“The Prout Research Institute of Venezuela Orientation Manual”
Version July 2013 by Mariah Branch, Dada Maheshvarananda, Brian Landever, Spencer Bailey Download as PDF.
This 25-page orientation manual, updated and extensively revised in July 2013, explains the work and living situation of the Prout Research Institute of Venezuela, and offers practical advice about life in Caracas, Venezuela.
A. THE PRIVEN INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Welcome by Dada Maheshvarananda, Internship, Benefits, Our Mission, Vision and Values, Facilities, The Role of the Volunteer Intern, Orientation, Learning Prout, Your Photo and Resume for the PRIVEN Webpages, Venezuelan News, The 40-hour Work Week and Planning Meetings, Publicity, Academic Discourse, Learning Spanish.
B. LIFE AT QUINTA PROUT
Telephone Numbers, The House Routine, Conduct, Coming and Going, The Office, Clothing and Climate, The Kitchen, Bedrooms and Bathrooms, The Garden, Yoga, Meditation.
C. LIFE IN CARACAS
Introduction to Caracas, Venezuelan Politics, Culture Shock, Centro Madre, Directions to Centro Madre (AMURT) in Barlovento, Neohumanist Preschool, Working Together, Passport, Please contact us to plan bringing money, Cell Phone, Public Transportation, Shopping, Health and Dental Care, Visas, Immigration and Exiting Venezuela, Parks, Gardens and Excursions, Entertainment and Culture, Cafes, Bars and Restaurants, Recommended Reading, Checklist for what to bring.