Alto Trujillo is a community outside of the city with a high number of teenage unplanned pregnancies, low-self esteem among teenage girls, an increase of bullying, family violence, substance abuse, and teenage girls are not pursuing a higher education because of the normative belief that their sole role as a woman is reproduction. IChange Peru hopes to help girls build a sense of self and develop confidence by offering them opportunities to learn about themselves, be heard and explore themselves in a safe environment. Volunteers will be facilitating girl empowerment workshops working closely with the teen girls from the ages 12-16 years old.The activities and information are based on sexual education, self-love, self-esteem, healthy relationships, communication skills, violence, substance abuse, internet safety, goal setting and leadership development.
• Beginner to fluent level of Spanish.
• Energetic and passionate individuals.