From$799USDPer person for 2 travellers
14 days,Cuzco to Cuzco

Volunteering at a drop in centre for children, participating in workshops like leather working and jewelery making, exploring the cultures and history of Cusco.

Spend two weeks working at a voluntary drop-in centre for children and youth where they can get help with homework, a hot meal and participate in a variety of workshops. Children living in extreme poverty in Cusco are often forced to drop out of school to work or beg on the streets to help support their families. You will be contributing to a project that provides children from poor families with a place to get guidance and support and getting more out of your vacation.

What's Included

  • 2 weeks volunteering with a Children Project, free weekend to discover Cusco and its surroundings.
  • (Allow USD265-300 for meals not included.)
  • Hotel (1 nt), Family- style hostel (12 nts)
  • local taxis, local bus, walking
  • Volunteer project coordinator and staff
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Itinerary Notes

This volunteer trip, requires an application form and background check upon booking, see Important Notes section of Trip Details for more information.

Day 1 Cuzco

Arrive at any time.

Days 2-6 Volunteer with Children

Spend mornings and afternoons volunteering at a drop-in center for children supported by Planeterra and STA Travel. Play games, help with homework, teach English, help with the cooking and participate in various workshops such as leather working and jewellery making (intermediate Spanish required).

Days 7-8 Cuzco

Free weekend to enjoy all that Cusco has to offer. Free time to explore the city or enjoy some of the numerous optional activities: horseback riding, river rafting or a Sacred Valley tour.

Days 9-13 Volunteer with Children

Spend a second week volunteering and making a difference in these children's lives.

Day 14 Cuzco

Depart at any time. Add extra weeks to your volunteer experience, please ask your G Adventures agent for details.

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