New solidarity trips in Mexico!
New projects are in San Cristóbal de las Casas, a city where indigenous people of Mayan origin (especially Tzotzil) and mestizos live together. This city was one of the epicenters of the Zapatista revolution in 1994. Its cobbled streets, its ocher-colored houses, its markets, and its lively cultural and social atmosphere make it one of the most special cities to get to know the essence of Mexico.
But in San Cristóbal there is also a great social inequality. Thousands of indigenous people have been forced to move to this city due to political unrest or a lack of opportunities in rural areas. This has created pockets of poverty and labor and educational exclusion.
To help improve this situation, Tumaini begins to collaborate with three projects: a public school, a community center that supports indigenous people and a training center for people with disabilities.
1. Transforming your school
The first project that we propose takes place in a public school in the city. In it, volunteers carry out activities with boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 12. The objective is to teach in a creative and fun way, through reading workshops, crafts, dance, music, etc.
In addition, workshops are given to parents to help them in the educational support of their children.
The minimum collaboration is two weeks.
2. Literacy for people of the Tsotsil ethnic group
3. Education for people with disabilities
Volunteers can collaborate in different areas: craft workshops, reading and writing, music, environmental education, farm and orchard maintenance, etc.
How can you participate?
Don't let her get away!