Having English is necessary for children in Cusco to evade poverty. By speaking English, new opportunities are available to the children that would otherwise be destined to stay in the cycle of poverty.

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With the growing tourist trend in this area having English will only increase the child's chancing of securing a job in tourism, and advancing his own education and horizons. Volunteers will focus on grammar, proper pronunciation, spelling and will work with the local teacher and create a syllabus.

TEFL certificate is not required, however volunteers need to be proficient in Spanish. This program can also be combined with the Language and Cultural Immersion program.

Overview

  • Project length: From 2 weeks to 12 weeks
  • Project dates: March to December, 2 week break in July
  • Arrival airport: Cusco (CUZ)
  • Accommodation: Local host family
  • Requirements: Proficiency in Spanish or Spanish Immersion Lessons
  • Program donation: US$50 payable with the program fees.
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Airlines: Lan Peru, American, Delta, Spirit, Copa, Taca, Iberia
  • Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid wwwnc.cdc.gov

Program Schedule

  • Program starts and ends in Cusco
  • Airport meet and greet in Cusco.  Afternoon city tour and orientation
  • Monday to Friday volunteering. 40 hours per week
  • Weekends free to sightseeing
  • Typical shift work hours are  7am-1pm and 3pm-5pm
  • Support: Local ABV Director support 24/7 during placement
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

Not included:

  • Flights to Peru. Visas and/or entry-exit fees. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

WHAT DO MY FEES PAY FOR?

When you join an A Broader View program your financial contribution supports the hundreds of needy communities where our volunteer programs are based.  Donations are helping to stimulate the local economies with coordinator and hosting jobs, with new constructions at local school and orphanage, with much needed medical supplies to under served hospitals and clinics. 

ABV works tirelessly year round to support our volunteers, and also to serve the local communities where we are based.  As a tax exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit charity organization we receive 100% of our funding from our volunteers' program fee donations. Your program fee is used for airport pick up & transfer, departure transfer, placement logistics, orientation, food & accommodations, in-country assistance as well as programmatic administrative support and continuity of our volunteer programs.   If you have questions about our program fees email to volunteers@abroaderview.org or call us toll free at 866-423-3258.

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