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Volunteer in Peru Programs and Opportunities
A blend of both ancient and modern lifestyles, indigenous and European cultures, Peru is one of the most bio diverse places in Earth. Boasting the majesty of Andes, the largest mountain range in the world after Himalaya, Peru is still the most indigenous country in South Africa. Ruled by Spanish colonization for many years, the country still has the traces of European tastes in their culture.
But still the country is going through the hardship for a promising economic future. From development of good education system to eradicating the inequalities in life standards of Peruvians, there are lost of challenge this country and its people are facing. Volunteering in Peru program can provide that alliance to fight against these challenges.
Available Volunteer Projects in Peru
Volunteer FDIP offers wide range of opportunities to serve for the welfare of the people of this vibrant Andean paradise.
Healthcare Volunteer Program
If you are medical doctor, practitioner of medicine, medical students or public health and nursing. Volunteering in healthcare program is an ideal project for you. As a volunteer you will be shadowing the local doctors in the hospitals of Peru, or you can also help in the medical and health camp organized in various locations.
Childcare Volunteer Program
While some areas of the country has thrived many regions are still remained poor which is holding back the economic growth of the country. Major victims of the poverty are children, especially those who are homeless and abandoned.
By volunteering in childcare project, you can contribute your time and skills to regulate a normal daily life for these kids. Helping them with sanitation and academics, playing games with them and involving them in recreational activities can be a catalyst for their physical and emotional growth.
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Street Children Volunteer Program
It is unfortunate that many children of Peru are still living in the streets, there are several organization working in Ecuador to reunite these street kids into the society and also to provide the basic support they need in their daily lives. Working in street children volunteering project you can lend your hand of support to such support campaigns.
If you are a professional dentist or a dental student. Volunteering in our dental program can be an opportunity to hone your acquired skill and knowledge of dentistry or harness your academics to establish yourself as a proficient dentist in the future. It is also a chance to gain knowledge about the dental issues , problems and method of treatment in a developing countries like Peru
Teenage Mother Empowerment Project
Join this project working for the empowerment of the women who became mother in their teenage due to some unfortunate circumstances in their past. This project is designed to empower them with knowledge, skills and opportunities so that they can lead their future independently for the betterment of their lives and lives of their kids.
Teach English Project
Though Spanish is first language of Peru, English also carries a great importance for the Peruvian people ,like in many other Latin American countries. In this time of globalization the students of the schools need to learn this language to bolster their future academic and professional life.
Volunteering as an English teacher, you can help in the schools to execute the English language and grammar classes. Your role will be as a assistant teacher in the school who will follow the curriculum and assist to lead it towards more enhanced practice of teaching.
Andean Experience and Jungle Immersion
This is concept of living in the rural Peruvian villages, experiencing the traditional lifestyles, learning about traditional practices of agriculture and farming, meanwhile sharing the people of these rural communities about the sustainable development, sustainable farming and nature resource management.
Program fee comprises registration fee of $199 and weekly program fees. Weekly program fees are as listed below:
Program fee includes
- Orientation cost of volunteer
- Contribution to host family
- Food and accomodation
- Emergency support
Program fee excludes
- Airport pickup (additional $20)
- Airfares and visa charge
- Airport Drop
- Travel Insurance
- Bevarages extra food and laundry
- Recreational activities
- Any other personal needs
- Daily transportations
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