Teaching English in the Public Schools Guatemala
We are a non-profit organization working on education in Central America. We introduce English classes to underprivileged primary school children in local public schools and with local non-profit organizations. We also conduct fundraising campaigns to promote specific educational projects or objectives. The idea is simple. We cooperate with loca […]
Dates of program:
Year round - January through October
Duration of program:
1 month minimum
Adults of both sexes 18+
No registration fees, volunteer fees, etc. Volunteers pay for their transportation cost and their living expenses. Host family accommodation typically costs between US$150 – US$330 per month depending on the accommodations available and the volunteer’s preferences and options. This cost is paid directly to the host family.
We believe in education as a long-term investment to tackle poverty. We also believe that education is the best tool to combat intolerance, violence and aggression; prejudice, hatred, war, racism, sexism, indifference and ignorance. Education creates the infrastructure for future economic development and growth that will provide many times more returns for the communities and countries that make this investment in their children. We are aware of more urgent and dramatic needs in many countries in the developing world – security and hunger among them; however, we are taking the long-term approach to fighting poverty. We need to specialize to be most effective; therefore we are choosing teaching English.
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