To provide shelter and education for children whose parents work on the street, providing a safe place for them to live a normal childhood with games, food and a good education.
Provide academic support and organize extracurricular activities for children (among 150-200 children between 5 – 15 years old in the afternoons, and in the mornings 50-100 children), whose parents mostly work on the street. Also, to support their families. Work with street children from the surrounding area with the purpose of giving them an education and a shelter while their parents work on the street. Tutoring, English classes, music, recycling and crafts workshops are offered.
assist the kids with their homework
help the project’s staff with serving meals
teach the kids good table manners
help organize activities like theater, dance classes, cooking classes, sports, and other activities.
Volunteer requirements / Skills
It is expected for the volunteer to have :
a high level of motivation
a basic level of Spanish
good skills for working in a team and sometimes under pressure
creativity and motivation to help in all kinds of situations
The project is situated in Quito’s historical center, in a neighborhood called “el Tejar”.
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