Volunteer Opportunity

Peru: volunteering or internship in psycho-emotional support to women with sequels of violence in the central Andes.

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Minka Project | El Tambo, Junín, Peru
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Minka Project


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Start Date

August 28, 2019

End Date

November 20, 2019

Times of Day

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)


In the decades of the 80 - 90 (and presently with delays of this) Peru suffered a civil war between the violent groups and the state, which resulted in hundreds of thousands of displaced people as well as many people with sequels, mainly emotional and psychological. mainly in the Andes and Peruvian jungle (see report of the "truth commission in Peru")

Our social work is to help overcome these consequences to families and mainly to women and elderly people who suffered in their own flesh the traumas of this situation with emotional and psychological support therapies as a means of overcoming these problems, many women suffered rapes, violence different types or were affected in many ways.

Today these people are mothers who only want to continue with their lives and get ahead with their children and help them overcome these experiences and continue in a quite exclusionist and sexist society.

We are a social project driven by people with experience and training in social issues, anthropology and culture that work directly in the communities and populations of the central Andes of Peru, in areas declared of extreme poverty with vulnerable populations, internal immigrants. mainly people of native origin and Quechua, those most affected by the situation previously narrated and extreme poverty due to the abandonment and marginalization to which they are victims.

Our project also includes a direct way of cultural exchange and knowledge of the Andean world, history, folklore and cosmovicion, as well as visits of cultural, ecological and adventure fully experiential to villages, mountains, lagoons and jungle Peru without additional cost.

In the decades of the 80 - 90 (and presently with delays of this) Peru suffered a civil war between the violent groups and the state, which resulted in hundreds of thousands of displaced people as well as many people with sequels, mainly emotional…

Details at a glance

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

How To Apply

Application instructions:

  • fill out and send the Application Form that is on our website.
  • curriculum vitae and motivation letter
  • Skype interview
  • contact through social network

Application instructions:

  • fill out and send the Application Form that is on our website.
  • curriculum vitae and motivation letter
  • Skype interview
  • contact through social network

Location

El Tambo, Huancayo, Peru

El Tambo, Junín, PE
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