Vive México

Organización para la Educación Global y la Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo
Code Title Place Dates Type Age Extra Fee
VIVE17.21 Indigenous Culture & Environment Experience II Regiones de Zacapoaxtla y Huehuetla 08-Nov-2017 / 21-Nov-2017 + 18 € 165

The Project

Exchange your culture and help to get life skills learn and improve the life of indigenous children and youngsters The goal of this project is to share culture with indigenous children and indigenous youngsters to get life skills and tools to improve life quality promoting respect and mutual learning and growth.

Activities

Volunteers with university students of Puebla will organize workshops of crafts, recycling, ornamental and botanical gardening, dance, painting, elaboration of international dishes, you will also help in the construction of gardens, put in practice the cultural exchange through the dance and language workshops, volunteers will help in cleaning activities and maintenance of the Houses of the Indigenous Children.


This project is the perfect opportunity to learn Spanish and some indigenous languages!.

By participating in this project, you will acquire the global skills of Adaptability, Global Awareness, Strategic Thinking and Collaborative Planning, after the participation in the project volunteers will receive an official letter certifying these skills.

Accommodation

Lodging Type: Private House

Volunteers will be hosted in a private house with all facilities, kitchen, dining room, sleeping rooms, place to wash clothes and hot water, there are no beds so please bring an air mat and sleeping bag.

Location


Population: 53,295 en Inhabitants
Weather: Zacapoaxtla: Subhumid temperate with rains in summer, average annual temperature 22º, with height s.n.m. That varies between 1,000 and 2,400 meters, being located the head to 1,850 m. Huehuetla: sub-humid semi-arid with rain all year round.

Closest Bus Station:

Bus terminal in Zaragoza, Puebla, Mexico. Lines: ADO, VIA, TEXCOCO and ATAH.


Closest Airport:

• Mexico City International Airport. 

• Puebla International Airport.


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Leisure Activities

The camp is very close to wonderful places, you can visit archaeological sites such as Cuetzalan and Cantona as well as enjoy cultural diversity in museums and in magical villages and then ecotourism in marvelous caves  and waterfalls, there will also be time to visit Puebla City, the capital of the state of Puebla and many more places.

Requiriments

Special Requirements:
Available Vegetarian Food:Yes
Available for family: No
Available for volunteers with disabilities: No

Extra Fee

The Inscription fee for this project is: € 165

INCLUDES (only during the project days)

  • Hosting (according to the conditions specified at the project description)
  • 3 meals a day (average 300gr each)
  • Local transportation with project purposes
  • Administration and organization
  • Tools and materials

DO NOT INCLUDE

  • Airfare to Mexico
  • Transportation from international airport to the project place
  • Leisure activities
  • Insurances