We are helping Oaxaca Indigenous children to go to school or learn trade skills in Baja CA, Mexico



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    Buenos! We are in town call San Quintin, Baja CA, Mexico. 5 hour South from USA San Diego Border.
    most everyday sunny &dry , some time windy. winter few time rain, summer not too hot, we are near ocean.
    My name is Kevin, I am from originally S. Korea YR 1974 to USA( US citizen) . Live in Philadelphia PA& Los Angeles CA for more then 20 years, now lived 20 years in Mexico. I live in here with many Oaxaca Indian family's & kids.

    We're a registered in USA non-profit organization empowering Indigenous-Mexican children and adults through vocational training and general education, as well as providing shelters for families and single moms. Our facility has 4 Hectare & Christian organization.
    We are trying to grow organic vegetables. & Goat(4). Chicken( already 30). Pork(0),
    helping Oaxaca Indigenous children to send school or teach ourselves at our center.
    At center has 8 family's of Oaxaca Indian living together with kids & adult, a total of 45 peoples.

    Starting Sept 2020, we have two ongoing construction projects (Shelter/clinic and multi-purpose buildings) that need generous help from talented people for minimum 8 weeks -3 months. The Shelter/clinic building needs final touches such as installing drywall, electricity, and plumbing. On the other hand, Sept 2020 construction on the way,
    Main sanctuary building needs bottom to all the way up; from cleaning the construction site and putting up frames, etc.
    For both buildings we need a skilled CARPENTER, an ELECTRICIAN, and a PLUMBER to lead a team of 2-3 helpers.
    If you love and take pride in applying your talents in helping others, please consider sharing your skills with our organization.

    We're also always looking for a cook, teachers, and general helpers.

    We need kids teacher for English. Math. Art. Music( mon,thur, sat classs). online Homework
    For Mother: baking. Hair cutting. Sewing.
    For young man; Welding. Auto repair.Carpentry. farming
    Need help on home build for poor family.
    At least minimum start 2 months stay or more.
    no no no smoke , drug , alcohol ,
    Thank you

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    You will be teaching kids & youth , as you teach can be lean Spanish, also we can teach French & Korean & English, also can be learn Oaxaca culture food & Korean food, special skill of old car (1960 & 70 ) restoring experience, also Building house( carpenter)

  • Help


    We are helping Oaxaca Indigenous children to send school or some time teach ourselves at our christian mission center.
    We need help everyday few hours of school homework for 12 kids( English or Math.)
    And you can teach Music of Drum,Guitar, Piano , synthesizer, trumpet, (they will love you!!!). & Art & craft..&swimming.
    same time you can learn Spanish or french or Korean,
    Also teacher & helper for young man to learn skill of welding , mechanic, body shop, carpenter work.
    We have small work shop , restoring old American cars, same time teaching the young man for future there own small shop at there home ..
    We need also teacher for woman , hair cutting, bakery,sawing, general cooking.
    Now we building new chapel( totally destroy by electrical fire Jan 20202),
    need some help on Framing ,roofing, drywall,plumbing. electric. painting. tile work, cabinet,

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Korean: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will stay byself single room with bunker bed or single room with 2 person bunk bed ( DEPEND ON EACH TIME).
    If group or family, we have large room with bunk bed, & share warm or hot shower,
    Have large Kitchen , every 3 meal is provide (Break Fast= cook by yourself individually),
    Lunch & Dinner will cooking together ( We are in poor village, food material will be limited resource) ,
    pasta, rice, vegetable, sometime clam,,.. (some limited meats & food will provide for cook, (WE NOT IN A HOTEL)
    Some time may have to buy your own food material (also if you need special food )
    Free Internet is on our facility , SMALL laundry machine available. bring your own shampoo & soap & towel..
    If you must bring animal, then must conform before , Please! Please !

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our facility is 500 M away from Beach ,15 min to walk , 5 mile long very quite fine sandy beach.
    also 2 hr away from facility by car, San Pedro Mtn. are near (3100 M tall, snow until April )
    can visit with our staffs by SCH.
    When your on free time Mtn biking, hiking, beach fishing, Boat fishing, kayaking (we have some equipment)
    suntanning at beach, beach camping ,also visit remote area sea lion cave, Body Surfing.,
    If your seafood lover then lot of fresh(HAVE TO CATCH) fish, clam , oyster (Oyster farm 30 min away),

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5-6 hours a day, 5 days a week

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