I was volunteering in Pina Palmera for about 2 months in the beginning of 2017.
It’s hard for me to write this because I have had many good moments, but mostly because of other fellows volunteers.
The people in charge have such bad energy. They are not very helpful and open. Many times I felt stressed and controlled. I came there to offer my help and learn but only few people appreciated it.
Another issue I’m very worried about is the people who are staying in special care area. It seems like their needs are neglected.
Also I still don’t understand how a coordinator of international volunteer program is not able to speak English at all. There were moments when i really needed (sic!)