Help underprivileged children and their families in Cusco, Peru

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  • Last activity: 20 May 2024



 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description


    Our project was established with the goal to change the behavior, to increase the knowledge and to alter the lives of the people in the district of San Jerónimo. We believe that in order to change the mentality of any group of people, you have to start at the base – with the children.

    We want to bring awareness to the children, that they can break through social boundaries and live a better life. Most importantly, we hope to help them gain personal values like love and respect for themselves and others, to be able to lead happy and healthy lives with more opportunities for a brighter future. This includes our focus on the importance of school, knowledge and education.

    If we can alter the life of just one single child for the better by providing them with more opportunities, our time and energy has been well spent. That being said, we work tirelessly to make a change, beginning with the district of San Jeronimo.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Babysitting and creative play
    Help around the house
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can explore the capital of the Inka ans see all the impressing monuments of them. But you will also see the authentic life in Cusco.
    Of course, its also possible to improve your spanish, learn quechua ans/or practice your Salsa and Bachata skills.

  • Help


    We are a non profit organization that works with underprivileged children and their families in an very poor outlying district of Cusco.
    Support us to help the kids with homework, teaching english and just play with them in the afternoon. Also support in Marketing is very welcome.
    Sometimes, depending to the workload within the project, we need some help around the house / accomodation as well.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Intermediate
    Spanish: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    Our own accommodation is a shared apartment, located between the city center and the project. There are two bathrooms with hot water, fully equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi and clean bed sheets. It is possible to share a room for friends or couples, or have your own room.
    In this apartment you will live together with Kat and Coco and also with two cute cats and a lovely dog. Kat and Coco will help you with all your questions and, if you want, take you to nice activities the evening or on weekends.
    Food is not provided in the accommodation, but of course you can use all the appliances in the kitchen.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Around 3 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 324992419545

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