Healthy environment for the girls and boys of primary education ($12/day)

Xploreo Placement Fee: $185

About the organisation and its mission:

The organisation was founded in 1990 and counts as many as 24 staff members.

With a 26-year-old tradition, our organization works in different regions of Peru. We create innovative solutions in order to widen the opportunities of development of the population with emphasis on children, adolescents and young people.

We develop strategies for social issues such as: Integration and development of children, mental health and prevention of sexual violence and violence against women, environmental education, career advice and help for young people, reproductive education and rights as well as help schools, communities and health centers.

Project description:

The project has as objective strengthening the capacities of the institutions of primary education. We implement a model for improving health practices, hygiene and nutrition of boys and girls between 3 and 5 years old who live in poverty or at social risk. The work is done in collaboration with the authorities from the education center as well as the private sector in order to implement impact strategies. The project is developing in three districts of the city of Lima.

Volunteer responsibilities:

  • Conducting surveys on teachers of primary education
  • Support in communication activities for promoting good practices in health, hygiene and nutrition (small theatrical representations)

Skills required:

  • Intermediate level of Spanish
  • Readiness to work with children between 3 and 5 years old

Program timeframe: Year-round

Minimum time required on site: 2 weeks

Accommodation: help with finding lodging in the area

Transportation: help with local transportation

Suggested accommodation:

 NameWeekly priceDistanceMap directions
HostelsThe Prime Spot$7020 - 40 min Map directions
Private room in Shared ApartmentPrivate airbnb$1125 - 20 min Map directions
Private apartment HotelHotel El Conde$23810 - 30 min Map directions
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