Program Details

Asociación Artesanal Boliviana “Señor De Mayo”

  • Start Date 2017-02-14
  • End Date: 2018-02-14

  • Location: City of El Alto, next to La Paz

Administrative company that is economically viable, socially accepted and ecologically sustainable having as its goals to build a fair and equal market.




It provides training to all its members so that all have the same opportunities and are able to maintain the quality of their products forming contacts and doing marketing on local and international levels. The members of the association are members of the International Federation of Trade.

To help with the administration, emails, translations, and computation. The office work is important because the majority of the people working in the project cannot read, write and sometimes not even speak Spanish (only Aymara or Quechua). Other tasks are to visit the production centres which sometimes are located in the rural areas. To participate in meetings, make contacts and promote the organization to foreigners.


A lot of motivation and energy. The person has to try to learn Spanish the quickest way possible, it would be desirable that he/she had prior knowledge of the language before arrival. Patience is important, especially at the beginning because it is difficult to enter and to understand people.

How to get there?
Terminal: La Paz
International Airport: El Alto
Domestic Airport:


6 months for 2000 euro, 1 year for 3100 euro