This trip will give the opportunity to know the Mexican reality through its daily life in the Paraguay community. You will share the recreational activities organized by the nuns for the children of the school “Dolores G. De Parada” and have a friendly relationship with the families of the village.
Logistics: You will lodge in the community of the nuns in a basic but hospitable rooms.
Period: between 1 and 15 May (departures could also be at the end of April)
Group: up to a maximum of 5 people
Program :13-15 days
Please find below the “standard” program and please note that even if it is often changed according to the period of stay and to the characteristics of the group, it never compromises the main purpose and spirit of the ‘mission’.
Day 1: Arrival in Mexico City and transfer to the community structure of the Passionate Sisters for the night.
Day 2: Morning, sightseeing in Mexico City; afternoon: transfer to Paraguay and accommodation at the house of the missionaries.
From day 3 to 10
Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 14. Participation in school activities with the children; helping in the renovation and painting of school environment and documenting the activities through photographs and filming videos: monitoring the progress of the project (interviews with psychologist, upgrading of the children’s medical charts, photos to be taken to be given to the supporters); Sunday you are expected to attend the Mass in the main church of Paraguay, which is the heart of the community.
Visit to the families of some neighboring ranches (San Felipe, Canoas, the Cueva de Puruagua, the Cueva de San Isidro, San Lorenzo) and entertainment activities with the children; excursions in the nearby towns as Jerecuaro, Tarandacuao, Acámbaro; excursions to discover the beauty of Paraguay such as Pateje and Puruaguita; visit to the workshops of artisans and artists of the territory.
Day 11 – Departure and transfer to Mexico City with a stop and visit to Teotihuacán (a pre-Columbian archaeological site with the pyramids of the Sun and the Moon) and visit to ” La Ciudadela ”, where you can admire and buy the colorful and varied crafts coming from all over Mexico.
Day 12 – Visit to Mexico City and visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Day 13 – farewells and departure from Mexico City. You will be in company of a guide (tutor) of Seeds of Peace from the time of your departure from Rome Fiumicino to you return to Italy.
Fee (per person excluding flights): 30 €
Price includes: training before departure, information kit + T- shirt Seeds Of Peace, accommodation with breakfast, lunch, dinner (when we are staying at the community), transportation to / from the airport in Mexico City, transportation for meetings organized by the community and excursions.
Not included: flight to / from Mexico City, beverages, medical insurance, visa, vaccination, entrance to museums and other attractions, all that is not contemplated in ” the price includes”. For more information call 328/3912334 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org