Develop building manuals at an NGO focused on community development

Work with an NGO focused on community development and right to housing, with equity, sustainability and citizen responsibility approaches.

The project


Organization that develops and implements comprehensive processes for the promotion of the right to habitat and housing, with equity, sustainability, and citizen responsibility approaches.

Its work focuses on the generation of development processes and spaces for
dialogue and learning for the promotion of the right to habitat, through
responsible volunteering, valuing community work and articulating
social actors.

Working areas:

  • Habitat social production area

Improvement and construction of housing, implementation of sanitation systems, design and participatory construction of community infrastructure

  • Natural resources management

Restoration and conservation of biodiversity and ecosystems, development of agroecological alternatives aimed at strengthening the food safety

  • Stakeholder articulation and right promotion

Strengthening of local organizations, impact on public policies, awareness, and training with a focus on rights



8 weeks 

Summer 2020

(ask for more dates)


$1250 USD


Spanish level-

Basic user A1


Role of the participant

Develop building manuals of dry sanitation systems and bamboo cane constructions, learn about housing rights and situation in Ecuador



Skills required

  • Creativeness
  • Organization
  • Architecture
  • Dry sanitation systems or
  • Bamboo cane constructions

What’s Included?





15 to 30 weekly hours


Local certificate of have successfully completed the internship


Cultural curriculum

includes cultural activities every week and a local buddy system.


Virtual platform

to be used for the internship tasks and cultural activities

Not Included


Spanish classes online

1 hour per day Mon-Friday (50 USD)

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