FUNDACIÓN AMBOS SABANAGRANDE 2017
Volontariat de 4 à 16 semaines; frais supplémentaires de 370€ pour le 1er mois, puis 65€ par semaine. Placement individuel, programme ouvert toute l'année
- Code : HON-45/2017
- Dispo : 25M / 25F (Total Part 50)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ESP
- Age : 18 - 99
“Fundación AMBOS Sabanagrande” is a non-profit center located in the rural community of Sabanagrande, with the aims to provide a non-formal education, and nutritional and basic health assistance to impoverished children of the community. The center is supported by the organization “ATUTO” with the sales of different handicrafts done by local artisans. Main Activities Perform leisure and after-school activities, promoting non-formal education. Offer tutoring lessons of various subjects (i.e. Mathematics, Natural Sciences, English, etc.). Provide to the children basic school materials (i.e. notebooks, pencils, crayons, etc.). Supply basic food, improving the children’s nutrition. Pay attention to the health of each child and assess their overall health together with their families. Volunteer tasks The following are tasks that a volunteer with very basic Spanish knowledge can carry out: Do different sports and leisure activities with the children, promoting non-formal education. Play and interact with the children. The volunteer will have the chance to learn different Honduran typical games. Create different handicrafts and teach them to the children. The volunteer has the opportunity to be very creative, proposing different ideas (i.e. creating origami, greeting cards, decorations, etc.). Support the staff members with different logistical work (i.e. organizing the children, cleaning the center’s facilities, providing school materials and food to the children, etc.) The following are tasks that a volunteer with an intermediate Spanish knowledge can carry out: Offer tutoring lessons of various subjects (i.e. Mathematics, Natural Sciences, English, etc.). Teach basic computer and/or English lessons to the children. Pay attention to the health of each child and assess their overall health together with their families. From 4 to 16 weeks.
Host Family provided by ICYE Honduras, who will supply the three daily meals, this way getting to know Honduran culture.
The Social Project is located in the rural community Sabanagrande, about one hour from Tegucigalpa, Honduras’s capital. Sabanagrande has a pleasant climate, located on the southern region of the country. Sabanagrande has an approximate population of 3,800 inhabitants and was one of the many Honduran communities greatly affected by Hurricane Mitch in 1998, creating a huge economical loss leaving many impoverished families with different cases of children in high social risk. The population is mainly dedicated to agricultural activities, arts and crafts (pottery, handicrafts, etc.) and bakery products. To see a detailed location of Sabanagrande follow the link: http://www.maplandia.com/honduras/francisco-morazan/sabanagrande/sabanagrande/
Age: Older than 18. Gender: Indifferent. Languages: Basic or Intermediate Spanish. Studies: None in particular. Abilities and Attitudes: It is very important that the volunteer is interested in working with children. To be respectful, flexible, sensitive, social, patient, creative and mature. Religion: Indifferent.
ICYE Honduras was founded in 1981. The committee is run by former exchangees and volunteers. The national office, located in Tegucigalpa is run by a four-staff team.
Voluntary service placements include working with homeless and street children, disabled, children’s rights, homes for the elderly, sick or homeless people, health clinics, human rights organisations, indigenous groups, primary schools, youth organisations, and social projects in general. Attendance of university courses is allowed provided it does not interfere with voluntary service.