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Help with an educational program for children in Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lanka
  • Enregistré comme favori 549 fois
  • Activité récente: 05.01.2023

Disponibilité

  2023 
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Infos

  • Description

    Description

    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 country from the village Hindagolla in Mallawapitiya Divisional Secretariat Division in Kurunegala district. 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. We also support the nearby public schools by sending our Workawayers to them during the mornings to assist those students.

    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. You are free to take weekend trips to beautiful places of your interest and we can recommend the best places to visit.

    Each volunteer has to pay us 56 USD PER WEEK (8 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 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.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Bénévolat
    Projets artistiques
    Pratique d’une langue
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Enseignement
    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Aide dans une ferme
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Accueil / tourisme
    Entretien général
    Aide informatique / avec Internet
  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    The area we operate in is semi-urban with beautiful and exotic landscapes. 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!

  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

    Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.

  • Aide

    Aide

    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.

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Anglais: Courant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
    Contactez-le pour en savoir plus.

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    In a pretty decent house with a local family. You will have your own bedroom and will be provided with 3 meals a day and snacks between meals with tea. coffee or fruit juice and be very well looked after.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    There are attractive sites of archeological importance in the area. Also, the place where we operate is in the central part of Sri Lanka with easy access to any part of Sri Lanka by public transport (buses/trains) and professional taxi services with English-speaking drivers at affordable prices.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il aimait accueillir les digital nomads.

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    Cet hôte a de la place pour les vans.

  • Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Cet hôte a dit qu’il acceptait les personnes voyageant avec un animal.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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    Cet hôte fait payer des frais

    en savoir plus
    US$8 per day - paid direct to host family for help with food costs
N° de référence hôte : 769725982728

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