Service – Learning in Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, Chile

Service – Learning in Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, Chile

ISA Today

By Megan Kane, ISA Outreach Manager, Internships and Service-Learning

Known for their seafaring traditions and colorful hilltop neighborhoods, the sister cities of Valparaíso and Viña del Mar provide unique opportunities to dive deeper into Chilean culture and volunteer with local organizations.

Education and Literacy

Founded in 1946, Instituto Chileno Norteamericano de Cultura de Valparaíso is a non-profit company that promotes the understanding, knowledge and exchange between the cultures of Chile and the United States. For an insider prospective, check out Emily’s experience as a teaching assistant.

Disabilities and Special Needs

Centro Bellavista is a special education center for children between the ages of 3 and 12-years-old. In addition to the primary education classes that are conducted, the center also provides a multi-sensory stimulation classroom where students work with therapists on a weekly basis. Curious to learn more? Click here to read Ginny’s experience.

Microfinance and Local Economic Development  

Acción Emprendedora is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the comprehensive training of entrepreneurs in areas of high social impact…

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