Volunteering with mothers from indigenous communities in Panama

Volunteering with mothers from indigenous communities

The main objective of the volunteer program with mothers from indigenous communities is to provide women with work tools and empower them, so that they can access job opportunities and enrich their lives on a personal level. They will also be able to take part in the recording of audiobooks in their language (Guna and Spanish), which are distributed in their communities; to people with visual, intellectual, and motor disabilities; and to the elderly, throughout the country.

Many of these women live in communities that are vulnerable and socially at-risk. Supporting these women in creating an environment conducive to change, sustainable human growth and social sensitivity, results in work of inclusion through different workshops and the recording of audiobooks.

 

YOUR ROLE AS A VOLUNTEER

  • Support in job training workshops. Basic management workshops are held in computer programs (word, excel, power point), crafts, baking and hydroponics.
  • Help in the workshop on design and confection of puppets. We work on the training of women of the community to master necessary crafts to create napkin holders.
  • Cooking workshop to prepare the traditional dishes of the region where they come from.
  • Help with organizing community activities where support is needed to assess progress and interaction.

 

SCHEDULE AND PLACE OF WORK

The activities and workshops of the volunteer program with mothers from indigenous communities are carried out from Tuesday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

The volunteer house is approximately 20 minutes away from the project. Internal transportation in Veracruz is regular and easily accessible.

 

ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS

The accommodation includes 3 daily meals: continental breakfast, lunch and dinner (typical Panamanian food).

The house has a kitchen, a living room, a security checkpoint and a swimming pool. It’s located by the sea and also has a terrace, a washing area (to wash by hand), a barbecue and a garden.

You will sleep on bunk beds and share rooms with other volunteers. The bathroom is shared with all those who stay at the volunteers’ house.

 

PROGRAM COSTS

The cost of the volunteer program with mothers from indigenous communities in Panama is divided into two parts. In order to register in the program, a deposit of €150 must be paid. One month before the start of the program, the rest of the program fee must be paid.

 

2 WEEKS

€630

$720

3 WEEKS

€800

$915

4 WEEKS

€970

$1110

5 WEEKS

€1140

$1305

6 WEEKS

€1310

$1500

8 WEEKS

€1650

$1890

10 WEEKS

€1990

$2280

12 WEEKS

€2330

$2670

Each additional week costs 170€. The prices of the program are in euros, so the currency exchange will be affected. You can consult the currency exchange rate in the period of your trip.

 

WHAT ARE YOU PAYING FOR?

  • Airport pick-up
  • Accommodation in the volunteers house
  • Three meals a day during your volunteering
  • 24/7 assistance from the Adventure Volunteer team
  • Programme monitoring and evaluation
  • Orientation and induction on the program
  • Volunteering Certificate
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