Help with an educational program for children in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    Our Foundation is an educational program for Sri Lankan children aged 5 to 19, set in Sri Lanka. Till the Corona pandemic disturb our activities in early 2020, we taught the children in 10 Sri Lankan villages but now we teach the children in the entire Sri Lanka from the village Hindagolla in Mallawapitiya Divisional Secretariat Division in Kurunegala district in Sri Lanka. Here we have the physical classes for the students in the nearby villages during the mornings and online classes for the children from the entire country in the evenings.

    The school was set up 23 years ago and has played a huge role in thousands of students’ lives directly and indirectly. Our aim is to connect these very talented young people to the rest of the world and to allow them to realize the potential they have. We need to persuade them for higher educational opportunities, vocational, technical, sports, and fine arts-related careers as these students are full of those talents.

    Volunteers would be required to teach English, computers, science, mathematics, geography, commerce, history, and health. Singing, dancing, painting, music, and other forms of artistic expression are also strongly encouraged! Sports are given a big place in the evenings too. We promote American football, baseball, basketball, cricket, and soccer at the Academy. We need coaches for these sports. You can be a professional or an amateur coach, we don't mind as long as you are ready to find resources and techniques.

    As a volunteer, you would be provided with food and accommodation from one of the students’ families. We ask you to give 5 hours a day, 5 days a week in return. There are bicycles for you to get around the village. You are free to take weekend trips to beautiful places of your interest and we can recommend the best places to visit. If you are okay with it, we can provide someone to accompany you as long as you can cover his/her expenses too.

    Each volunteer has to pay us 35 USD PER WEEK (5 USD per day) for food expenses. The volunteer can pay this DIRECTLY TO THE HOST FAMILY IN CASH and the volunteer will get A RECEIPT FROM THE FAMILY FOR THIS PAYMENT for the volunteer’s record purposes if needed. You are expected to pay this THE DAY YOU REACH THE HOST FAMILY AND WEEKLY thereafter.

    Sri Lankan village families can cook authentic Sri Lankan cuisine. If you want, you can learn the ways by spending some time with your host family in the kitchen and learn yourselves. You can take the recipients back home. For many of our former volunteers, this is fun to do. If you like, you can cook a meal or two from your country to give a flavor of your tastes to your hosts.

    The work is enjoyable and thoroughly rewarding, and life here is very beautiful and rural with a strong sense of community. If you're looking for an exchange of culture away from the tourist path, this may be for you! We provide a certificate with the number of days and hours you volunteer in case it becomes helpful to you someway. Please collect it before you leave. If you forget this, we can still send you a digital copy.

  • 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
    Compañía para ancianos
    Enseñanza
    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    Cuidado de niños y juegos creativos
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Hostelería/turismo
    Mantenimiento general
    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

    The five villagers we operate at are very rural, with beautiful and exotic landscape. You would be living with a local Sri Lankan family, who will share their culture with you in exchange for yours. The people here are very friendly and welcoming. Working with the children is also very rewarding, they are a very talented and wonderful bunch of individuals!

    If you want, weekend trips will also be arranged to Wilpattu National Park, Treehouse parties, canoeing in a big reservoir, river bathing, ancient monuments, etc. within a cheap budget while you're here.

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

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

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    Volunteers would be required to teach English, basic IT, social media marketing and play educational games with the children. Singing, dancing, painting and other forms of expression also strongly encouraged! Sports are given a big place in the evenings too.

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    Inglés: Fluido

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  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    In a very basic house with a local family. You will have your own bedroom and will be provided with 3 meals a day and snacks between meals and be very well looked after.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    All the five villages are from 10 minutes to one hour from a bus journey from Anuradhapura which is famous for its ancient monuments, huge man-made lakes 1500 years ago and ancient Buddhist temples. There are also a few spots to swim in and day trips are arranged on a fairly regular basis.

  • 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

    Este anfitrión ha indicado que le encanta acoger a nómadas digitales.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Este anfitrión puede proporcionar un sitio para autocaravanas.

  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas

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  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

    4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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    US$8 per day - paid direct to host family for help with food costs

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Número de referencia de anfitrión: 769725982728