Breaking barriers through education for street working children

Join our program and be part of the positive change in the lives of street working children. Your academic support, dedication, and commitment will make a difference in their education and provide hope for a better future.


Name: Street Children


Area: Social / Educational


Whom we help: Children and youth in situations of poverty, living and/or working on the streets of the city of Huancayo. They face poverty or labor exploitation, living and working on the streets, selling goods or begging.


Objectives: The Street Children Program works with the aim of restoring the rights of children and adolescents living and working on the streets, achieving their social reintegration and comprehensive development to prevent further exposure to risks.


  • Our main objective is to provide comprehensive support to children and youth in situations of vulnerability and social risk, giving them educational, emotional, and recreational tools for their development.


The project is a volunteer initiative carried out in the marginal urban area of the city of Huancayo in Peru. It works with children and youth who, due to poverty or labor exploitation, live and work on the streets, selling goods or begging. The project aims for the comprehensive development of this population through different activities, playful, recreational, and cognitive.


In addition to providing specialized attention with committed and passionate volunteers for the well-being of others. These volunteers play fundamental roles as teachers, guides, and monitors, offering their time and knowledge to empower children and adolescents.

Activities the volunteer will undertake:

  • Sports and recreational activities: The volunteer will organize and lead sports sessions and recreational games, encouraging the participation of children and youth. This will contribute to promoting physical activity, teamwork, and the development of social skills.
  • Language teacher: The volunteer will teach different languages such as English, French, Portuguese, Korean, among others. Through interactive and practical lessons, participants will improve their language skills, opening doors to new educational and employment opportunities in the future.
  • Mathematics and science teacher: The volunteer will provide mathematics and science classes adapted to the participants’ level. These lessons will help strengthen the academic skills of children and youth, providing them with a solid foundation for their educational development.
  • Artistic activities teacher: The volunteer will conduct workshops and artistic activities, such as painting, music, dance, and theater. These activities will foster creativity, personal expression, and the discovery of artistic talents among the participants.
  • Additionally, the volunteer will also play a role in emotional support, providing active listening, motivation, and guidance to the children. A safe and welcoming environment will be encouraged, where participants can share their experiences and emotions confidentially.