Kaya Volunteering for Building Projects in Belize


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

BelizeSan Ignacio, Cayo NABZ

About

Build a Sustainable Home for Orphans

By volunteering in Belize get involved in a home building project to give back to orphaned communities in need of support, encouragement, respect and love. This is a self-sustainable community farm dedicated to the promotion of self reliance, harmonious living and above all, providing a safe, stable and healthy home for abused and orphaned children whom law dictates, must leave the orphan system at only16 years of age. Volunteer work in Belize for this orphanage development project is bringing a sense of community to the children abandoned by the legal system while immersing them in inspiring sustainability initiatives helping to preserve local resources enabling the community to be financially independent. Importantly, this farm aims to become a transition model to inspire other community building and sustainable farming initiatives throughout Belize.

Family Volunteering: Building and Organic Farming in Belize

Bring your family to Belize and join us on this farming and building project for disadvantaged teenagers. Building work can be some of the most rewarding volunteer work you can do as a family, because it leads to tangible results which children in particular like to see. Working in a team, learning about eco-friendly construction techniques and organic farming in the friendly environment of a community farm in Belize, will be fun for all the family.
In Belize, the law states that orphaned children must leave the system at only 16 years of age. This means that many children face life on the streets and are unprepared for the reality of supporting themselves. This initiative offers a half-way house, acting as a safe environment for children to have shelter and work on the farm, learning techniques that they can use to find employment when they move on. The farm is self-sustainable and dedicated to the promotion of self reliance, harmonious living and above all, providing a safe, stable and healthy home.

Christmas Volunteering Building a Home for Orphaned Teenagers in Belize

Spend December this year doing something different and spend Christmas volunteering building a home for orphaned teenagers in Belize. You will learn traditional and sustainable building methods and contribute to the futures of children and young female adults in Belize. You will use sustainable resources such as sandbag walls and reed composting.

The home is located on a self-sustainable community farm dedicated to the promotion of self reliance and harmonious living. Above all, you will help to provide a safe, stable and healthy home for abused and orphaned children. Children and young adults are referred to the project by the policy and Social Services Departments when it is deemed that they have nowhere else to go.
By focusing on this project at Christmas time the Project hopes to drive forward this initiative to completion and enable 10 young girls to move in. Once that phase is completed the project will be able to move on to the second phase of its development, which is a children’s home for abandoned and abused children. Help give the children and teenagers a safe home, and the promise of a brighter future in the New Year.



Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

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