This project is organized by the “Fundación Universitaria Monserrate” (Monserrate University Foundation in English), and the objective is to promote entrepreneurship with the support from volunteers trained in the area and with the ability to lead and provide creative and innovative alternatives for future entrepreneurs from Colombia. Through training days, experiential workshops that allow the community (students, teachers, graduates, external community) know about the entrepreneurial experiences of the volunteer and so boost entrepreneurship.
The volunteer will take part in practical workshops that will address the following learning topics: leadership, entrepreneurship, management skills or directives, sources of financing or international cooperation for entrepreneurship, formulation of social innovation projects.
SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS
By participating in this project, you will acquire the global skills of Adaptability, Global Awareness, Strategic Thinking and Collaborative Planning, after the participation in the project volunteers will receive an official letter certifying these skills.
The volunteer will stay at parishes, that will have all the facilities at their disposal namely, private bathroom, hot water, and internet. Food will be provided.
Bogota D.C is the capital and the largest city in Colombia. It is a point of convergence of people from all over the country, so it is diverse and multicultural, and it combines the old and the modern. Thanks to this fusion between past and present, in the capital you will find an ideal destination with history, fun, gastronomy, culture, business and much more.
WHERE TO ARRIVE
CLOSEST BUS STATION: “Terminal Transmilenio” known as “Av Chile” or the terminal “Centro Obrero”.
CLOSEST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Airport “El Dorado”
This workcamp is for volunteers that want to share their knowledge and experience on leadership and entrepreneurship.
CAMP LANGUAGE: English, and volunteers will be required to have a conversational level of Spanish.
VEGETERIAN FOOD AVAILABLE: Yes
OPEN FOR FAMILIES: No
OPEN FOR DISABLED VOLUNTEERS: No
Bogota, being a city for everyone, has multiple plans and activities that make it ideal for tourism. One of them is to discover its past and its importance. To do this, you can go to the center, where you will find the Plaza de Bolívar, the Primada Cathedral, and the “Casa de Nariño”. There is also a huge variety of museums that contains a great history of pre-Hispanic culture. The diverse gastronomy and places to visit in the city make it one of the most recognized tourist destinations in Latin America.
To learn more about Bogota, you can check the link below:
There is no participation fee for this project.