Hands to Care: We need volunteers and interns to participate in the medical campaigns. The volunteer will be expected to be able to take height, weight, blood pressure, respiration rates, pulse, and clinical history. The volunteer will also be trained to do the following: glucose meter tests for diabetes, auscultation exams, and potentially assist the nurses with administering vaccines
Hands to Teach: We need volunteers and interns who are interested in education or who just love kids and want to give teaching a try. You will be expected to follow a set curriculum/ program using set standards of discipline and reward.
May 17 - June 22 (5 weeks)
June 27 - August 2 (5 weeks)
May 17 - August 2 (10 weeks)
March 4 - March 12 (1 week)
1 week 5 weeks 10 weeks
Airport pick up (in Trujillo or Lima), Bus transportation from Lima to your location, Homestay and meals in your location, Transportation to the worksites and to the programmed activities, 3 activities, also 1 travel weekend (transportation and hostel), Hop t-shirt, Material for the medical lessons (Hands to Care) / transportation for orientational meetings (other programs), Material for Hands to Teach classes.
Hands on Peru is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit with an international commitment to improving access to medical care and education for disempowered and marginalized communities in Trujillo, Peru and its surrounding areas.
5 weeks- $1700
10 weeks- $2300
1 week- $550