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  • Esperanza Mexico Fundación Esperanza de México AC

    Volunteer Group Planning Handbook Esperanza International

    2159 India Street, Suite 200 San Diego, CA 92101 www.esperanzaint.org Revised 09/01/2018

    http://www.esperanzaint.org/

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    Table of Contents

    Section One – Mission and Purpose .......................................................................................... 3

    The Esperanza Philosophy ........................................................................................................................................ 3

    Section Two – The Esperanza Experience ................................................................................. 4

    The Esperanza Service Project .................................................................................................................................. 4

    Esperanza House Building .......................................................................................................................................... 4

    Additional Opportunities .............................................................................................................................................. 5

    Border Tour............................................................................................................................................................. 5

    Orphanage Visit ...................................................................................................................................................... 5

    Health Center Visits ................................................................................................................................................ 5

    Casa del Migrante .................................................................................................................................................. 5

    Cultural Activities .................................................................................................................................................... 5

    Esperanza’s Staff and Long Term Volunteers ........................................................................................................ 5

    Donated Goods ...................................................................................................................................................... 5

    Section Three – Esperanza Community Development System ................................................ 6

    Esperanza International, Inc. (Who We Are) .............................................................................................................. 6 Fundación Esperanza de México AC (FEM)............................................................................................................... 6 Fondo de Ahorro para Vivienda (FAV) ........................................................................................................................ 7 A Brief Look at the Families’ Process ......................................................................................................................... 8 Profile of a Family ....................................................................................................................................................... 8 Profile of a Neighborhood ........................................................................................................................................... 8 Volunteer Group Participation ..................................................................................................................................... 9

    Section Four – Event Planning ................................................................................................. 10

    Event Planning Timeline - When to get things done ................................................................................................ 10

    Section Five – Posada Esperanza (Inn Esperanza) Housing & Facilities .............................. 11

    Authority/Supervision ................................................................................................................................................ 11

    Rooms ....................................................................................................................................................................... 11

    Posada Grounds ....................................................................................................................................................... 11

    The Bathrooms ......................................................................................................................................................... 11

    The Showers ............................................................................................................................................................. 11

    Trash ......................................................................................................................................................................... 11

    Quiet Hours ............................................................................................................................................................... 12

    Meal Planning and Preparation ................................................................................................................................. 12

    Drinking Water .......................................................................................................................................................... 12

    Section Six – The Esperanza Worksite .................................................................................... 13

    Supervision ............................................................................................................................................................... 13

    Working at the Site .................................................................................................................................................... 13

    Safety at the Worksite ............................................................................................................................................... 13

    Section Seven– Resources ....................................................................................................... 14

    International Medical Insurance ................................................................................................................................ 14

    Esperanza Minibus and San Diego Trolley ................................................................................................................ 14

    Mexico Auto Insurance ............................................................................................................................................. 15

    San Diego/Tijuana Area Vehicle Rental.................................................................................................................... 15

    Border Crossing Information ..................................................................................................................................... 16

    Travel Documents ..................................................................................................................................................... 16

    Spanish Words, Phrases and Questions .................................................................................................................. 17

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    Section Eight – Safety and Emergency Information ............................................................ 18

    Making a Call From Mexico to the U.S ................................................................................................................. 18

    U.S. Embassy in Tijuana ...................................................................................................................................... 18

    Esperanza Office .................................................................................................................................................. 18

    Vehicle Break-Downs ........................................................................................................................................... 18

    Vehicle Accident ................................................................................................................................................... 18

    Be Prepared ......................................................................................................................................................... 18

    First Aid Precautionary Measures ........................................................................................................................ 18

    Medical Emergencies Plan ................................................................................................................................... 19

    Visit Us.................................................................................................................................................................. 19

    Section Nine – Maps .................................................................................................................. 20

    Tijuana Region Map .................................................................................................................................................. 20

    Tijuana Downtown Maps .............................................................