Palawan Experience in Philippines

Aborlan (Palawan), Philippines

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15 people
7 days
Code: 282
Activity and Adventure, Agriculture, Community, Volunteering Abroad
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Many Palawanians support themselves by working in their traditional professions of the region which are mainly fishing and farming .

On this program, you will assist local villagers when they go out for fishing, repairing their fishing tools and making fish products like salted fish

You will also help the villagers in the fields with: the planting of rice and vegetables, cutting of rice and vegetables and other chores related to working in the fields.

The particular activities you end up carrying out will depend a lot on the weather and the season at that point in time.

The program is set in the main island of Palawan, where many fisherman villages exist. You will get the chance to get close to locals and learn about their culture and established traditions.

Please note this trip may require you to purchase a cultural experience week with it. Click Here to find the relevant cultural experience week based on the country where this trip operates in.

During 2017

This program starts every week.

During 2018

This program starts every week.

Aims & Objectives
  • Facilitate cultural exchange between the participants and local people of Palawan,
  • Assist the communities of Palawan in their daily practices
  • Give you hands on insight into local lifestyle of the Palawan community.
Schedule
Monday to Friday
  • Breakfast
  • Assist the local village community with fishing, repairing fishing tools, other chores related to fishing and working in the fields/plantations, etc
  • Lunch
  • Assist the local village community with fishing, repairing fishing tools, other chores related to fishing and working in the fields/plantations, etc
  • Dinner

This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                -

Maximum age:                -

Minimum English level:        Basic

CRB required:                No

Passport copy required:        No

Resume copy required:        No

Required qualification:        None

Additional Requirements

There are no further requirements for this program.

There are no further requirements for this program.

Additional Equipment

No specific equipment required for this program.

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country, pre-departure advice and project transport.

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