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Internship in the Peruvian Andes Peru

 

Description

We are a social volunteer project that works directly in Andean areas and communities of Peru declared in extreme poverty and abandonment with a holistic approach and carrying out direct social work. Our methodology is direct contact with these families and people. We are at a stage in which we carry out research on human rights and gender issues, socio-economic studies and the impact of the modern culture of the city on the loss of rights of these people, as well as carrying out numerous case studies, personal emotional and psychological impact, obtaining related data and a multitude of talks, workshops and face-to-face visits (psychology, organization, emotional support, women's and girls' rights and others), as well as activities related to education, cultural revaluation, gender violence and other important issues related to this topic, promoting group organization and mutual support so that they can face their difficult situation. You are sure to offer your personal and professional skills with objective people and problems, far from artificial settings or voluntourism, we operate with a horizontal structure and work directly with communities to promote their self-development. Our projects are carried out in the same rural communities and vulnerable populations, with their own resources, without intermediaries. You will have specialized support from people committed to the social and economic improvement of the country, knowledgeable about their culture, mentality and area, sociologists, anthropologists and laws, you are safe in a personal, professional and quite human environment.


Details

Organisation:
Minka Project

Location:
El Tambo, Huancayo, Junin

Qualifications/Skills:
It is important to have the ability and patience to deal with and work with little girls (ages 5 to 9) and women of all ages. It would be ideal to possess skills or interests related to yoga, fitness, holistic energy, health and related spiritual philosophies. Have a tolerant, adaptable and open mind. Have a lot of energy and be able to accept challenges. Have the ability to work with young and adult women. Ability to integrate and work in a multicultural team.

Dates of program:
Year round

Duration of program:
2 weeks minimum

Age requirement:
Adults of both sexes 20+

Cost:
US$290 for each month of participation, 50% discount or exception of this contribution from the second month. The fee covers accommodation in the organization's house, basic materials, continuous tutoring support by a specialist in your professional area, guided excursions every weekend, certification issued by a non-profit organization, and much more (see website).

Other information:
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