Program Details

Centre Of Training And Promotion Of The Andean Woman "Bartolina Sisa" (Ceproma-BS)

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

  • Location: La Paz (Indigenous women of Aymara, Quechua and other cultures mainly in El Alto and other 4 Andean regions)

The Centre of Training and Promotion of Andean Women Bartolina Sisa joins organizations of Aymara women with the main objectives of combating poverty in general, to train Aymara leaders in agriculture, livestock and crafts, making them aware of their human rights.


Host Family


1. Provide knowledge and training on human rights;

2. Provide information and training on agricultural practices;
3. Make contact, produce and market alpaca crafts locally and internationally.
The volunteer will work as support in planning activities for women in rural areas. They will visit different communities where projects are developed, working in the development, management and implementation of projects and also in finding financing.
Making catalogues of products from all members of CEPROMA-BS, in addition to supporting the commercialization of products through the website.
Conduct inventory, availability of trips to visit the municipalities, provinces and departments where the groups are.

The volunteer has the opportunity to work part time with other partner project called Comart Tukuy Paj (Community of craftsmen for all) working on fair trade,which have an office and shop in Linares street.

They work with 30 craft associations nationwide. The volunteer will be responsible for inventory, technical part,  promotion and marketing.

They could visit the organizations to strengthen relations between associations and get know the products for sale.


Interest in rural and indigenous communities and human rights in particular those of women. Creative character, energy, ideas and motivation. Patience is important, especially at first, because it is hard to get and understand all people.

Computer skills to promote the marketing of craft products.

A degree in education, social work, Agriculture and Local Development would be helpful, as well as some previous Spanish knowledge. 

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


6 months for 2000 euro, 1 year for 3100 euro.