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Women's empowerment volunteering in Laos

Pays d’action: Laos, Asie
Type d’activité: Missions humanitaires, en faveur de femmes, Enseignement
Luang Prabang, a beautiful UNESCO Heritage city, is a wonderful place to volunteer. Working with the staff and other passionate volunteers, work to improve education equality in Laos. Contribute to this valuable project by teaching English and practical skills to women, boosting their career opportunities and their self confidence.



Description du projet et du rôle des volontaires

About this project
Due to educational inequality, many disadvantaged women in Laos have limited access to education. This means that when they search for work, their options are restricted. As a result, women are often vulnerable to the sex trade and exploitation. By volunteering to teach English, you can help women to widen their career options and to grow in confidence.

What will I be doing?
As a volunteer, you will predominantly focus on team teaching women in Luang Prabang, who are at high risk of exploitation. You will team-teach, which means that you will always feel supported. There is a resources room, brimming with lesson plans and activities used by past volunteers. Once a week, you will also get to teach at a local community English centre - a real highlight. Every Friday, volunteer pass on teaching notes to help to maintain consistency across all lessons. You will also receive some training to help you make the most of your time in Laos.

Although you do not complete the full qualification, you will receive basic TEFL training during the project. This helps to develop your teaching skills, increasing the benefits of the volunteering for both you and the students.

More about the location
Living in a shared guest house in the centre of Luang Prabang, you will have access to all the amazing restaurants and sites that this stunning city has to offer. You will be cooked delicious, home-cooked food at the accommodation. There is plenty to do and see in the local area so you can really make the most of your weekends off.

Extra useful information

  • You will be with other international volunteers from around the world
  • There is 24/7 emergency support
  • Speak to someone who has done this project to get firsthand feedback
  • You will need travel insurance to be able to join this project - we can offer advice of what to look for in a travel insurance policy.

L’organisation de volontariat se présente

This organisation specialises in arranging hand-picked ethical volunteering projects in 18 countries around the world. Projects mainly focus on animal welfare, conservation, and sustainability, with strong focus also on humanitarian and social care programmes. Their passionate and experienced team of travellers have been sending volunteers around the world since 2006.

We are able to accept bookings for all projects currently, however the situation is still evolving regarding whether participants can travel. As soon as travel restrictions are lifted and the safety of travel has been scrutinised, volunteers will be able to travel once more. This will vary on a country to country basis.

We are offering free trip changes, free date changes and also free unspecified date changes. This gives travellers maximum flexibility, whilst also giving them something to look forward to once this is over.

If participants cannot travel, their money is financially protected by ATOL or IPP. The money paid can be used towards any of our other trips within 18 months.
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Fiche technique de la mission

Pays d’action :
Laos, Asie
Type d'activité :
Missions humanitaires,en faveur de femmes,Enseignement
Durée de la mission :
Minimum: 4 semaines / 1 Mois
Maximum: 3 mois
Frais de participation à la mission :
(contacter l’organisation pour une liste de prix complète)
4 semaines/1 mois : 2232 €
8 semaines/2 mois : 3154 €
3 mois : 4141 €
Pourquoi payer pour faire du volontariat ?

* Toutes les indications de prix sont fournies par l’organisation de volontariat sans garantie. Si l’organisation ne facture pas en Euros, les prix réels peuvent varier en fonction du cours de change.
Disponibilité de la mission :
This project runs throughout the year.
Age minimum :
18 ans
Age maximum :
pas d'âge maximum
Placement individuelle ou en groupe ?
Individuelle / Groupe
Maîtrise de langues :
English
Qualifications particulières :
Pas nécessaire
Hébergement & repas :
The accommodation is in a shared guest house, with private room upgrades available.

Obtenir plus d’informations gratuitement

  • Recevez immédiatement un e-mail avec le site web et le n° de téléphone de l’organisation de volontariat
  • Recevez gratuitement notre guide avec une check-list à imprimer
  • Un guide de conversation en cadeau, si vous vous inscrivez plus tard
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