Volunteer in Bolivia

International Service is sad to announce the closing of the ICS programme in Bolivia, but it is with immense pride we celebrate the successes and achievements of our ICS programme in Bolivia over the last 4 years.

Our final UK ICS volunteers have returned home, and we are excited that the UK Department for International Development (DFID) will be supporting a final Bolivian volunteer only cohort from January to March to enable us to close our ICS projects effectively and work with our partners to explore future collaborations. 

Our work here has had huge successes, including:

You can read about our project achievements below, and get an understanding of what an ICS project is like:

Best Buddies

Bolivia; Disability

Creating friendships, employment and leadership development opportunities for people living with learning disabilities (IDD), Best Buddies utilises volunteers across 8 programmes to support people living with IDD to secure rewarding employment, live independently and become inspirational leaders in their own right.

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Child Fund

Bolivia; Youth

Child Fund is a non-profit NGO supporting more than 13 million children in 34 countries. Bolivia ChildFund interacts with children, families and communities, protecting children and young people from discrimination, abuse, harassment, negligence and exploitation.

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Zebras

Bolivia; Youth

Working closely with the local government of La Paz, Zebras works in a multidisciplinary fashion, employing theatre, educations and other dramatic arts to promote harmonious living, respect and diversity with the view of changing habits with respect to noise generation and responsibility for the city.

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Urban Agriculture

Bolivia; Families

Focapaci-Fundase’s works with women in El Alto to secure a sustainable source of income through their Urban Agricultural programme. Not only does this provide a livelihood, but also allow women to remain close to home and their children; who without this programme may be forced to leave children home alone as work opportunities are lacking in the city.

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