Sustainable urban development and habitat quality
- INTERNSHIP CODE: DUD
- City: Lima
- Work Areas: Development Cooperation Architecture & Engineering Politics / Human Rights / Indigenous Societies
Company / Institution
NGO for sustainable urban development and habitat quality. Cooperation with local communities and local administration.
Function / Working area
The NGO works in a multiplicity of urban development projects, amongst others:
1) Development of local economy – capacity building for local small business owners and development of action plans in collaboration with local municipalities
2) Strengthening of the local administration – supporting a democratic, participative and solidary citizenship
3) Improvement of districts and housing – better quality of life, giving security, dignity and better services and infrastructure
4) Monitoring of the urban development – special area created to give information for the analysis of urban dynamics and the city’s administration
5) Support of women and families
6) Ecology and sustainability in urban spaces
The internship is geared towards students of economy, social science and culture studies, as well as to students of careers like architecture and urbanism. Students of marketing and communicacion are also needed.
Knowledge of Spanish is necessary for this internship. Minimum stay three months.