Projects with rural communities in the Andean highlands

Company / Institution

NGO for the improvement of the living conditions of peasants and rural communities in the Andean highlands of Peru.

Function / Working area

Work with peasants and rural communities in the Andean highlands in the following areas:

– Maintenance and use of natural and productive ressources (e.g. water and pastures).
– Support to local production, agriculture and livestock farming
– Nutrition and health: Initiatives for nutrition security, hygienic living conditions, maintenance and use of public space. Health campaigns, construction of simple greenhouses for families.
– Strengthening of institutions: capacity building for multipliers of local development, support for woman organizations and local associations of peasants.

Comments

The internship is geared towards students of life sciences, agronomy, nutrition science, medicine, economy, social and political science and related subjects.