Teaching English with out non-profit social project in Gutierrez, Cundinamarca, Colombia



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  • Description


    Hi, We are Laura and Tatiana - We are two friends that seek to build society a through of art.

    This is an initiative non-profit SOCIAL PROJECT, the idea was born from the love of ART and LANGUAGE for the children that love know more things about the world. Its objective is the cultural exchange for the acquisition of knowledge that allows to positively impact the socio-cultural environment of the Gutierrez community.
    The focus of this project is teaching English to the community from 4 to 11 years for the children of "primary" through dynamics, games, and activities that contribute to the life of the person.
    Tatiana is a psychologist and has been working on a live project with the children. You will be a support to the school teachers to teaching English to motivate them to dream and to know new cultures that help in their personal and social formation

    This project is in Gutierrez, Cundinamarca

    We are waiting for you!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Art Projects

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity 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

    Gutierrez is 75 kilometers south of Bogotá. The ticket from the capital of the country costs $ 20,000. (7 - 8 USD /EUR) It is three hours of travel to that town.
    Near Gutierrez, there are many seven leather trees that bloom at the same time. When it occurs, the flowers last for about six months and embellish the landscape with flats of various colors.
    Here, there is an abundance of the bean, tree tomato and in the highest parts: potato. Near the villages, there are waterfalls called El Salitre.
    It is a beautiful town, quiet and clear of the noise, you can visualize nature, walk the trails and most importantly you will know the traditions and customs of the municipality. The people are nice, attentive and you will be very welcome, it is not a tourist place.

  • Help


    We need 5 hours a day of your time to contribute to the projects. Then you will have free time. The time we do not take it as "work" is to enjoy every action you take with us. Life is to live it to the fullest, with passion and respect.
    You will work with a Psychology called Tatiana that she works with the children.
    This project provides the themes and materials for the activities and the volunteer must plan and direct the activities with the children.
    The children are from kindergarten to fifth grade. Also two rural schools.
    Teaching English is fun, the schedule is in the morning and you will have the afternoon to know the place.
    There are walks, mountain tours, go to the river and know the constitutes of a town in the Andean region.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Is a house, It is a two-level house, the first floor is a shared room for two people, with private bathroom. The volunteer will share the room and bathroom with another volunteer. The room is for two people only.
    Use of kitchen, fridge and washing machine.
    You live with a couple of adult husbands who are very sweet and kind to people and are eager to meet foreigners since they have never shared with anyone... so great stories to tell and share come in this great experience

    we offer a market that has basic food like rice, grains(beans, chickpeas, peas.), vegetables (Tomatoes, onions, cucumber, carrot, potato, lettuce, zucchini, eggplant, guatila, spinach), and fruits (bananas, papaya, oranges). The market is to cook, we give a house with kitchen and utensils.
    The market is delivered every week.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We hope you

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 495764217444