Fundación Al Verde Vivo (COL-89)


Type: Environment - Country: Colombia

Brief description and main aims

A project related to environmental care and ecotourism, also works with environmental legislation. It aims to create a model of ecological sustenance, social and environmentally based in the culture of clean water and no rubbish.

Main Activities

Protect the hydrographic bowl of Colombia:
  • Protect the areas around the rivers
  • Project “adopt a tree” and plant 1,500,00 trees around the Bogota area
  • Recuperation of the river Bogotá and combat climate change produced by the contamination of the natural resources
  • Measurement of carbon foot-print, trees which should be adopted and planted

Volunteer tasks

The volunteer is expected to :
  • Support the ecological projects and help by the planting of trees ( mian activity)
  • Support the Foundation by ecological activities and excursions
  • Help with educational presentations in Universities and Schools
  • Help with the preparation of exhibitions for visitors

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should:
  •  have an interest in nature and a desire to work in an ecological project and support the goals of the foundation
  • be an active and open minded person with plenty of energy
No gender is given a preference.
 
Important: You need to be proactive, motivated to work with different people and within different aspects of an environmental project. Must be active, tolerant and patient. You must be independent, open minded, committed and responsible.

Location

Calle 95No 48-40 Of 203, Bogotá.
 
Bogotá is the capital of Colombia the political, economic, administrative, industrial, artistic, cultural, and
sports Center of the country. It is the biggest city in Colombia, the third highest in the world above sea level and known for its high number of universities, libraries and cultural events. It has a population estimated at around 10 million.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live in the project.

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