you’re learning Spanish, building alongside local workers, or harvesting rainwater for a bucket bath, we guarantee you’ll be challenging yourself and, with the right attitude, having a fantastic time doing it!

Looking to participate in a radically green development project? Long Way Home is currently constructing a self sustainable 18-building green academy in the Western Highlands of Guatemala. Using alternative methods and materials, we…

Details at a glance

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

How to Apply

Just fill out our application from our website here http://www.lwhome.org/volunteerapp/

You may contact the Volunteer Coordinator, at volunteer@lwhome.org, with any questions!

Just fill out our application from our website here http://www.lwhome.org/volunteerapp/

You may contact the Volunteer Coordinator, at volunteer@lwhome.org, with any questions!

Location

Barrio Paxán, Zona 1, Comalapa 01009, GT

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