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Heart-Links

Heart-Links

Purpose

To develop a partnership between Peru and Canada through a sharing of friendship, skills, resources and connections.

To bring together the richness and diversity of both cultures through cross-cultural trips.

To generate the means of self-help projects, support and creativity through the mutuality of friendship links, connecting with communities and groups in Peru and Canada.

Nature of Work

To develop Heart-Links as an NGO (Non Government Organization) with volunteers at all levels.

To develop a small management team in Peru as well as in Canada to assist in setting up programmes, using skills to share experiences of: Income Generation, Health Skills and Promotion, Promotion of Culture, and New Initiatives (e.g. establishing Co-ops, etc.) Educational skills, Crafts, etc.

To raise awareness of the Peruvian reality through talks, concerts, presentations and the sale of art work. To prepare and accompany persons wishing to go to Peru as part of an awareness and work experience.

Placement

Peru, South America.

Time Frame

Beginning date: July.

Length of commitment: three weeks.

Remuneration

No

Requirements

AWARENESS TRIPS:

Contact Info

President
Heart-Links
Westminster College, 361 Windermere Road
London, ON
Canada  N6G 2K3
PH:(519) 858-4773
FAX:(519) 472-1190
info@heart-links.org
www.heart-links.org

Last updated: 2005-10-16

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