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|Name:||Alternativas y Oportunidades|
|Types:||Disadvantaged, Community, Children|
|Brief description and main aims|
Alternativas y Oportunidades,AyO (Alternatives and Opportunities) is a non-profit organization that gives health and educational services to hundreds of children and youths that work in the municipal markets, streets and slums of Tegucigalpa and Comayagüela.
The main activities developed within the project are:
Volunteers can support any area of the project and its programs, according to their abilities and interests. The volunteer can choose to work with one of the three target groups: children, youths (teenagers) and parents (mainly mothers). The work can be done both at the office (helping the staff, helping children, youths and parents with their homework or tasks, organizing the office, helping with project planning, etc.) and, especially, in the markets (where most of the activities are held), with possibility of proposals of personal projects, of course related to the already existing activities and the project's mission.
|Volunteer requirements / Skills|
Age: Older than 18.
Tegucigalpa, M.D.C., Francisco Morazán
|Hosting Situation (Board & Lodging)|
Living with a host family
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