Because Spanish is the language spoken in Colombia and as this is also one of the global languages. Most paisa people here speak almost no English. In the big cities you will meet more people who can understand English and sometimes speak some English but outside of the metropolitan areas only Spanish is spoken. In addition, when working in an organization it is useful to have a certain basic knowledge of the Spanish language.
Volunteers in Colombia offers several possibilities to learn Spanish. There are several schools, each with their own way of working. Volunteers in Colombia cooperates with both schools and private teachers. Do you want to go back to school and meet other travelers or do you prefer 1 to 1 lessons? It is all possible. Volunteers in Colombia will see what is possible within your budget.
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