Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
The volunteer project in Ayacucho will support the community in the renovation and maintenance of a kindergarten in the district of Quinua from July 12 to August 2, 2018. The volunteers will help with:
- Cleaning and maintenance of the classrooms
- Painting the walls of the kindergarten
- Creating happy and creative murals
- Repainting and repairing playground equipment
- Playing with the children
Ayacucho is situated at an altitude of 2,746 m. It is characterized by its pleasant climate, temperate and dry. It is one of the most remarkable architectural and artistic ensembles in the country. Known as the «City of Churches» and «City of Majesty», Ayacucho has more than 30 churches and colonial temples of Renaissance, baroque and mestizo style, which keep in their interior real works of art such as paintings, images and beautiful altarpieces carved in wood and bathed in gold leaf.
Ayacucho is also renowned at international level for its artistic manifestations, reason for which it was declared as "Capital of Popular Art and Crafts of Peru".
One of its touristic attractions is the Archaeological Complex of Wari, one of the most extensive legacies of Peru. The complex, ancient capital of the pre-Inca empire of the Wari people, covers an area of 2,200 hectares, where you will discover entire neighborhoods built of stone and mud.
Another site of interest is the independence mausoleum, built on the battlefield where the Independents army lead by the Mariscal José de Sucre vanquished the Spanish Virrey obtaining the independence of South America from the colonial power.
Quinua Village is an ideal place for practicing experiential tourism. The people of Quinua still respect and follow their traditions. In the town center you can visit an archeological museum presenting some Wari items. The people of Quinua will also offer visitors their beautiful ceramic works, as an attraction that will allow the traveler to take part of Quinua with them.
For more information, please visit: http://cadip.org/volunteer-in-peru
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- Housing Available
- Language/Cultural Support Available
- International Volunteers
How To Apply
To enroll in the project now, click here: http://www.cadip.org/enrol
or give us a call:
USA: 646-657-2900; 310-882-7400; 617-841-0400
Canada: 604-628-7400; 416-943-4900; 514-316-8500