One Of Our Volunteers Trip

Agenda

Day 1

  • Arrival day – For those that arrive Saturday, we will go visit some communities close to Riohacha.
  • For those arriving Sunday, We will meet from 6:00pm to 8:00pm to socialize safety tips, team integration and get settlled @ Casa NuevaLife.
  • Buy food or ítems necessary for the stay

Day 2

  • Visit Rancheria Werrutka: We will interct with the community, and will start activities according to each team´s projects.

Day 3

  • Activities in schools. Integration with children and activities to buil values and care for the environment.

Visit Schools: Kamuchasain and Cucurumana

Day 4

  • Activities in schools. Integration, with children and activities to build values care for the environment.
  • Close activities.

Visit Schools: Kamuchasain and Cucurumana

Day 5

  • Doggy and cat Day Fundacion Riocanes: Foundation support, dog care, cleaning, etc.
  • Villa Fatima activities with kids – Reading an acting activities.

Day 6

Return day

Project Groups

Children:

Develop different activities with children from different ages from 4 years old to 15 years old.

Dogs and Cats:

Spay , neuter and deworm -Animal awareness activities for communities to promote the best treatment

Agriculture:

 Support the community since they lack agricultural skills and know how. Our  task as a volunteer is to teach agricultural practices and help communities become self-sufficient.

Recycling:

Develop different activities with the community to teach them how to reutilize the waste and all the material they do not use anymore.

Before the Trip make sure:

  • Total Trip Donation needs to be cancel at least 30 days in advance. We will not hold spots as we will have limited room for only 25 Volunteers.  Needs to be deposited, transferred to NuevaLife.org
  • Your Passport is up to date (valid for next 6 months)
  • Validate if your country needs Visa to visit COLOMBIA https://www.cancilleria.gov.co/tramites_servicios/visa/requisitos
  • Request Medical Insurance.
  • Sing and Send  the “Release and Waiver of Liability”
  • Let us know if you suffer any type of allergy or health affection before traveling.
  • Check luggage policy from your airline before traveling. NuevaLife wont pay for extra luggage.

Lodging

  • Accommodations:
  • Bed
  • Electricity
  • Running water will be available (Wifi, towels and Laundry can be available additionally)

Transportation

  • Truck where we can fit 8 volunteers at all time will be available
  • Driver to transport volunteers from airport to lodge and communities

Meals and Beverages

  • 3 meals will be provided to all registered volunteers (breakfast and dinner at casa NuevaLife, and lunch at community).
  • Menu can be arranged in advance to make sure volunteer preferences are taken into consideration.
  • Note: Most of the diet during those days will be vegetarian.

Important things to take with you!

  • Tennis Shoes – Boots (Timberland recommended)
  • Pocket flashlight
  • Fanny Pack- (Highly recommended instead of regular bag)
  • Cap
  • Sunscreen 30+ USPF
  • Pillow (optional)
  • Blanket (optional)
  • Bath towel.
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Diarrhea medicine –Dizziness / headache (suggested)
  • Cool Pants
  • Water Bottle
  • Moist Wipes
  • Repellent.
  • No jewelry, no heels, no luxury items (if you bring them it will be under your responsibility)

HOW TO GET TO CASA NUEVALIFE:
Riohacha can be accessed by land via Santa Marta or by air using Avianca or Viva Air (RCH airport code)
If arriving by air, most likely you will need to make a stop in Bogota.
Once you arrive to the airport take a taxi to Calle 20 # 13 – 26. Riohacha.
Let the adventure begin!

COST:
The cost will include
– Lodging
– Local transportation to the communities
– Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (local food). Please advise for special dietary needs.
* Tickets to Riohacha are covered by the volunteer

sign up

To signup, fill out the form and then select the amount of nights you are going for