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When you volunteer with Up Close Bolivia you see hope and love everywhere 
My first experience of Bolivia was arriving after a 24+ hr flight to Emma in her cosy pink dressing gown and instantly feeling part of the extended family. …

2 Weeks Volunteering in the "Centro de Miembros Artificiales" 
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, …

Where can I volunteer in sports and education in Bolivia? 
Hello, I am Swiss and finish my studies in July and want to do some volunteer work to help children in sports and education. Can you help me with finding …

Soy Boliviana 
Hola, mi hombre es Raquel Navarro y soy de Bolivia. Vivo en California por 40 Anos. Agora que ya Estoy casa a punto de jubilarme quisiera regresar a …

Volunteer work in the Centro de Miembros Artificiales " MATTEW PEPE" in La Paz in Bolivia 
On Monday, July 30th, 2012, 8:00 am of the morning, I begin my third week of voluntary service in the "Center of Miembros Artificiales". It is the center …

Volunteer work and adventure in nepal with Alliance Nepal 
I just returned after a month in Pokhara where I volunteered for 2 weeks in a Buddhist Monastery and then 2 weeks in an orphanage. I have previously …

Thinking of volunteering in Bolivia? Things to consider when choosing where to volunteer. 
During my time backpacking, and later assisting with BoliviaBella.com, I have come into contact with many volunteers and volunteer projects. There are …

Volunteering at the Centro de Miembros Artificiales "Matthew Pepe", La Paz, Bolivia  
I volunteered for one month at the prosthetic clinic in La Paz. The clinic provides free or inexpensive prosthetics to those who cannot afford them. It …

The power of love 
Hello everyone, I am 17 years old and i live in the United States. For two summers in a row i have gone to bolivia to work in an orphanage called Manos …

Volunteering with Sustainable Bolivia 
I'm riding through the mountains from Oruro back to Cochabamba. It's my fifth day in a row traveling and the third of this trip. Sunday Shay and I left …

Voluntareados en La Paz 
Hola mi nombre es Pamela y soy boliviana. Vivo en Estados Unidos desde hace 7 anhos. Quiero hacer un voluntareado en La Paz y queria saber si alguien me …

Matt Pepe, Volunteer and Founder of the Artificial Limbs Center 
Matt Pepe, of the US, spent four straight years touring the world before he arrived in Bolivia. Here he decided to settle for a bit to learn some Spanish. …

Would like to volunteer with sports! 
Hey! I am planning on going to Bolivia in November and want to volunteer for 4 weeks. I am interested in volunteering in sports, especially soccer, and …

Busco Voluntariado en Santa Cruz de la Sierra 
Hola :D Me llamo Dina, soy Mexicana, tengo 24 años de edad y estoy interesada en hacer algún voluntariado en Santa Cruz de la Sierra, ya que planeo ir …

Bolivia Wildlife Volunteering  
I am looking to go travelling in 2011 and would like to arrange a volunteering placement for maybe a 4-8 weeks possibly longer, I would like to work with …

Just how inspirational can volunteering be? 
We wanted you to see how inspiring volunteering can be by showing you two projects former volunteers came up with after doing volunteer work themselves, …

Volunteer in Bolivia with Reach Bolivia 
I represent Reach Bolivia, which is a voluntary agency located in La Paz Bolivia. Reach Bolivia is a local effort to bring Volunteer to Bolivia matching …

Busco oportunidad de voluntariado en pais de habla hispana 
Hola Me llamo Blanca, soy espanola y vivo en India! Escribo porque aqui en Bombay doy clases de espanol y tengo alguna estudiante interesada en ir a …

Bolivia Volunteers - Question 
hey there, I have trying find a volunteer program in Bolivia and stumbled across Bolivia Volunteers (http://www.freewebs.com/boliviavolunteers/). What …

Ive been touch by the Holy spirit in Va and i think i shoudl somehow spread it spessially with my people 
Hey Guys I am leaving USA to Bolivia the 29 of april i though woud be an awesome experience getting involve serving the Lord i will be there for 4 …

The United Volunteerism initiative is so necessary! 
When Daniel wrote me about his idea for a worldwide database of volunteers and organizations (click here to read about his United Volunteerism initiative) …

Creatively Changing Lives 
I lived in La Paz in 2002-2003 and on my return to the UK was inspired to start my own not for profit volunteer organisation called Creative Corners - …

new orleans 
When the hurricane hit New Orleans in 2005, I was asked to volunteer at least 6 months, which I gladly did. While seeking to find bodies, I found a baby …

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Volunteering At Up Close Bolivia- An Insightful And Unique Experience  
I volunteered at Up Close between April and June 2014. I had seen a video online and read accounts by past volunteers; it looked and sounded amazing and …

Volunteering at the Valley of the Moon Children's Center in Bolivia: great insight to the local indigenous culture 
I volunteered for Up Close Bolivia and Valley of the Moon Children’s Centre January-March 2014. Right from the start I knew that this was going to be …

Volunteering in Bolivia: I want to help directly 
At the present i am helping through KIVA. an organization in the U. S. A.. i would like to work directly with the person in need. i would like to talk …

Seeking help. I come from China 
Seeking help. I come from China 求助我现在在北京和以前在天津塘沽被铭尚老板大概叫高原的人24小时监控虐待.高原指示别人天天对我投慢性毒。高原可以动用整个或一半的北京人和我以前在天津塘沽人对我监控。习哥。中国还有法律吗。习哥。中国是不是变成高家的 请求世界各国有正义的好人帮帮我。求您把我的信息翻译成外文至 …

Volunteer in Tarija Bolivia NGO for disadvantage children Educación y Futuro 
To answer David, I can invite you to volunteer in our NGO educacion y futuro, you can enter www.educacionyfuturo.com and choose the project that you like …

Para Los Ninos - SEDGES facility Virgen de Fatima in Obrajes (La Paz)  
There is plenty of work to keep many volunteers occupied at this Children's Home. Without volunteers the babies would be unstimulated and get little care …

What can a volunteer bring for Bolivian kids? 
My daughter is going to volunteer in Caranavi next month and is wondering what she should bring with for the local kids. What do they need/want? thanks …

Here's How You can Support Environmental Awareness for the Bolivian Amazon 
The Need for environmental awareness and education. Urbanisation in the Amazon region is an active and continuous process and presently over 70% of the …

Love trekking? Want to make a difference in Bolivia? 
I'm a volunteer at Condor Trekkers in Sucre, Bolivia. We run treks from 1-4 days in the stunning Andes around Sucre. Each trek is lead by a Bolivian guide …

Experience as a Volunteer in Cochabamba with Bolivia Volunteers 
In October 2010 I started volunteering in Cochabamba, Bolivia, through Bolivia Volunteers. They are based in Cochabamba, Bolivia (although claim to operate …

Natalie Blackburn, Volunteer at Inti Wara Yassi 
Natalie Blackburn, of the UK, spent some time volunteering at Inti Wara Yassi, a refuge for abused animals in Bolivia. We interviewed her for our April …

Quiero Colaborar en Bolivia o Paraguay 
Español, libre de ataduras proyectando trasladarme a Bolivia, Paraguay en mayo/junio 2011 busco poder colaborar en proyectos de educacion, cultura o apoyo …

Looking for a volunteer to work around Madidi 
Escribo porque yo trabajo con un proyecto en la amazonia boliviana que involucra diferentes comunidades y municipios. Una comunidad de la etnia Tacana …

Voluntario para vida silvestre y áreas protegidas 
Hola, soy Jose Luis Cabas Montero, tengo 22 años de edad, soy boliviano y quiero trabajar como voluntario (o remunerado también sería una buena opcion …

Here's What Can Happen When You Raise a Child with Love 
This is a very moving example of the changes you can make in a child's life if you raise them with love, understanding, and values. Volunteers don't always …

Volunteer medical opportunities 
Hi...we have been traveling for 20+ yrs to Bolivia (Cochabamba) to offer surgical and medical care to the most indigenous and needy patients. Maybe we …

How San Isidro Changed a 19-Year Old from New York 
I am 19 year old girl from New York who visited Bolivia with my father for an experience. Bolivia opened my eyes to bigger things. It made me see that …

Head and Shoulders 
I volunteered in Bolivia for 2 months in late 2008. I was working at a school teaching English to students ranging from pre-kindergarten to Grade 12 and …

United Volunteerism - Good idea, Daniel. 
Daniel, I think that is a great idea. There are so many volunteers and organizations seeking volunteers, but the key is to put the right combinations together. …

United Volunteerism - Good Idea 
This is what we could all use more of...solidarity. The world isn't going to fix itself. Making it easier to lend a hand is an excellent way to counteract …

United Volunteerism - Great Idea 
What a wonderful thing you have started. A great way to connect those that want to do with those that need them. Good luck with this awesome project! …

United Volunteerism - Ideas Happen 
In a world of some turmoil it seems this is an excellent idea for connecting people of the world. Volunteerism should be a natural part of every life. …

United Volunteerism - Go Daniel! 
This is a wonderful idea that has the potential to assist people all over the world bring about positive change. I hope it becomes a reality. United …

Welcome to Ecuador Volunteer  
During the last few years a number of countries and different organizations have centered their dialogue around gaining resources in order to enter into …

ayuda al niño boliviano into action 
In 1969 Rick and Tery Jackson co-founded Ayuda Al Niño Boliviano with the help of Lady Bird Johnson (first lady of the United States) and Mrs. Preston …

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