Program Details

Hogar Virgen De Fátima

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

  • Location: La Paz

To provide a house for orphans (from babies to 10 year old children). They received food, care, love and school support. The institution depends from the state and provides the possibility of adoption for all the kids.



Following activities are carried out within the project: • Physiotherapy with the babies • Nursery for the babies • Homework of the children • Games with the children • Work of the home • School support

Tasks: Voluntary work which can be carried out in this project is with orphaned newborn babies or with those that have been abandoned by their parents or with orphaned and maltreated children up to the age of 10. For this reason work is to be different depending with whom volunteer is to work with. Tasks: • Play and amuse the babies • Play with small children • Nursery of the babies • Homework of the children • Games with the children • Work of the home. Work can be carried out in the afternoon when the children return from school or, if the volunteer wants, can work with the babies in the morning.


Male or female, must be over 18 years old, religion is not important. No previous training is required. It is very useful if the volunteers already has experience of working with children or with babies. It is not necessary that a volunteer knows how to speak Spanish. Personality: The volunteer has to work with children or with babies, for this reason it is important that she/he likes to be with them, has a lot of patience and initiative to help children and to play with them. The volunteer has to be very responsible with the timetable and with the work, to have a lot of patience with the babies and children and help to clean the home.

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


6 months for 2000 euro, 1 year for 3100 euro