Program Details

Comunidad El Arca Honduras - Tegucigalpa


  • Start Date 2017-01-11
  • End Date: 2018-01-10

  • Location: Tegucigalpa

The “Comunida
d El Arca Honduras” belongs to L'Arche      International, a federation of more than 135 member  communities, established as independent entities in 36   countries. The communities encompass 5,000 people with and without an intellectual disability, who share their  lives in homes, workshops, and day programmes.

 Comunidad El Arca Honduras' main objective is to offer   people with an intellectual disability a family-styled living environment that encourages them to create a home, to develop their talents, to build friendships, and quite simply, to make the most of life!

Its main aims are:

  • Help mentally disable people to feel useful and adapted to the society.
  • To reveal the natural talents of mentally disabled people.

Accomodation:

Living within the social project or at a host family.


Activities:

Some of the activities that Comunidad El Arca Honduras develops are:

  • Homes: Giving the mentally disabled people the chance to form a true family with a simple life.
  • Workshops: discovering their dignity, feeling useful and fulfill a task adaptable to their capacities.
  • School: offering a special education program, which permits them to enjoy and learn to relate to others and also helping the families with a special child to include their child into the family life and society.

Requirement:
  • Age: 21 - 37
  • Gender: Generally indifferent. At the moment, women are required more.
  • Languages: Spanish.
  • Studies: Have some knowledge about special education, physical and occupational therapy and taking care of elderly citizens.
  • Abilities and Attitudes: Has to be a mature person, capable to work with disabled persons, give and receive affection, be hard-working, respectful, communicative, sociable, and responsible, respect our culture, and to have a lot of patience.
  • Religion: Indifferent (respect to the beliefs of the persons in the organization is asked).

How to get there?
Terminal:
International Airport: Tegucigalpa / Toncontin
Domestic Airport:


Others:

6 months- 1.900,00 EUR

12 months- 2.500,00 EUR