TECHO: Mexico Building Tour: Join a Community Effort to Build Homes

Mexico Building Tour: Join a Community Effort to Build Homes

Mexico City, Mexico

TECHO

Non-profit organization

2-3 days
From$62 USDper person

TECHO aims to create change in vulnerable communities by overcoming extreme poverty in slums through training and joint action of families and youth volunteers, promoting community development, and advocating for social policies.

Tour Highlights

  • Come together with locals to build homes and help fight the lack of emergency housing and extreme poverty in Mexico.
  • Experience the community effort to construct emergency housing at a local university.
  • Discover another side of Mexico as you spend the days with locals, volunteers, and travelers alike.

Tour revenue will support the continuation of the organization’s programs and projects in the fields of construction, education, health, employment, infrastructure and labor.

Tour Details

  • Frequency

    Any day by appointment

  • Start Time

    7 am

  • Duration

    2-3 days

  • Good For

    Adults, Families, Professionals

  • Languages

    English, Spanish

  • Tour Participants

    1 to 35

  • Difficulty

    Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)

  • Clothing & Equipment

    Comfortable shoes for walking, Hat, Sunscreen lotion

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Yes

Tour Description

Join a massive movement with travelers, volunteers, and locals alike coming together to transform neighboring communities in the major Mexican city of your choice. Your tour will take you to visit a local university community, and immerse you into the work being done by the organization to empower and improve people’s lives.

This specific project by TECHO focuses on the construction of emergency houses in urgent situations for families. The conclusion of this work is a great human experience, in which the work brings together people from all over the world and backgrounds to learn together. The end result is emergency housing that immediately improves the conditions of families, and an unforgettable positive experience for the people involved.

Tour Start Address

Av. Plaza de la Republica 51, Col. Tabacalera, Mexico City, Delegación Cuauhtémoc, Mexico

How To Get There

Tour start address depends on which city you choose.
Mexico City: Av. Plaza de la república 51, Col. Tabacalera, del. Cuauhtémoc, Ciudad de México.
Toluca: Calle Sierra Ventana 206, Valle Don Camilo. CP. 50140 Toluca, Estado de México.
Gudalajara: Fray Luis de Palacios 285 Col. Ladrón de Guevara C.P. 44650 Guadalajara, Jalisco.
Monterrey: Tapia 1515 entre Miguel Nieto y Pedro Corona, Monterrey, Nuevo León.
Cuautlancingo: Calle Holmul No. 18 Villas Citlalli Momoxpan, Cuautlancingo, Puebla.

More About TECHO

Mission

To create change in vulnerable communities by overcoming extreme poverty in slums through training and joint action of families and youth volunteers, promoting community development, and advocating for social policies.

Main Programs

  • Community infrastructure projects

  • Construction of emergency housing

  • Construction of community centers

  • Construction of gardens

  • Educational support

Awards & Recognition

Santander
Trust for Children in Mexico
CNN
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