Program Details

Unidad Educativa Sierra Flor


  • Start Date 2017-01-17
  • End Date: 2018-01-16

  • Location: Barrio Mancheno, Calle Principal SN

The Sierra Flor Foundation, a non-profit organization, works to provide its students, mostly children of families with limited financial resources, a comprehensive and high quality education, considering the problems which are detailed below:

  • Depressed economic situation
  • Dysfunctional families.
  • Child abuse.
  • Malnutrition and inadequate diet associated with unhealthy eating habits.
  • Lack of cleanliness and hygiene habits.
  • Domestic violence.
  • High levels of alcoholism. 
  • Crime
  • Early pregnancies.
  • Rape at an early age and sometimes by incest.
  • Restricted access to health services.
  • Limited access to basic infrastructure (drinking water, electricity, sewerage) services.

Sierra Flor foundation seeks to provide equal educational opportunities and reduce inequality gaps in the more underprivileged sectors of Mulalo.


Accomodation:

The volunteer will work at the Sierra Flor Foundation which provides its volunteers with breakfast, fruit, lunch (our largest meal of the day) and an afternoon snack (yogurt or something similar). The foundation  has rooms to host volunteers  (which may or may not be shared, there are some triple bedrooms).


Activities:

The Sierra Flor foundation is aware that the only way to achieve sustainable, positive and lasting change in low-income communities is first quality education for children and youth. Education guides and prepares the children to be valued professionals and leaders in specific areas. The Sierra Flor foundation works under the following establishments:

  • Formal education with comprehensive and alternative methodologies in the context of the constructivist model.
  • Training in values and discernment in the obligations and rights of children in society.
  • Cognitive development using reading as a determinant of the intellectual and cultural development.

Requirement:
  • Basic Spanish.
  • Great interests for children and teaching.

How to get there?
Terminal:
International Airport: Aeropuerto Marsical Sucre
Domestic Airport:


Others:

2.370,00 EUR (6 MTS)

 3.500,00 EUR (12 MTS)