Volunteer Nicaragua at this large public facility that provides daily child care and pre-school services to upwards of 170 children daily. Most poor families and single mothers rely on this center to care for their children why they work. This is a fun lively project with many many youngsters. Volunteers will care and support the daily influx of children, all of whom range from 18 months to 5 years old. The program has a nutrition program, where they provide a daily meal (lunch) to the kids. Volunteers feed the kids, helping with pre-school lessons,  play games, help in the kitchens.

Project hours are 7:00am - 5:00pm Monday to Friday. Volunteer tasks including changing diapers, upkeep duties at the facility, kitchen help, recreational and educational needs for the older children. This is a fast paced, active program with a lot of daily activity.  This project is closed every year between December-February.

You must be able to communicate in Spanish. This program can also be combined with the Language and Cultural Immersion program

Program Closed:  November 15th to February 15th

Overview

  • Project Length: From 1 week to 8 weeks
  • Arrival Airport: Managua (Code: MGA)
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8 hours per day
  • Requirements: Advance Spanish
  • Age Limits: Minimum 18yrs or older for solo travelers.
  • Minimum Age: 12 to 17 yrs if traveling with parents.
  • Airlines: American, United, Delta, Spirit, Taca
  • Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid wwwnc.cdc.gov

Inclusions

  • Accommodation: Host Family
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Arrival: Airport meet and Greet (Volunteer pays for taxi to Granada US$45)
  • Orientation: Project Overview On-Site
  • Support: Pre-trip written guide, In-country ABV staff available 24/7
  • Departure: Airport Transfer (Volunteer pays for taxi to Managua Airport US$45)

Not included:

  • Flights to Nicaragua. Taxi airport Managua-Granada-Managua. Entry Visa (US$35). Departure taxes, some airlines include this fee in the airfare. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet.

Money Matters

A Broader View Volunteers work tirelessly year round to support our volunteers, and also to serve the local communities where ABV projects are based. As a tax-exempt 501 c(3) organization A Broader View receive 100% of our funding from volunteer contributions. Through your program fee contribution our non-profit charity organization can operate beneficial humanitarian aid programs which are successful and continuous supported year round.

Local, professional full-time coordinators, placement logistics, airport pick up and departure transportation, arrival orientation, food & local accommodations, are a major part of providing a safe, meaningful volunteer experience. When you join A Broader View, you will receive pre-trip visa and vaccination support, assistance with flights, fundraising planning, through our interactive online volunteer portal. Our local partners not only benefit from volunteers valuable contributions at the project, they benefit financially with year-round monetary support from A Broader View. In the last decade A Broader View has donated over 3.5 million dollars in international aid.

By joining A Broader View you are not only helping to make a difference during your own trip, your impact will last even after you go home.