Volunteer in Peru

Volunteer in Yantalo, Peru

Whether you are a technician, professional, student or a layperson you can share your knowledge, skills and time. In doing so, you receive the most rewarding experience. Do you have 5, 10, 20 or more days to visit the Peruvian Amazon Jungle? Then please come to Yantalo.

Education: you can teach English or Math, Music or Dance, Art or computer skills, Sports events, or Social Sciences. Come to Yantalo to learn or improve your Spanish. Student Teachers and Students of Spanish will be immersed in the language while enjoying the people and at the end of your journey you will notice an improvement even if you only stay for as little as 4 weeks. We urgently need teachers to invest time in the adult Literacy programs.

Health Care: you can treat patients from all ages! Most do not have the means to travel to a major city for medical treatment. You can also run workshops on Public Health: nutrition, family planning, sexual education, preventive medicine. We urgently need dentists.

teacher volunteering in Yantalo

Culture: Peru is an open Museum of Cultural Adventures. Your stay in Yantalo will be most gratifying: very poor people with the highest degree of pride, integrity and happiness. Before or after you Volunteer time in Yantalo, you may wish to visit other Cultural areas, such as Cuzco’s Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, the Colca Canyon, and / or other architectural and archaeological treasures throughout Peru.

Details on Volunteering in the Peruvian Amazon Alto Mayo Region

Where: in Yantalo, Moyobamaba, PERU (view in Google Maps)

Location: 6 S of the Equator, 78 W,
One hour flight time from Lima to Tarapoto,
plus 2 1/2 hours by road to Moyobamba through
the most beautiful cloud forest of Peru.

Weather: http://www.wunderground.com

Areas of need: Education and Health. Teachers, Universtiy students,
MDs, DDs, RNs are welcome to stay one or more weeks in Yantalo.

Description: The Yantalo Foundation welcomes the participation of adult volunteers who wish to teach Art, music, theatre, English or Math to children from 5 to 16 and to adults eager to learn how to read and write. The people in Yantalo need professionals in the medical and dental areas. The Foundation also welcomes donations for Education and Health and for the construction of the Yantalo International Clinic.
Volunteers may qualify to deduct their travel expenses to and in Yantalo. Please consult with your tax advisor. You may want to volunteer your time for 5 working days or more. Spanish language teachers and students may wish to participate a minimum of 4 to 6 weeks in order to improve Spanish while teaching English. A win-win situation!

Code of Conduct: PLEASE Review our Code of Conduct

Statistics on Past Volunteer Trips: Volunteer Update Information

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As of 01DEC2011 there is no postal service to Yantalo

dentist volunteering in Yantalo