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local living ... #480518
12/21/13 10:22 AM
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I would like information on programs there in Central America whereby a person lives with a local family in exchange for work or cash. Its not a typical "rent" situation; but more like a foreign exchange student arrangement. Can anyone give me information on this type of program. I'm not really interested in the corporate programs. I am interested in living arrangements that help the local people and the local economy. Thanks in advance.


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Re: local living ... [Re: DogLady] #480524
12/21/13 12:18 PM
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I'm not aware of any programmes locally, but anyone participating in such a programme would have to have a work permit. The tourist visa does not allow for work of any sort, even volunteer work.


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Re: local living ... [Re: DogLady] #480526
12/21/13 12:45 PM
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In PG you can pay to live with a local Maya family.

Re: local living ... [Re: DogLady] #480527
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