3 March, 2020
Building Resilience of Fishing Livelihoods
Caballito means “little horse” in Spanish; “Totora” is a South American plant. Archaeological evidence suggests that this ancient watercraft is the world’s first surfboard.
A Caballito de Totora is a small, woven reed vessel with an elongated design that is used by Peruvian fishermen for more than 4,000 years.
9 February, 2020
20 April, 2019
Always sad to see our program come to an end but we are so proud of the team that came together in Bimini to deliver another phenomenal swim and water stewardship camp. Special guest showed up today to meet our little swimmers #BobbyKennedyJr
16 August, 2018
Along with Save the Bay, SwimTayka are providing a valuable working partnership to educate the children of the Bahamas in swimming and environmental, he is what Rashema Ingraham, Executive Director of Waterkeepers Bahamas has to say:
20 May, 2018
We completed our first Oregon USA mini-project with the Human Access Project and SUN schools, providing an after-school workshop on water safety and water stewardship.
15 March, 2018
You can make a big difference in Nepal this year and come and join SwimTayka to run its Drowning Prevention and Environmental Water Stewardship programme along the Trishuli River, in west of Kathmandu.
180 kilometers long Trishuli River is one of the best White Water Rafting destinations by both the guides and rafters as it offers an excellent white water thrilling roller coaster ride.
26 February, 2018
We are please to announce our Mexico project for this year. This is a four week project, from 14th July – 17th August, for volunteers with some experience in international travel, and who are willing to try to something new.
21 February, 2018
SwimTayka is saving lives, building the next generation of confident swimmers and clean water stewards. A charity registered in England and Wales (1176079), SwimTayka provides environmental education and free swimming lessons to underprivileged children who live along the earth’s open waters, in countries such as Peru, Mexico, Brazil, Vietnam, Nepal
1 August, 2017
SwimTayka, a private non-profit organisation based in the United Kingdom and the United States, launches its initiative for disadvantaged children living in the world’s lakes, rivers and oceans around the world. Through Swim Tayka, they will learn to swim and gain a valuable environmental education. SwimTayka aims to help grow the next generation of world citizens, clean water stewards and strong, confident swimmers.
1.2 million people around the world die by drowning every year, more than two per minute. Of them, more than 50 percent are children.
24 May, 2017