volunteer in palawan, philippines
Come to the beautiful Philippines island of Palawan and make a difference through a range of valuable community projects, from teaching to building to environmental conservation.
Help the local children of Palawan improving their English language skills at a local school. This program will provide you with an insight into the Philippine educational system and specifically that of Palawan. You will be teaching English to children within all age groups at either a primary school, secondary school or high school in a fun and practical way and give something back to this beautiful island community!
For medical students or professionals only, this program has you assisting in the healthcare of villagers in one of the most rural areas of Palawan. You will be working in a small hospital or local healthcare centre, working alongside a local doctor or nurse. Additionally, you may be part of a healthcare awareness campaign for children at local schools.
Assist local staff in the day-to-day operations of a childcare facility. Not only will this give you an insight into authentic Filipino life, but you will also get engaged into the day-to-day operations of the kindergarten. The kindergarten is located in the Tigman area of Palawan and the children who attend are between the ages of 3 and 5. Your main purpose will be to communicate with the children using English and teaching them the language in a fun way. Besides teaching, you will also support the local staff with the caretaking of the children. This task can range in activities, from organising classes, playing games and guiding activities to feeding, cutting nails, combing hair and general care.
building for communites
With this project, we assist communities with their housing and help renovate, upgrade and construct communal places and institutions such as schools, healthcare centres, hospitals, community centres, etc. The main construction and renovation activities will consist of painting, building walls, renovating furniture, gardening and so on. Construction experience is not required, anybody can join and give a helping hand
This project focusses on the rehabilitation of Palawan’s mangroves, a vital habitat for its marine life. This unique ecosystem area serves as a coastal barrier, slowing storm surge, and reducing beach erosion. Other eco-efforts include planting mahogany and moringa tree seeds for the local village.
fishing & agriculture
A unique opportunity to work alongside the local villagers of Palawan in their traditional professions of fishing and agriculture. You will assist the local villagers by joining them in their fishing practices and by working alongside them in the fields and plantations, giving you an extraordinary insight into the culture and livelihood of the local people. You will assist local villagers when they go out fishing, repairing their tools and making fish products. You will also help the villagers in the fields with: the planting of rice and vegetables, cutting/harvesting and other related chores.
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