A state residential home for girls who have experienced sexual violence, have been trafficked, committed small crimes and prostitution. The aim is to reintegrate them back into their families and to do a follow up of them while the court decides what to do with their cases.
Being a residential home the activities of the house refer to almost every life aspect of the girls such as housing and feeding them, offering psychological support, services of a social worker and leisure.
Tasks; Helping with daily activities, have a chat with the women, organize workshops, teach English and organize activities such as playing sports, knitting or doing other recreational activities. There is work available only in the mornings 3 or 4 times a week.
Preferably the volunteer should be a professional in the field of sociology, psychology, social work or women; have sensibility, strength and motivation to work with this particular target group and also to have a lot of energy in order to encourage and increase the self-esteem of the girls. Knowledge of Spanish in order to ease interaction with the girls. To enter this project can be difficult. Entering the project is easier for professionals.
How to get there?
Terminal: La Paz
International Airport: El Alto
6 months for 2000 euro, 1 year for 3100 euro