Project DetailsCode: BVBP 17/05
Start date: 08 ago 2017
End date: 25 ago 2017
Term: Workcamp (6-15 days)
Category: EDUCATIONAL, ENVIRONMENTAL
Theme: EDU, ENVI
Airport: International Airport Jorge Chavez
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 99
DescriptionThis project is carried out by the Brigade of Bolivarian Volunteers of Peru - Pucallpa Branch, in cooperation with the Sustainable Agroforestry Company and under the auspices of the Provincial Municipality of Coronel Portillo. The objectives of this project are to beautify the community, through reforestation with ornamental plants, as well as to improve the quality of life of the inhabitants.
Work And Activities
The volunteers will work in the plant nursery of Agroforest, as well as the installation through staked, poceado, and planting of Pinus Caribaea (Pinus caribaea var. Hondurensis) and other forest species, reforestando some squares and parks of the location. They will also be able to realize cultural exchanges and workshops of protection of the environment in the local schools of Pucallpa and Green Field.
Accommodation And FoodThe volunteers will be housed in host houses, which will be managed by the Brigade - Pucallpa Branch.
PlacePucallpa is a city in the central-eastern part of Peru, capital of the department of Ucayali and the province of Coronel Portillo. It is situated on the Amazonian plain, on the left bank of the Ucayali river. It is an important river port and one of the most beautiful cities of the Peruvian jungle. It is the largest population center of the department with more than 270 thousand inhabitants. It is a tropical city, with warm temperature throughout the year (an average of 26 °).
RequirementsWillingness to work in nursery and planting of seedlings with ornamental and reforestation purposes, flexibility for cultural change, Ease of interaction with children, Communicative, Teamwork experience, Experiences in artistic and cultural activities (dances, music, theater, etc.), Basic knowledge of Spanish is not essential.
LanguageIt is in English, but it would be very productive basic Spanish.
NotesPARTICIPATION FEE: S/. 750 SOLES This payment made by the volunteers will cover the costs of lodging and food, as well as operational and administrative costs of the project