information about Guatemala
The country nevertheless remains a marvel, mainly thanks to the Mayans. Their costumes, different in each village, each market are a festival of colors. They create a craft of great beauty and it is they who cultivate each parcel of this country, they are overfished in the large fincas large landowners or they try to nurture the small milpa (corn field), they have managed to maintain altitude. The fabulous ruins of their ancestors, as well as at Tikal Coban reflect the antiquity of the cultural wealth of this nation.
Official title of the country: Republic of Guatemala
Capital: Guatemala City
Area: 109,000 sq km
Population: 13.3 million
Ethnicity: 56% of Ladino (mixed Indigenous-Spanish), 44% Native American
Languages: Spanish, 22 Maya dialects and Garifuna.
Religions: Catholic, several cults
OUR PROJECT IN GUATEMALA
HorizonCosmopolite, in collaboration with its Guatemalan partner, offers you the opportunity to volunteer in a primary school located near the town of Antigua. Depending on your objectives and skills, you will be able to help teachers in the classrooms,facilitate workshops, job shadow, teach some academic subjects in Spanish, teach English, etc. You will live with a local host family where you will have the chance to fully integrate yourself in the daily life of this community. A total immersion experience awaits you!
Language Requirements: Intermediate level of Spanish
|Length of stay||Registration fee d’inscription||Participation fee|
|Teaching||1 month and more||$700 CAD + tax||$170 USD per week (Exchange rate)|
|Our service includes: detailed and personalized support, plane ticket reservation, visa advice, information about vaccines, a pre-departure orientation day, a participant guide to help with the preparation of your trip, and a confirmation from our partner abroad. The placement is guaranteed or you will be one hundred percent reimbursed.|
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