Land development and planning with local governments and NGOs

Support to cantonal governments with the update of land development and planning with a resilience approach

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

Support local governments of the coastal region, mainly those affected by the earthquake (apr, 2016) updating the land development and planning with a resilience approach while learning about the culture and economic activities



Skills required

  • Creativeness
  • Organization
  • Land development and planning
  • Resilience approach 

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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