About the local hosting organizationICYE COLOMBIA
About the volunteer workMain Activities of the organisation : Offer housing and alimentation, reclamation of rights, psychosocial support and recreational activities to the victims of the armed conflict in Colombia - Volunteer tasks: Accompanying the people living at the shelter, recreational activities, interacting with the surrounding community, support in searching for resources
Local accommodationHost Family.
About the project locationSoachais located on the South-East of BogotÝ¡ and is one of the biggest and poorest areas of the Colombian capital. Indigenous groups, peasants, black communities, and thousands of people from different ethnic origins live there. BogotÝ¡ is the capital of Colombia and the department of Cundinamarca. It is the most populous city of the nation, with an estimated 7,500,000 inhabitants. It is the biggest city in Colombia, the third highest in the world above sea level and known for its high number of universities, libraries and particularly for its cultural events.
Extra info about the projectMinimum stay is 4 weeks, maximum is 16 weeks. Fee of 370 € is for 4 weeks; each additional week is 75 €. Placement on this project is individual. Open all year, arrival date is free.