Homework / Educational Support Yachay Coordinator for Women Empowerment Activities Arequipa, Peru Intiwawa
You will be responsible for managing and developing all activities related to our women's empowerment project Madres Luchadoras.
Volunteer Coordinator at NGO Arequipa, Peru Intiwawa
You will be responsible for all project volunteers in Arequipa. You will be the main point of contact for orientation, support and coordination of all volunteers.
Coordinator of Yachay (Homework Support for Kids) Arequipa, Peru Intiwawa
In this position, you will accompany, support, and coordinate all activities with our education volunteers. The aim is to strengthen the skills of Intiwawa's students.
Homework / Educational Support Yachay Arequipa, Peru Intiwawa
As a volunteer you help in our main project called Yachay which is homework support and reinforcement classes for the kids.
Fundraising and Sponsorships Coordinator Arequipa, Peru Intiwawa
You will be responsible for identifying and carrying out all fundraising events & campaigns, both locally and digitally, as well as communication with our donors.
Marketing and Communications Coordinator Arequipa, Peru Intiwawa
You will be responsible for the authentic representation of Intiwawa for the public in various media channels & create marketing materials for Intiwawa and its projects.
Leader of Madres Luchadoras (Women Empowerment) Arequipa, Peru Intiwawa
You will be responsible for the direct community work of Intiwawa on the field. Madres Luchadores is an empowerment knitting project for the mothers.

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Project Details

Intiwawa is fighting poverty in the slums of Arequipa providing different projects for the kids and their parents.

Simply. Helping. Intiwawa is fighting poverty in Peru.

Intiwawa is a dynamic and young organization with the goal of fighting poverty in the southern slums of Arequipa, the second largest city in Peru. Founded as a German-Peruvian organization in 2007, we now consist of an international team volunteering in Peru and in Germany. Our goal is the integral development of the children and a sustainable improvement of their living standards. To achieve this goal and fight the symptoms of poverty, Intiwawa carries out projects in several areas:

  • Education: Homework support, English classes, tutoring in maths and lecture

  • Health: Dentist project, promotion of healthy nutrition and personal hygiene

  • Strengthening sociocultural values: Cultural and artistic workshops

  • Empowerment of parents: Parent’s School, knitting project for the mothers

Why Intiwawa:

  • No costs! Volunteering with Intiwawa is for free!

  • 100% rule: All donations go directly into the project, we all work together for only one reason: To improve the lives of the children! 

  • International motivated team: At Intiwawa, international and Peruvian volunteers work together hand in hand!

  • Professional experiences: Specialize yourself in an area of your choice and make valuable experiences for your career! 

  • Creativity and responsibility: You have an idea for a project or an event? At Intiwawa anyone can assume responsibilities and show initiative! 

  • Flexibility: Work with us when you want and in the area you want (minimum 3 months)! 

  • Life in Peru: Make unforgettable memories in Arequipa, your future second home! 

Benefits for you:

Working with Intiwawa is unpaid, but brings other advantages: 

  • Interesting insights in the work of an NGO

  • Certificate according to your specialization in Project Management, Event Organizing, Marketing, Finance, Social work, Psychology or Education 

  • Perfectionized Spanish skills 

  • International contacts in the Intiwawa Community

  • And of course, the biggest reward: The happy faces of our children!

Required documents for an application is a letter of motivation, CV and a criminal record certificate.

The main focus of the project is on
Foundation Year
Contact Person
Lara -
Spoken Languages

Social Impact

Intiwawa's projects contribute to the integral development of our kids and their families. 

To get more information about our impact, just watch the Intiwawa impact video below.

Pursued Sustainable Development Goals

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