Layag: Voluntourism Initiative for the Arts

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Contact
Person: 
Mariel
Email: 
layagforthearts [at] gmail [dot] com

Layag, run by a small group of multimedia artists from Manila, is a voluntourism initiative set to promote the education of the arts to children in remote and rural areas of the Philippines.

Layag [lay'ag] is a tagalog word that means to sail. Get a chance to see the beauty of the Philippine seas while helping the local children discover their inner talent and creativity by teaching them basic skills in drawing, painting and photography.

Details
People: 
Volunteers ages 20 and above who has a basic knowledge in the arts - drawing, painting, sculpting and photography.
Type: 
We organize art workshops in children's homes and remote public schools around the Philippines
Money: 
The cost of a volunteering position ranges from PHP 2000 - PHP 5000 ($45-$115), depending on the number of the days of the workshop and the transportation expenses.

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