Programas Especiales in Peru

TRANSPARENCIA ante todo

 

Uno de los pilares de nuestro trabajo es la transparencia. Consideramos fundamental que sepas qué sucede con tu dinero cuando eliges participar en nuestros programas. A continuación,  te contamos el destino de tu aporte:

 

TASA DE REGISTRO: verás que todos los programas tienen una  tasa de registro de USD 279, válida por 12 meses desde el comienzo de tu programa. Muy bien; se trata del ÚNICO ingreso que recibe Voluntarios al Mundo por la organización del mismo. No existen costos ocultos, ni comisiones, ni ninguna clase de ayuda económica que percibamos de otras organizaciones; solo trabajamos duro para mantener nuestros costos al mínimo.

¡Te invitamos a comparar precios! Comprueba por ti mismo que nuestras tarifas no solo son competitivas sino, además, mucho más bajas que las de varias otras organizaciones que ofrecen programas similares.

 

¿CUÁL ES LA FUNCIÓN DE LA TASA DE REGISTRO?

 

La tasa de registro asegura tu lugar en el programa seleccionado e incluye: 

Asistencia antes, durante y después de tu viajeMonitoreo y evaluación constante de las organizaciones con las que trabajamosAcceso a nuestra guía informativaCostos de marketing

 

TASA DE ORGANIZACIÓN:  Es la suma que abonarás directamente a nuestro aliado local. La misma ya cuenta con un descuento especial e incluye los costos de alojamiento, comidas, orientación, transporte y pago del staff encargado de brindarte soporte en tu destino. Un porcentaje de esta tasa será destinado al desarrollo de nuevos programas. Si calculas cuánto podrías llegar a gastar en el caso de alojarte en un hotel y comer diariamente en un restaurante, notarás que su costo es mínimo.

Teniendo en cuenta el especial precio de los programas brindados por Voluntarios al Mundo, puedes tener la certeza de que tu pago se dirigirá directamente al proyecto local que has elegido.

Women’s empowerment program

Like most Latin American countries, Peru is far from guaranteeing equal rights and working opportunities to men and women. Gender discrimination and domestic violence are stunningly common in Peru and in fact this country has one of the highest rates of femicides. An estimated 50 percent of Peruvian women have suffered some sort of abuse at least once in their lives and very often the only alternative they find to escape from the domestic violence vicious cycle is to leave everything behind and seek for shelter and support to start anew.

This program is aimed at providing these vulnerable women and their children a safe and caring environment where they can overcome their traumas and hope for a brighter future.

These shelters for women at risk are often low funded and understaffed, so volunteers with an empathetic and proactive attitude are highly appreciated.

As a volunteer to this program you can assist the local staff in a wide range of activities according to your skills and preferences but you’ll also be expected to lend a helping hand where mostly needed at any particular time. These tasks include day-to-day household routines, recreational and educational activities, offering company and contention and bringing forward any initiative that might make these women and children lives easier, happier and give them renewed hope for their future.

Working with people that have suffered so much and making a difference in their lives is a wonderful and very rewarding experience and may leave you with lifelong friend and a great sense of fulfilment.

High-beginner to intermediate Spanish language skills are required.

therapy are particularly useful. Volunteers are also encouraged to bring forward creative ideas to improve the quality of life of these misfortuned but wonderful people and to organize recreational  activities as well as fundraising campaigns.

Working with the most vulnerable of people and in challenging circumstances is by all means a truly initiatic and deeply transforming  experience; as well as a wonderfully rewarding one that a volunteer will look back upon with great joy and pride! 

English Teaching program

This program is placed in nursery, primary and secondary local schools and community groups in Cusco and is aimed at providing impoverished children with free English classes. Staff and material resources are  often scarce and volunteers with native skills in English language are crucial to help this program achieve its goals.

Volunteers to this program are encouraged to bring their own material and to prepare their classes even though no previous teaching experience is required. They should be creative, proactive and flexible to work in schools that are sometimes chaotic and overcrowded, and they must be aware that children are equally eager to learn regardless of the circumstances in which they are being educated.

In a city with booming tourism activities English is an essential tool that greatly increases woking opportunities, so providing impoverished children this language skills will make a big difference in their future lives prospects.

As a volunteer you may be required to assist a local teacher in the classroom or to lead a class yourself. You can also help local teachers improve their own English language skills by organizing workshops and cultural exchange activities that may reward you with new and long lasting friendships.

This program requires intermediate Spanish level language skills and is a fun and fulfilling experience.

a wonderful and very rewarding experience and may leave you with lifelong friend and a great sense of fulfilment.

 High-beginner to intermediate Spanish language skills are required.

therapy are particularly useful. Volunteers are also encouraged to bring forward creative ideas to improve the quality of life of these misfortuned but wonderful people and to organize recreational  activities as well as fundraising campaigns.

Working with the most vulnerable of people and in challenging circumstances is by all means a truly initiatic and deeply transforming  experience; as well as a wonderfully rewarding one that a volunteer will look back upon with great joy and pride! 

Program Fees:

 

Volunteer period (weeks)

2 3 4 5 6
Teaching English USD 390 USD 540 USD 690 USD 840 USD 990
Women's Empowerment - - USD 690 USD 840 USD 990

 

*Please note: All Volunteer programs in Cuzco attract a refundable*Registration Fee of USD 249 on top of the program Fee.  A 5% international banking fee is added at point of payment. You can calculate the value of your currency in US dollar using this currency convertor. 

 

*Please read our refund policy.

What do my fees pay for?

 

Registration Fee:  Discounted program feesSupport and guidance from CW staff, program marketing costs, pre-departure assistance, CW Solidarity Fund, administration costs, travel costs to inspect programs and communication costs with volunteers.

 

Program Fee:  Accommodation and 2 meals per day (homestay), airport pick-up, orientation, program supervision, in-country 24/7 volunteer support and in-country administration costs.

 

What’s no included:  Air tickets, Vaccinations, transfer back to the airport at conclusion of program, Certificate of Good conduct, Spanish lessons (optional), Visa, Local travels, Personal expenses and International Insurance against sickness, accident and 3er party liability. In addition to providing health insurance, the plan must cover medical evacuation and repatriation. Our participants in Perú generally find USD 55 to be sufficient for basic weekly expenses.