Fundación Campamento Cristiano Esperanza “Camp Hope” (ECU-12)


Type: Education, Disabled - Country: Ecuador

Brief description and main aims

To create a “haven” for disabled children, and to provide special therapy for them.

Main Activities

The project focuses on rehabilitation, and also provides medical services for the children as well as a house to live in. All of them are either orphans or their parents can’t take care of them, so they bring them to Camp Hope during the day.

Volunteer tasks

The children are separated into 5 groups depending on their skills. With the younger children the volunteer will change diapers, bring them to bed, help them eat, etc. With older children the volunteers will help with arts and crafts and play games to practice reading and writing. Depending on the volunteer`s preference, they can also help during therapy.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

Volunteers should:

  • have basic Spanish knowledge.
  • have a strong passion to help those in need.
  • be dedicated to and respect Christian beliefs (although they do not have to be Christian themselves).

Location

Quito (Carcelén Neighborhood).

Camp Hope is situated in the north of Quito (Carcelén), meanwhile “Casa Hogar”, where about half of the children live, is located in Carapungo(as welin the north).

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live with a Host family.

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