Area: WechiauMy organization is a registered grassroots NGO which seeks to promote literacy and information Communication Technology (ICT) among the youth in rural northern Ghana. We operate a modern library complex with an ICT Centre in Wa West District of the Upper West Region.This facility is to encourage the youth to cultivate the habit of reading and also to support school curriculum.Statistics indicate that the district has about 80 percent of its population being illiterate and also one of the poorest and deprived district. It is worthy cause to support with technical expertise and knowledge
Area:We are a hostel, community center, and café situated within the burgeoning Spanish language and cultural tourism industry of Sucre, Bolivia. We serve as a community economic development project and women’s entrepreneurial incubator. Our goal is to empower women in Bolivia to work together to gain economic independence and self-determination through hands-on cooperative business training. We offer innovative community programs that engage both tourists and residents, providing both groups with opportunities to build meaningful friendships and intercultural exchanges.
Area: Lüneburger HeideWe live here on a beautiful old farm in the Lüneburger Heide. We have 40 horses and during the holidays, we take guests. We are a riding-holiday-school. We are only 40 minutes from Hamburg. You can do many things, above all, of course, riding horses
Area: Lower NormandyWe are Rosie and Simon, an English couple living in France since 2007 with our two boys aged 9 and 11. Rosie speaks French and the boys are fluent, but Simon, very little! ****************************** Our home is a 0.8ha smallholding on which we have a children friendly eco-gite (green holiday home). On the smallholding we have a large organic vegetable/fruit garden, a polytunnel and a young orchard. We have a mixture of animals which are reared as free-range and naturally as is practical, including pigs. We are somewhat out in the sticks approx. 25km from Vire and Flers, the nearest railway stations. However the area offers fantastic opportunities for many outdoor pursuits; walking, cycling, pony trekking, rock climbing, paragliding etc. Slightly further afield are the D-day Landing Beaches and Mont St Michel (1-1.5hrs by car). For those without transport we have bikes you can borrow. If you enjoy the quiet of the countryside mixed with the chaotic life we lead plus lots of animals around then this may well suit you. We can cater for one person or a couple at any given time. We eat meat but can cater for vegetarians although I think veganism may be a culinary step too far (sorry). We have Internet access with Skype and an Internet phone with free calls to much of the world including Europe, N. America and Australia/New Zealand. Hours average 5 to 6 hours per day with weekends and evenings your own, but this can be adapted to suit all i.e. work weekends, days off in the week.
Area: Kampong ChamORGANIZATION FOR BASIC TRAINING is a non-governmental organization which enables underprivileged young Cambodians from the countryside to achieve free of charge English and Hospitality courses, in order to facilitate their future employment and to give them the chance to go on to higher education. It operates in Chiro village, 5km from Kampong Cham and it is run only by Cambodian staff in Siem Reap. The aim of is to contribute to the country’s development at a community level, to reduce poverty in Cambodia, and to assist in building the nation’s skills base. OUR PROGRAM: · English and Hospitality courses based on a daily program offered besides the official school education. · 180 students aged between 6 and 25 year old · 2 English teachers, a housekeeping and 2 traditional Khmer music trainers Volunteering in Chiro village is more than a teaching and volunteer experience but a really rural Cambodian lifestyle experience. Actually this is difficult for the organization to find the funds to pay Cambodian staff so you are welcome to stay with us in a family and teach to our students. We currently need a long term volunteer for around 6 months, who can help manage the teaching program. We are building a new school at the moment as the previous one blew down in a storm! This means the class structure and sets will change. We need a volunteer who can come and spend some time here, helping to set the children according to ability and develop a curriculum for them to follow. We already have a basic curriculum and sets, but some thought needs to go into how this can be improved. We also need your help to train the two permanent Khmer teachers, to improve their English and teaching skills. If you are a qualified TEFL teacher, or have some teaching experience this would really help. Short term volunteers are still welcome, but it is much easier to make a difference and make long lasting change if you can volunteer for a longer time.