Live together with the Ashaninka tribe and be a Teacher’s assistant!

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The Exchange

As a volunteer you will live together with a small native Ashananika community near the city Satipo (20 km) and assist the local school teacher as well as helping with homework.


20 hours of help per week

Social Work: Help the local community.

Teaching Languages: Give language lessons to guests or local community.

What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Breakfast: Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Lunch: Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!

Dinner: Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Free Laundry: There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Language lessons: Learn or improve your language skills.


European Union Passport

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

As a volunteer you will live together with a small community of native Ashaninkas. The tribe is located in a quite remote rainforest area which is about 20 km away from Satipo. There you will find humid tropical rainforest climate with high temperatures during day and night.
The community consists of eight families in total who are still living in a traditional way. The main economical activity of the community is agriculture like growing yucca, coffee, cacao, bananas and oranges. The people there live in basic houses built of natural materials.
Your volunteer work will consist of assisting the school teacher at the local school. The school is only for children of the Ashaninka community. It is a primary school with only one class which is attended by 11 students of different age (5-12 years).
In the afternoon the children will be happy if you help them with their homework.

Activities & Shift

actividades durante el dia o la tarde , de 3 a 4 horas de aseo, educacion ambiental , valores , deporte, lectura, computacion , ingles u otras actividades que desees compartir con los niños .


We ask for a additional monetary contribution to the Worldpacker reservation fee of $550 Soles per week. Health/Travel insurance required.

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