There is significant need for the promotion of women’s rights in Peru. On our women’s empowerment program in Peru, volunteers are introduced to the background of gender roles in this country, and will be trained to facilitate hands-on activities on a variety of topics related to improving the lives of women and girls in this community. This could include workshops or one-to-one sessions about women’s rights, healthcare, literacy and professional development.
As a volunteer working on female empowerment in Peru, you will be working with Peruvian women’s empowerment groups in Cusco to create social change through awareness and education.
You will work with a variety of female students teaching both practical and conversational English, health and life skills classes across different ages and levels, depending on the needs of the local community at the time. This challenging but rewarding role will provide not only an insight into the local culture, but also an increased understanding of the females’ roles in this country.
From Monday to Friday you will work on the projects, planning and delivering educational classroom lessons. Weekends are yours to explore the surrounding area or relax at the base while getting to know the other participants.