DAME UNA PATA (MEX-92)


Type: Environmental/Green Projects: Animals - Country: Mexico

Brief description and main aims

Create societies where animal´s rights arerespected by authorities and citizens alike. Assure the welfare of all animals.

Main Activities

Promote and defend the rights of the animals in the state of Chiapas Rescue animals living in the streets, take care of them, and findthem loving families. Create awareness and education campaigns to teach citizens about animal´s rights and good practices in caring for pets. Encourage responsible adoption.

Volunteer tasks

The volunteer will: 

  • Clean the temporary home for street animals. 
  • Feed the animals (mostly dogs and cats).
  • Walk the animals.
  • Work with social networks. 
  • Help in the construction of a hunt, etc. 
  • Help in adoption campaigns (take pictures of the animals, do flyers, go to schools, etc.).

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer must have/be:

  • Willigness to work with dogs and cats. 
  • Willigness to camp a couple of days per week in the temporary home for street animals until a hunt is built (the volunteer will be living the rest of the time in the town).
  • Love for animals and nature.
  • Creativity to work with social networks and other marketing materials.
  • Outspoken (the volunteer will have to talk with people about animal´s rights, etc.).

Location

San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas. 

In San Cristobal de las Casas there is a law in favor of animal welfare. Nevertheless, there is still a big gap between the implementation of the law. 

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Host family and camping at least twice a week.

More Information

Volunteers needed: 1-2.

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