Help indigenous children and learn about traditional indigenous culture in San Cristobal, Mexico



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  • Descripción


    Here we are a non-government non-profit organization located in San Cristobal, Chiapas, helping indigenous children in the communities around Chiapas with basic education, making videos of our interviews in the communities into documentary and preserving the culture into storybooks.
    we preserve the traditional culture, record the oral legends into storybooks and use the books we make to teach children in the communities how to read and write in Spanish, offering them basic educational resources (building the library for them, look for resources for them etc) and teach in the neighborhood around. Here in our office, we also have our story museum to share with people indigenous culture.

    What we expect from volunteers:
    1. English and Spanish are both required (otherwise, you won't be able to work...)
    2. respectful
    3. on time
    4. thankful (sometimes when we go to the communities, and indigenous family receiving us offers us alcohol (for them the local alcohol is medicine and something ritual) and chicken(for them killing a chicken for the guest is a big deal), so if you are vegetarian or if you don't's gonna be hard for us)
    5. helpful

    what kind of volunteers we mainly looking for:
    1. who can paint well (hand-painting or graph designing)
    2. who can do web/IT thing
    3. video maker (really important for us)
    4. who can help to translate and find us publishers in their own countries
    5. who can help us look for different programs in other countries to apply for fund, grants and different chances (including translating our proposal into their own language)

    Working hours:
    3pm-10pm, 3 times a week and plus every tuesday at 10 to 12, the volunteers need to go to give the class to children in the neighborhood and extra time when we go to the communities (1-2 a month, 3 days each time) and when we give classes around (1-3 times a month, 2-3 hours each time)

    what we offer:
    a volunteer house with small garden, wifi, hot water, kitchen.
    dorm bed
    and drinks with us:)

    special bonus:
    the volunteers need to help us in our traditional cooking workshops (when its on his/her shift) to translate.
    so you get a chance to cook and eat something traditional

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Trabajo de caridad
    Proyectos artísticos
    Práctica de idiomas
    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

    We offer one bed in the dormitory ( with the kitchen and hot water, 5-10 mins walking distance from the organization and both of them located in the center of San Cristobal)

    As our volunteers, we will take you to different communities where you can have the real indigenous cultural experience, know about their life, ceremony, history, issues, situation, textile and etc, and get deep into their culture. Meanwhile, we can offer you some free cultural events in our museum, and give you each storybook we make.

  • Ayuda


    We need someone really calm, have different talents and want to make a difference, to help us to give the educational classes in the communities, to do the interview with the indigenous, record the traditional legends, draw the books, edit the videos, build up the library, help with the translation, stay in the office, offer the information in the museum, help us with some marketing stuff and our fundraising campaign.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Inglés: Fluido
    Español: Fluido

  • Alojamiento


    we have the volunteer house with hot water, internet and the kitchen that you can use.
    the room will be in dormitory

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    There's a lot of things to do in San Cristobal.
    It's a cultural place full of all the events and activities.
    We can take you to do temazcal, pox tour, cultural events, live music, dancing classes, cooking workshops and different communities.
    Also, there's a lot of different tours, nature sights, ruins and the whole Chiapas waiting for you to discover.

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    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

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    Horas esperadas

    Maximum 7 hours a day, 3 days a week

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Precisión del perfil: (4.7)

Intercambio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicación: (4.7)

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 442363287182