It is a self-administered house that works as a cooperative in order to sustain the space and the activities. The mission of “creating woman” is to impel political and cultural actions that should increase the consciousness of Bolivian women about their role in a discriminatory society. They have a strong vision and their activities are very well known and occasionally contentious, as they sometimes paint their slogans on public property. They also have declared, sometimes, anarchic feminism.
The house called "Virgin of desires" offers lodging, restaurant and bar services.
The members organize workshops of:
- Music, dance, theatre, poetry, video, computing, script writing, narrative, etc.,
- They held a little shop where they sell exclusively agro-ecological products coming from rural women, as well as books and magazines.
- Organize political and cultural campaigns every time there is an important issue such as elections, new law or a violation of human rights.
- They have their own radio station, and also offer various counselling and psychological services.
Tasks; To help with the organisation of campaigns and realization of panels of protest, implement workshops and participate to already existing ones, help in the maintenance of the house and in the daily activities related with lodging and restaurant.
The volunteer has to be a girl with a related degree, has to share completely their vision and be somebody able to contribute actively. The volunteer has to be a professional in one of the following areas: sociology, psychology, pedagogy, communication, computing, ecology, agronomy or agro-ecology.
How to get there?
Terminal: La Paz
International Airport: El Alto
6 months for 2000 euro, 1 year for 3100 euro