Program Details

CECASEM – Centre For Training And Services For Women

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

  • Location: La Paz


Empowering women in rural areas and provide tools to increase their participation in public and political areas in the municipality

• To Improve socio-sanitary conditions of the women in the communities of the province of Quiabaya (Bolivia)

• To promote the exercise of political rights of women 


  To Ensure access of indigenous peasant  women and children a proper attention to nutrition and sexual and reproductive health, as part of their basic right to health


  To contribute to the improvement of food security of indigenous small producers of farming communities 


 Economic empowerment of indigenous peasant women from four communities in the canton Conchupata in the town of Quiabaya based on honey production

To contribute to the validation of effective strategies for the prevention and punishment of the crime of trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation and primary care and occupational reintegration of victims.





Participation of women in public and political spaces of the municipality:


   Training Plans on Leadership, Rights and Politics incidence, training of trainers…


  Awareness campaigns on human rights, political rights, and communicative leadership in the educational system

• Symposia, conferences...


Socio-sanitary conditions for women:


 Workshops for midwives and community health workers on "Sexually transmission diseases and hygiene standards", "Pregnancy and prenatal care", "Childbirth support and aseptic", "Assistance to the newborn and postnatal care", " Family Planning and sexual and reproductive rights "


Attention to nutrition and sexual and reproductive health:


  Construction, adaptation and restructuring the infrastructure of the health centers in Quiabaya and equipment for the implementation of an Intercultural Pharmacy


 Training of Community Health Agents


  Awareness campaigns on radio on SRR of women and the impact of sexism on the health of women 


  Awareness campaigns on prevention of malnutrition in children, women of childbearing age, pregnant and lactating


  Prevention campaigns on cervical cancer and sexually transmitted infections and STD Testing And PAPs to women


Food security


  Training and technical assistance on Community Management for sustainable exploitation of productive resources.


  Support the implementation of the irrigation system and technologies for soil remediation 


Economic Empowerment of Rural Women based on honey production:


 Training and Technical Assistance to the target group in beekeeping ..


  Development of new local knowledge.


  Training of the target group on entrepreneurship.


  Exchange of experiences among women's groups.


Prevention and punishment of trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation


  Identification of schools where traffic occurs.


  Information, discussion and reflection on the threats of trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation in identified schools in San Borja and collective construction of plays (Forum Theatre) on the issue of trafficking 


  Assistance and social counseling for victims

Media coverage of the lawsuits. Transmission of a radio program for dissemination of information and awareness about trafficking

• Follow the process of labor reintegration of victims of trafficking







Direct support to the professionals´ team on the development and implementation of the various projects and working areas, according to the skills, interest of the volunteer and the needs of the organization.

Research, data analysis, correspondence management, etc

External relations: Spokesperson to media, fundraising, institutional, etc.









Empathy, passion for what they do and conviction.  Some Spanish would be advisable.  

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


6 months for 2000 euro, 1 year for 3100 euro