Help by speaking English with our children, teaching computer skills and Social Media, Sri Lanka

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    07/12/2021

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    Our foundation was established in 2002 to help students who live around our remote village, Hingurukaduwa. We are our village heartbeat, teaching English and I.T/computer skills free of charge to our students. Our reason for existance is to inspire local youths to go ahead to advanced studies, thereby helping them and their families out of poverty.

    We have newly opened knowledge centre 30Km away from our centre in the middle of tea plantation. If you wish to stay in that beautiful village, we can offer you this opportunity as well. We have an greenhouse agriculture project as well.

    The village is situated in UVA province in the middle of the country. It is a very peaceful village with hospitable people.

    Our organization is being helped by donors and foundations.

    So far, lots of international volunteers have visited our village and given us great help.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Trabajo de caridad
    Proyectos artísticos
    Práctica de idiomas
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Enseñanza
    Ayuda con ordenadores/Internet

  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    • Gaining new skills, knowledge and experience
    • Developing existing skills and knowledge
    • Enhancing a CV
    • Improving one's employment prospects
    • Meeting new people and making new friends
    • A chance to socialise
    • Getting to know the local community and their costume

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

    En este proyecto podría haber niños. Para obtener más información, consulta nuestras directrices y consejos aquí.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    ENGLISH CLASSES:

    We want you to help our students, aged 7 - 17 years, to improve their spoken English skills; since they don't get a chance to speak English at home or in school. You will be asked to run classes in which you practice speaking with the students, helping them to be more fluent and comfortable in English conversations . You don't have to teach grammar in the class since we do it. Helping the students to improve their speaking ability will be hugely beneficial. There is also a need for volunteers who can work with our teachers, helping them to strengthen their English skills.
    There are six groups of students
    1. Primary
    2. slow learners ( no age limit)
    3. beginners
    4. intermediate level
    5. advanced
    6. staff and school leavers ( university students only come to the centre weekdays morning )
    You can choose any of these groups ( everything is flexible ) We have enough local teachers. We only need your support to make students talk when they have free time.

    You will only have to help at least 4 days per week. We prefer volunteers to stay for at least 3 months. ( Two weeks also welcome, two weeks means two Saturdays)

    Our school runs after school and on weekends, primarily it is a Saturday school, so you must be able to work on Saturdays. Your hours would be something like this:
    Saturday - 8 AM to 1.PM
    During the week: schedule is arrange personally with you.
    You can get two or three days free to travel

    So basically you will be teaching at our school on Saturdays. During the rest of the week we will provide you group classes according to your desire.


    MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS:

    As part of a new project we are currently looking for help on Social Media, Photography, Video Maker and Video editing. In order to achieve more publicity, we just created a new Facebook page that needs to be managed (posting and sharing content) and we are in the process of establishing a YouTube channel that will be used also in marketing. Any skills and ideas around these topics are really welcome!
    We also want to train the students that are currently doing the IT Course with these media &communications skills.

    IT COURSE:
    We provide 3 levels of IT Courses. From the introduction to the computer, Microsoft Office to Illustrator and Photoshop, to Web developing and Web designing, and Programing.
    Any help here is welcome!

    GRANT APPLICATION:
    We are dependent on support from international and local organizations to continue to support local youths. If you have the skillset to help us be in contact with global aid organisations (UN, Embassies, Foundations) and handle our application work, you could have a very direct impact on the life of many. Excellent written English skills and understanding of our value-add is required for this task.

    On special holidays you will be able to join our elder students in outdoor activities such as visiting beaches, playing Cricket, Volleyball, Netball, etc.
    Every volunteer will be provided 1 or 2 trips to beaches or waterfalls and assistance will be given for you to visit other tourist destinations.
    Around our village, you can visit to the waterfall of our village, amazing hiking opportunity ( isolated beautiful village top of the mountain ), crystal clear rivers and ancient temples.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Inglés: Fluido

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    Este anfitrión ha indicado que está interesado en compartir su idioma o aprender otro.
    Ponte en contacto con él para obtener más información.

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    Volunteers are provided a host family to stay with and basic traditional food. Host families are very friendly and welcome the opportunity to practice their English skills as well. Most host families have children who attend the center, and are excited to practice their English skills and teach volunteers some Sinhalese. The location of the home stay is very peaceful and calm.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    There are many interesting places to visit close to our village. Some of which include the elephant orphanage and safari park, Yala sanctuary, beach of down south, highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and other water falls. There are many beautiful mountains to hike.

    Reaching to the village from the airport.
    Two of our elder students (Male and Female) will be at the airport with your name board for your arrival. They will drop you to the village by public buses.

    Fiber optical fastest internet connectivity available at the village.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Hi.. We have fiber optic internet connectivity at our center, and we are ready to get any support that you could provide us online.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Este anfitrión puede proporcionar un sitio para autocaravanas.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

    min. 4 days a week; 13 hours

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Precisión del perfil: (4.5)

Intercambio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicación: (4.5)

















































Número de referencia de anfitrión: 377666119365