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Experience, learn and create an impact in the island of Marinduque, an island province at the geographical centre of the country. Marinduque is associated with rich agriculture and environment and is the tourist magnet of the island. but there is more than that as it is a treasure trove of surprising and awesome finds.

During the 14 day programme, you will be involved in activities that focus on saving the environment, supporting diversity, creating a unified community and promoting global perspectives.

You will attend a multicultural and global citizenship seminar, train to become focused on sustainable activities such as coastal resource management and organic farming, and celebrate the grandest thanksgiving festival in honor of the Patron Saint of Farmers.

You will also get to experience the island’s white sand beaches, well preserved diving sites, enchanting caves, rejuvenating hot springs and tranquil islets while participating in other activities such as snorkeling, windsurfing and diving.

What's included in your experience

  • Airfare
  • Airport Pick-up
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Medical Insurance
  • 24/7 Emergency Support
  • Field Trips
  • Cultural Tours
  • Assistance with Application Process
  • Visa Application Assistance
  • Access to Alumni Network
  • Continuous Support
  • Worldwide Presence
  • 70 Years Experience

What you are responsible for

  • Vaccinations
  • Visa and Passport Fees

Let AFS guide your intercultural adventure

Kick-start your future with AFS and discover who you really are, make new lifetime friendships and immerse yourself in a fascinating intercultural experience.

This programme begins at your home country with a pre-departure orientation and continues with orientations, other supported learning activities and facilitated conversations which will help you maximize your experience, cope with the challenges of navigating a new culture and community as well as gain knowledge, skills, and a global understanding throughout your time abroad, and as you return to your home country. AFS volunteers will be there to support and guide you and your host family the whole way through.

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