CENTER FOR FREE ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION HABLEMOS ESPANOL.
Project for volunteers
The main idea of this project is to collaborate with our community to improve the way of living of less fortunate families in Quetzaltenango and its surrounding areas.
This project has its main focus on women who have fewer opportunities in their lives. Even though they are fighters and strong and smart, these Women have not been able to supply their needs due to the poverty (house, health, education, and food)
We are offering opportunities to people who would like to help with their volunteer job in the following areas:
1) English classes for young girls: for this position it is necessary to
a) Stay in Quetzaltenango f or at least 6 weeks.
b) Help to keep and create new projects for the libraries.
2) Reading/ writing for women: for this position it is necessary to have a minimum of intermediate Spanish
1) For this position it is necessary to have knowledge about the environment and it is required to stay in Quetzaltenango for a minimum of 6 weeks.
Farming for families program:
1) For this position the person does not need speak advanced Spanish. However, the person needs to have knowledge concerning agricultural techniques.
Fees to work as a volunteer
Living with a local family = $60 per week
Donation for the project = $10 per week
Total = $95.00
Registration ($25.00) will be given back when the person completes her/his time as a volunteer. If for any reason she/he cannot come to Guatemala, the money will not be returned.
If you decide to stay with a local family, it is necessary to pay on Monday. The amount depends on how many weeks you will stay in Quetzaltenango. The additional $10 dollars are to keep the volunteer project.
If you want to donate items for the projects, we will need the following items:
Vegetable seeds: lettuces, spinach, tomatoes, carrots, onions, cilantro, parsley, and so forth.
For the educational project we will need the following items:
Notebooks, markers, crayons pens, pencils, bilingual books for children (Spanish/English)
Zip lock bags.
For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.