Courses

Laura Vicuña Centre, Amigos de Inharrime Association
Free

Laura Vicuña Centre, Amigos de Inharrime Association

ORGANISATION BACKGROUND AND LOCAL CONTEXT

Amigos de Inharrime Association (AIP) is a Portuguese NGO-D which promotes children’s access to education and healthcare and the local development  through volunteering. Laura Vicuña Centre — located at Inharrime, Inhambane province, in Mozambique — is comprised by a girls’ boarding and semi-boarding school and by a public school with approximately 3,000 students. This project, implemented by AIP’s part-ner —The Salesianas Sisters — has two fundamental objectives: i) to pro-mote children’s access to education and health, especially the ones in a vulnerable situation, by increasing the number of children enrolled in school and providing better education & healthcare programmes; and ii) contribute to local development, by promoting a sponsorship pro-gramme aimed at helping the healthy growth and development of children at risk.

ACTIVITIES

This is a minimum fifteen-day training experience. Activities include:

  • Briefing on both local context and project background and aims;
  • Participation in the Centre’s activities, namely tutoring/in-school support and primary healthcare assistance;
  • Visits to local communities;
  • Concrete proposals made by the group of participants (negotiated between both parties)..

THIS EXPERIENCE WILL ALLOW YOU TO:

  • Discover the local context and the culture of its people;
  • Acquire or strengthen knoeledege on childern's rights, with a focus on the rights to education and heath;
  • Become familiar and reflect on the methodolgy of holistic development applied by Salesianas Sisters

LOGISTICS

Transport: Public transport, Rent-a-car,
Organised by project staff.
Accommodation: Laura Vicuña Centre housing
Language: Portuguese
Currency: Metical

FOR MORE INFORMATION

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Phone: +351 256 336 001
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