Help and exchange your culture with Bolivian kids in a youth organization in El Alto

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  • Description

    Description

    Our association is a non-profit, political and religious association, based in the city of El Alto. It is a grassroots youth organization dedicated to strengthening neighborhood development, focusing its activities in social, cultural, communication and educational areas.

    Its mission is to promote a more equitable and supportive society by means of critical reflection and the ability to plan and develop psycho-socio-pedagogical support actions that contribute to improving, from a rights, gender and intercultural approach, personal living conditions And social development of children, adolescents and young people, participating in community development processes and promoting socio-educational, cultural, technical and productive training and advocacy activities aimed at prevention, care and protection of human rights.

    Nuestra Asociación sin fines de lucro, a política y a religiosa, con sede en la ciudad de El Alto. Es una organización juvenil de base, dedicada al fortalecimiento del desarrollo barrial, centrando sus actividades en áreas sociales, culturales, comunicacionales y educativas.

    Su mission es de promover una sociedad más equitativa y solidaria mediante la reflexión crítica y la capacidad de planificar y desarrollar acciones de apoyo psico-socio-pedagógicos que contribuyan a mejorar, desde un enfoque de derechos, género e interculturalidad, las condiciones de vida personal y social de niños, niñas, adolescentes y jóvenes, participando en los procesos de desarrollo de la comunidad e impulsando acciones socioeducativas, culturales, capacitación técnica productiva y de incidencia política, orientadas a la prevención, atención, protección de los derechos humanos.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Cooking / shopping
    Language practice
    Art project
    Teaching

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteers will benefit from this experience in some ways:
    - We are a 100% Bolivian organization so the volunteers will live a truly authentic experience.
    - It's a good opportunity to progress in Spanish
    - It is a good opportunity to benefit from a cultural exchange both for the project and volunteers
    - Finding / working / helping children is a good experience for people who want to work in the education sector.


    Los voluntarios/as beneficiarán de este experiencia en algunas maneras:
    - Es una organización 100% boliviana entonces los voluntarios/as van a vivir una experiencia verdaderamente auténtica.
    - Es una buena oportunidad de progressar en español
    - Es una buena oportunidad de provechar de un intercambio cultural tanto el proyecto que para los voluntarios/as
    - Encontrar/trabajar/ayudar los niños/as es una buena experiencia para las personas que quieren trabajar en el sector de la educación.

  • Help

    Help

    The presence of the volunteers in our institution represents an important support, since they come from different countries to Bolivia and that is a wealth to share with children, adolescents, young people and families.

    We have a wide and adequate infrastructure for the organization of activities for the integral development of children and youth, has classrooms for school support (help with tasks), organization of course on country / culture of Volunteers, English course, as well as the organization of other activities (cooking, sports, ...). Volunteers can help with other projects such as workshops and solar tents for productive technical training aimed at strengthening the skills and knowledge of adolescents and young people.


    La presencia de los voluntarios/as en nuestra institucion, representa un importante apoyo, ya que ellos/as, vienen de paises diferentes a Bolivia y esa es una riqueza a compartir con los niños, niñas, adolescentes, jovenes y familias.

    cuenta con una infraestructura amplia y adecuada para la organizacion de actividades propias al desarrollo integral de la infancia y juventud, cuenta con aulas para el apoyo escolar (ayuda con los tarejas), la organización de curso sobre el país/la cultura de los voluntarios/as, curso de inglés, asi como tambien la organización de otras actividades (cocina, deportes,...). Los voluntarios pueden ayudar con otros proyectos como talleres y carpas solares para la capacitacion tecnica productiva destinadas a fortalecer las habilidades y conocimientos de adolescentes y jovenes.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Español

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    As for accommodation, this would be located in our same infrastructure, (free of charge), being that there are the conditions to welcome the volunteers sensibly, but with great warmth of home.
    During the week lunch is included. For the weekends, breakfasts and dinners, we have a kitchen so that the volunteers can prepare their own meals. There are some shops nearby.

    En cuanto al alojamiento, esta estaria ubicada en nuestra misma infraestructura, (de manera gratuita), siendo que existen las condiciones para acoger a los voluntarios/as de manera sensilla, pero con gran calor de hogar.
    Durante la semana el almuerzo es incluído. Para los fines de semanas, desayunos y cenas, contamos con una cocina a fin de que los voluntarios/as elaboren sus propias comidas. Hay algunas tiendas cerca.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are open to new proposals / activities. So, we can always discuss with volunteers how they want to help; Nothing is obligatory.

    We are an hour away (with minibuses / cable car) from La Paz. During the weekends, there are many things to discover
    - Go to one of the biggest markets in the world: The Fair / Market July 16 in El Alto
    - Visit the city of La Paz
    - Trekking in the mountains (Huyana Potosí, El Choro Trek, ...)
    - Travel near El Alto (Lake Titikaka, Copacabana, Sorata, ...)

    Somos abiertos a nuevas propuestas/ actividades. Entonces, siempre podemos discutir con los voluntarios/as como ellos quieren ayudar; nada es obligatorio.

    El proyecto está a una hora (con truffies/minibuses/teleférico) de La Paz. Durante los fines de semanas, hay muchas z cosas a descubrir
    - Ir a uno de los más grandes mercados del mundo: La Feria/ Mercado 16 de julio en El Alto
    - Visitar la ciudad de La Paz
    - Hacer treks en las montañas (Huyana Potosí, El Choro Trek,...)
    - Viajar cerca de El Alto (Lago Titikaka, Copacabana, Sorata,...)

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week





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