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Build a Home for an Extremely Poor Family Guatemala

 

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Volunteering with us offers a unique cultural experience. Our volunteers share intensive work time with the local masons, and have the opportunity to share the lives of an underprivileged Guatemalan family, all the while contributing to improve their lives through the building of a new house. You can also enjoy living in one of the most beautifu […]

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Dates of program:
Year round

Duration of program:
2 weeks but flexible

Age requirement:
Adults of both sexes 18+ (younger if accompanied by an adult)

Cost:
Volunteers make a one-off donation of US$500 which goes directly to the house you will be building. On top of the donation volunteers need to cover their own living expenses. Volunteers should budget US$50-130 per week for housing, depending on the type of accommodation (hotel, hostel or home stay).

Other information:
It takes approximately two weeks to build a complete house. We recommend volunteers to work for a minimum of two weeks in order to be part of constructing a complete home.


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