Volunteer in the Philippines

Support the eco-tourism development in Cebu
Aloguinsan, Cebu       June 13 - June 24, 2018

Volunteer project: The Municipality of Aloguinsan is situated about 73 kilometers southwest of Cebu City. Aloguinsan is a world renowned tourist destination, being one of the 2016 Top Sustainable Destinations in the world. Its top drawer is the Bojo River, where local guides tell you about the unique surrounding mangroves as you drift down the waterway. Bojo, Aloguinsan, Cebu is a fishing village on the midwest part of Cebu, on the shores of the Tanon Strait, the biggest marine protected area in the Philippines. The Bojo River is managed by the local community which runs the Bojo River Cruise and was awarded the 2015 UN Tourism INsPIRE Awards for Best Community-based Tourism Initiative in Asia-Pacific.

Volunteer activities:
- Clean up drive on the spillway to the river and coastal area.
- Mangrove planting for mangrove rehabilitation.
- Organize basic English Training for the local guides of Bojo River.
- Exchange of culture through music, sports/games, food, language, etc.

Language: English

Leisure time: Many cultural heritage sites, unique eco-tourism adventures with rich nature, river cruise, marine sanctuaries, aqua sports etc.

Accommodation: The volunteers will be accommodated at a local community facility. Sleeping bag is necessary. Filipino food will be served.

Location: Aloguinsan, Cebu is a 4th municipal income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 32,100. By road it is 59 km (37 mi) southwest of Cebu City. Aloguinsan public market is held at the top of the beach. Aloguinsan comprises 15 barangays.

Terminal: Cebu City

Nearest airport: Mactan Cebu International Airport, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu

Age range: 18 and over

Extra fee: 250 Euro
The extra fee is intended to support the local host of the project who does not have sufficient funds. It is due upon arrival.

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Health awareness program
Alegria, Cebu       July 12 - July 22, 2018

Volunteer project: In this project, we cooperate with an educational organization in Alegria. They are committed to transform learners into service-oriented citizens who are globally competitive. The organization is 60 years old and has been offering different outreach program for the locals like Education, Health, Livelihood and Community. They have built 3 health centers in the upland barangays of Alegria which aim to deliver primary care to the marginalized communities. Over the years the organization has developed different programs to help the poorest of the poor such as organic farming and livelihood programs.

Volunteer activities:
- Organization of community outreach program
- Medical mission to the upland communities
- Experience rich historical and cultural exchange with students
- Exchange of cultures through music, sports/games, food, language, etc.

Language: English

Leisure time: Various eco-tourism adventures, rich heritage sites, marine sports with crystal blue clear sea waters, etc.

Accommodation: The international participants will be accommodated at a dormitory facility. Personal sleeping bag is needed.

Location: Alegria is a 4th municipal income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. Alegria has an estimate population of 20,000.

Terminal: Cebu City

Nearest airport: Mactan Cebu International Airport, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu

Age range: 18 and over

Extra fee: 250 Euro
The extra fee is intended to support the local host of the project who does not have sufficient funds. It is due upon arrival.

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Organizing a youth camp in Argao
Argao, Cebu       August 20 - August 31, 2018

Volunteer project: In this project, we partner with the local government of Argao and youth associations who aim to promote the heritage of their town and showcase the rich culture of its people. The volunteers will develop better understanding of the local culture through active interaction with the local youth that is centered on participation, inclusion, culture and nature preservation.

The international volunteers will participate in the following activities:
- Organization and participation in youth camp activities.
- Undertaking environmental related activities like coastal clean-up and advocacy in specific communities.
- Interacting with local children and youth through art, sports and team building activities
- Exchange of culture through music, games, food, language, etc.

Language: English

Leisure time: Like any coastal town of Cebu, Argao is known for its scenic natural white sandy beaches, nature parks and is famously called “The Heritage Town” of Cebu due to its well preserved heritage sites and the rich culture of the happy and hospitable local people. During leisure time, volunteers can choose to experience various eco-tourism adventure activities around the town of Argao and climb mountains or explore its rivers, waterfalls and caves or head to nearby towns that are famous for whale shark watching. Rich heritage sites like churches and museums, nature parks and the world famous crystal clear sea waters are among the many other places that volunteers can visit, experience and explore.

Accommodation: The international participants will be accommodated at a local dormitory facility. You may bring a sleeping bag. Filipino food will be served.

Location: The municipality of Argao is located in the southeast of the province of Cebu which is 68 kilometers (42 mi) from Cebu City. Argao is exactly mid-way between Cebu City and the southern tip of Cebu island Santander. It has a population of around 70,000 people.

Terminal: Cebu City

Nearest airport: Mactan Cebu International Airport, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu

Age range: 18 and over

Extra fee: 250 Euro
The extra fee is intended to support the local host of the project who does not have sufficient funds. It is due upon arrival.

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Organic farming and renovating a university campus
Bonbon, Cebu       September 19 - September 30, 2018
Bonbon, Cebu       October 3 - October 14, 2018

Volunteer project: Cebu Technological University is an educational institution located in Cebu City, Philippines. It is considered a center of excellence for technology education as it is ISO 9001:2008 certified by the Anglo–Japanese–American registrars. CTU opened satellite universities in a bid to bring college closer to residents in the nearby community. One of its satellite university is in the mountainous area of Cebu City, Brgy. Bonbon. This project aims to give opportunity to the students to have international interaction with the volunteers and to share as well the practice of the university in Agriculture. Since the university just recently opened, poor facility in the campus is expected and the international volunteers might help in beautifying and renovation of campus.

The international volunteers will participate in the following activities:
- Participate in organic farming and other agriculture related activities.
- Assist in the beautification and renovation of the campus.
- Exchange of culture through music, sports/games, food, language, etc.

Language: English

Leisure time: Volunteers may enjoy the natural resources of the neighboring towns. Public beaches and adventure places in nearby town of Consolacion is easily accessible. Volunteers may also have a historical tour in Cebu city.

Accommodation: The international participants will be accommodated at a local community facility. Sleeping bag is necessary. Filipino food will be served.

Location: 30 minutes drive to Cebu City downtown area. You'll enjoy fresh air, green sights, big rocky mountainous landscapes.

Terminal: Ayala Center Terminal

Nearest airport: Mactan Cebu International Airport, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu

Age range: 18 and over

Extra fee: 250 Euro
The extra fee is intended to support the local host of the project who does not have sufficient funds. It is due upon arrival.

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