Partner: Global Volunteers
Estimated Economy Airfare: $1.050-$1,250
About Global Volunteers: Since 1894 Global Volunteers has been an internationally recognized nonprofit. Global Volunteers encourages and enables volunteers to spend short periods of time working with and learning from and about local people in communities throughout the world. Volunteers help deliver essential services uniquely and personally.
About the country: Situated in western South America, Peru is a megadiverse country with habitats ranging from the arid plains of the Pacific Coastal Region to the peaks of the Andes Mountains. Peru is the third largest country in South America and home to Machu Picchu. Peru has one of the longest histories of civilization and was home to the Incan Empire.
About the clinic site: Volunteer healthcare professionals will assist local practitioners at a clinic run by Sagrada Familia. The patients are primarily children ages 0 – 17 who reside at this large children’s home.