INTI RUNAKUNAQ WASIN - San Jerónimo - Cusco - Peru - (Click for Project Page)
INTI RUNAKUNAQ WASIN is a not for profit organization with a mission to contribute to the integral development of children, adolescents, and young people with special needs. All find themselves in high risk situations due to extreme poverty, being abandoned, or being victims of some form of family violence.
INTIWAWA - San Isidro - Arequipa - Peru - (Click for Project Page)
INTIWAWA is an NGO that is located in Arequipa/Peru as well as Emsdetten/Germany. Our volunteers are based in the beautiful city of Arequipa, and work in the impoverished district of San Isidro on the outskirts of the city. We provide local children and adults with education and nutrition, as well as taking part in a variety of different social projects.
Pisco Sin Fronteras - Pisco, Ica – Peru - (Click for Project Page)
PSF is a volunteer non-profit organization created in Pisco after the 2007 earthquake. The first years were mostly dedicated to reconstruction providing house and sanitation. From now on our activities are going to be more and more focused on community development and education to provide a long term based and wider support to Pisco people.
FairMail Peru, FairMail India, FairMail Morocco - (Click for Project Page)
FairMail is a company producing fair trade greeting cards with photos made in Peru, India (2013 also Morocco). The photos on FairMail cards are taken by underprivileged teenagers. On the back of every card you see the face, name and age of the photographer. FairMail offers this youth photography training, part-time work, medical insurance and guidance in making their future plans. The teenagers get 50% of the profits of the sale of their own photos to finance their housing and education.
Esperanza Verde Peru - Bello Horizonte - Peru - (Click for Project Page)
Esperanza Verde is a conservation project under construction in the Amazon basin of Peru, consisting of both wildlife rescue and rainforest protection. Our aim is to work closely together with the local community, offering alternative sources of income, so that the forest can be managed in a sustainable way.
Jovenes de Buena Voluntad - Lima - Perú - (Click for Project Page)
Jovenes de Buena Voluntad is a joint initiative of various institutions and organizations in Europe, Latin America and Africa, which has the backing of Commission of EU Through its program "Youth in Action" through Action 3.2 "Cooperation with other countries."
Seeds of Hope Peru - Huaraz Ancash - Peru - (Click for Project Page)
Seeds of Hope provides a safe environment to help impoverished students achieve academic and social success. To achieve this, we use a multi- faceted approach, combining tutoring, emotional well- being classes, daily nutritious meals and a family environment focused on educational success.
Supporting Kids in Peru (SKIP) - Trujillo - Peru - (Click for Project Page)
Since 2003, SKIP has been working with disadvantaged families in an impoverished district of the city of Trujillo, Peru. Our holistic program focuses on the educational, economic, emotional and social development of each child and family. It is our aim to foster the capacity of children and families to be the principal agents of change in their own lives.
Pilpintuwasi - Padre Cocha Iquitos - Peru - (Click for Project Page)
Pilpintuwasi is an animal rescue center & custody center in Padre Cocha, a small town outside of Iquitos in the Peruvian Amazon. We take in wildlife confiscated by the ecological police from markets, homes, & airports around the city- victims of poaching & the animal trafficking industry.
Espaanglisch Language School - Trujillo - Peru - (Click for Project Page)
Espaanglisch offers free & inexpensive English language classes to low income Peruvians. This program is aimed at giving those previously unable to afford language classes a chance to learn a new language. In doing so Espaanglisch allows for the fostering of new skills & opportunities in both its students & the community as a whole.
Carismaperu - Huancayo - Peru - (Click for Project Page)
Carismaperu was established with the primary objective of improving and developing the abilities and skills of children and adolescents who live in the rural and high Andean regions of the central sierra of Peru.
Peru Luz De Esperanza - Huancayo - Peru - (Click for Project Page)
"Peru light of hope" has been created with the aim to set up an integral volunteering program in the rural communities concerned with children and youths, as we believe that they hold the future of our country in their hands.
Proyecto Peru Centre - Cusco - Peru - (Click for Project Page)
Proyecto Peru Centre is a local organization from Cusco Peru. Proyecto Peru specializes in organizing volunteer work, internships, Spanish lessons & accommodation. We offer different projects in order to help poor people in and around Cusco: projects with street children, kindergartens, undernourished children, public schools, health centers, orphanages and a home for elderly people.
ARCAmazon - Puerto Maldonado - Peru - (click for project page)
Get directly involved in rainforest conservation efforts on the front lines of the Peruvian Amazon. Volunteer alongside forest rangers who are dedicated to the protection of thousands of hectares of important rainforest along the Las Piedras River, one of the most biodiverse spots on Earth. Patrol a 4,500 hectare reserve alongside trained forest rangers. Take data on human impacts. Take wildlife data to compare with baseline data from reserve creation. Community engagement and operations assistance.
Reserva Ecologica Chontachaka - Manu Biosphere Reserve - Cusco - Peru - (click for project page)
Volunteering Abroad in Chontachaca-Manu (Cusco-Peru): Manu, located in the southeast area of Peru, is one of largest parks in South America. The area of the park encompasses parts of the Andean department of Cusco and the jungle department of Madre de Dios. Manu protects 2 million hectares (4.5 million acres) of a territory rich in flora and fauna species, and a variety of habitats including high Andes, cloud forests, and lowland tropical rain forests. UNESCO officially recognizes this natural paradise as a world heritage site.
The Karikuy Organization - Lima - Peru - (click for project page)
Your goal while volunteering in Peru for Karikuy is to gather as much information about the Peruvian culture in order to present fresh content for Perupedia, our Blog and Volunteer Planet website. As a volunteer it will be your job to update these mediums with subjects that peak your interest whether food, dance, art, music, travel, sports, politics or history, you will have the flexibility to explore topics that engage you.
Peruvian Safaris - Tambopata National Reserve - Puerto Maldonado - Peru - (click for project page)
Explorers Inn continues to run today as a lodge for ecotourism and a home base for visiting researchers. Now the lodge is looking for volunteers to assist in the surrounding tropical research as well as assist in the management of Peru’s oldest Amazonian lodge. This is an opportunity not to be missed for those who are interested in a future in conservation or tropical research. It is the chance to hone your research and conservation skills as well as live in Amazonian tropical forest!
Spectacled Bear Conservation-Peru Society - Lambayeque - NW Peru - (click for project page)
The goal of Spectacled Bear Conservation - Peru (SBC) is to ensure the conservation of the Spectacled bear in the dry forest habitat of northern Peru through scientific research and education, while working collaboratively with private land owners and rural communities to improve their social and economic well being through community outreach.
Tambopata Macaw Project- Tambopata National Reserve - Puerto Maldonado - Peru - (click for project page)
The Tambopata Macaw Project was begun in 1989 by Eduardo Nycander (supported by the Wildlife Conservation Society) with the goal of studying the ecology and natural history of large macaws so that this information could be used to help protect these birds throughout the tropics. The site chosen for this research was on the upper Tambopata River in the centre of a huge uninhabited track of pristine tropical lowland forest.
Helping Overcome Obstacles Peru (HOOP) - Arequipa, Peru - (click for project page)
HOOP works with the impoverished people in the Flora Tristan community. Our current priorities are developing strategic educational programs with which community members of all ages can advance their education, health and self-confidence, and better their quality of life. In sum, our focus is to continue to give the Flora Tristan community more tools to alleviate their poverty.