A volunteer with boys and girls at the educational center in Peru. In Peru, 21.8% of boys and girls cannot be what they are: children. And it is that this country is the one that leads the ranking of child labor in all of Latin America, followed by Bolivia and Paraguay. Says the 2018 report on child labor of the International Labor Organization. On the International Day against Child Labor from Tumaini we want to send a clear message: enough is enough! Those are the numbers, but how do you live?
Fernando with another volunteer at the little school in Peru. No crowded streets. No tourists taking photos everywhere. Taking a charity trip outside the summer period is becoming more and more common! Fernando Jiménez has collaborated in the little school in Cusco between November and December 2018. He has met several volunteers with whom he was "warm from day one" and he has loved his relationship with the boys and girls. How was the day to day in the project? The volunteers
Nerea during her volunteering at the little school in Iquitos. They say that taking a solidarity trip is engaging and that, whoever tries it, cannot stop traveling. Something similar has lived Nerea. First he traveled to India. Then to Kenya. And now, he has just returned from Iquitos, Peru, together with Enric, his partner. He has collaborated in a little school for boys and girls with few resources and has learned to live with very little and to "totally connect with nature". Did you imagine the project like this? No, it was much better than I expected!
Open your eyes! Any corner of Lima can surprise you. Is it the first time you travel to Peru? Do you land in Lima and don't know how to start moving around the city? After several trips around the country, we give you 8 keys to acclimatize as quickly as possible. 1) Money The currency of Peru is the nuevo sol, and the approximate exchange rate is 3.60 - 3.80 nuevos soles per euro. We recommend you take a part in cash (euros and/or dollars) for the first few days and then withdraw money from the ATM
One of the children from the NGO in Cusco "To experience new sensations. Develop affection. Understand other realities. Adapt to a way of life that is not mine. Solving unforeseen events". That and much more was Noelia's solidarity trip to the educational project with Quechua-speaking children in Cusco: "I got to know the Peru that I wanted to discover. From 3.30 to 4.30 p.m. we helped them with their homework, and, if they had any
Cristina during her solidarity trip to PeruWhen we visited Peru for the first time, we had an obsession: visiting Machu Picchu. And the experience was incredible, but... Now that we have traveled the country of the Incas several times, we can say it: there are other places that are MUCH worth it and that, in addition, are not so exploited, so you can visit them with peace of mind and no crowds. We share our 8 favorites!1 Guided tour of CuscoThere are many companies that organize guided tours of the historic center of Cusco. We did a Free Tour
Silvia with one of the girls from the school - art workshop. What is an ordinary day like for a volunteer in Peru? Silvia Lavado collaborated for a month with both the kids from Cusco and Lamay. He tells us in detail about the small daily adventures that are experienced in the project and confesses to us what he liked most about the experience: "the little family that the volunteers become". school-art workshop. He
Itziar with one of the girls from the project.Itziar has just returned from her first volunteering outside of Spain and her experience can be summed up in one word: “learn”. He has collaborated for a month with the youngest boys and girls (the “wawachas”) of the little solidarity school in Cusco, Peru. And he liked it so much that he is already thinking about his next solidarity trip. Why did you choose Peru? When choosing a destination, he was not at all clear. I hesitated between Kenya, India, Mexico, etc. But Almu of Tumaini
When Gerard decided to travel to Peru to collaborate with the education of children with few resources, he did not imagine that he would be back so soon. His idea was to make a solidarity trip for a month. He lived 30 days full of adventures, artistic activities and, above all, a lot of dialogue between children, family members and volunteers. When he was going to return, they offered him to stay on the project as coordinator. And so he did. Now, just landed in Cusco, he tells us how he lived the experience. we wish you a lot
If you still don't have a plan for this summer and you want to live a different experience this year, would you like to get to know a country like Kenya, India or Peru up close and collaborate with a local NGO? We propose 5 plans in 3 different continents for you to live an adventure of 10 this summer! A trip... what? A solidarity trip is a unique experience where a person not only gets to know the tourist attractions of a country, but also projects that work to improve their immediate reality. Travellers dedicate a few hours to the