2 Weeks Volunteering in the "Centro de Miembros Artificiales"

by Claire
(Toulouse, France)


I had an amazing time volunteering in the "Centro de Miembros Artificiales" in La Paz, because it's a small structure (2 people working full time there, the director, and the volunteers). People working there are so nice, they had time and patience to answer any questions I had. I wanted to learn spanish so they helped me guessing what I was trying to say, and the director, Ivonne, wich is an english teacher, helped me too when I could not make me understandable :) I dit not know nothing about prothesis but still they received me with open arms and in 2 weeks I could learn a lot. I was impressed by the useful and great work they produce in this small center. Life was very convenient there because I rented a nice room at a cheap price within one minute walking distance from the center. And there is plenty of public transportation to the city center. I am very happy about this experience and that I met people so generous. I will never forget this example.

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May 23, 2013
Thank you for sharing your story!
by: BoliviaBella.com

It's so important when volunteers share their stories and experiences. It motivates others to do so. Really happy you took the time to share. Thank you for doing that :D
Bella.

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