Cusco, Peru

Policy and Human Rights Organization

Spanish (Advanced)

This national organization began in 1977 with the goal of defending and promoting human rights in the Cusco region. Their mission is to defend men, women, and children who have suffered a violation of their fundamental human rights. Participants in this organization may work in areas such as Peruvian legal rights, mental health, and training individuals on the topics of human rights. Participants may also be asked to help create educational materials, translate documents, and assist with projects and workshops. * Participants interested in this organization should have very strong Spanish language skills and feel comfortable working with those who are underprivileged.