• Volunteering Project: Transforming Lives, Planting Smiles. 

  • Welcome to “La Florida”: A Corner of Hope in the Lush Peruvian Jungle.

La florida

“La Florida¨ a magical corner in the heart of the central jungle of Peru, is a destination that captivates the senses and awakens a passion for adventure in every corner.

This small town is immersed in a natural paradise of unparalleled beauty, where the lush jungle stretches as far as the eye can see. For volunteers from around the world, La Florida is an irresistible call to explore, learn, and serve.”


“Expand Peru” invites you to be part of a unique experience in the heart of the Peruvian jungle. In the village of “La Florida,” we are excited to offer you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and women, contributing to the overall growth and development of this community.

  • Location: La Florida / Village in the Jungle of Peru – La Merced Province – Junín Region.
  • Beneficiary Population: Children and Empowered Women.
  • Transformative Education for Children: Our social and educational project focuses on non-formal education for local children. We dive into teaching various subjects, providing support with their school tasks, and nurturing curious minds through artistic, recreational, and sports activities. The magic of learning merges with nature as we actively participate in the creation and care of community orchards, promoting environmental awareness and love for the land.
  • Featured Activities: Playful and participatory educational classes. Interactive games for social and cognitive development. Community orchards: Let’s teach the love for nature and sustainability together!
  • Empowered Women, Strengthened Community: We not only focus on the younger generation but also work closely with women in the community. Our efforts are aimed at developing economic activities that not only foster financial independence but also empower women. Workshops range from traditional skills such as embroidery and sewing to productive activities like baking, creating opportunities for personal and community growth.
  • Featured Activities: Embroidery and sewing: Transform fabrics into works of art. Community bakery: Kneading equality while baking delicious traditions.

"Areas of Work"

“La Florida”: A Village of Opportunities and Solidarity. In the heart of “La Florida,” you will find not only a volunteering project but a community eager to grow and thrive. Here, every volunteer becomes an agent of change, contributing to the building of a brighter future for the inhabitants of this special corner of the jungle. The connection with nature, the authenticity of cultural experiences, and the solidarity between volunteers and the local community make this experience unforgettable.

Why join us?
  • Lasting Impact: Contribute to real and sustainable change in the lives of the children and women in this picturesque village.
  • Immersive Cultural Experience: Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the Peruvian jungle while working hand in hand with the local community.
  • Personal Growth: Develop leadership, teaching, and teamwork skills in a challenging and rewarding environment.
  • Meaningful Connections: Form lasting friendships with residents and fellow volunteers from around the world.

“How Can You Participate? Join us in making a significant change in the Peruvian jungle. Join us in “La Florida” and discover how your volunteering can transform lives and sow hope in this magical corner of the lush Peruvian jungle. We look forward to your participation in this unforgettable adventure!

  • We are looking for passionate and committed volunteers to join our team! Whether you have educational, creative skills, or simply a compassionate heart, you are the person we are looking for!


“Expand Peru”: Much More than Volunteering. We are more than a volunteering organization; we are a family committed to well-being and progress. “Expand Peru” offers volunteers a unique opportunity for personal and professional growth, where teaching, leadership, and teamwork skills combine with empathy and cultural understanding.

If you are ready to immerse yourself in this transformative adventure, we are here to answer all your questions and assist you in the process of joining us.

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  • We hope to see you soon in the Peruvian jungle, where every smile counts!”

Expand Peru provides you with:


We provide full meals. Local gastronomy becomes an integral part of the experience, offering volunteers a delicious immersion into the culinary culture of the region.


Our volunteers are accommodated in comfortable and secure facilities in ‘La Florida.’ We value the privacy and well-being of our volunteers, ensuring an environment conducive to relaxation and rest.


From the moment the volunteer joins our project, they become part of our family. We provide ongoing guidance to ease adaptation and offer essential information about the project


From the moment the volunteer joins our project, they become part of our family. We provide ongoing guidance to ease adaptation and offer essential information about the project.

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