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28 January 2010
Despertar la conciencia medioambiental en Bolivia 
La Paz, Bolivia: En el marco de la celebración del Día Internacional de los Voluntarios, los funcionarios de Naciones Unidas y cientos de voluntarios salieron a las calles de la ciudad de La Paz a plantar árboles y a conversar con los vecinos sobre la importancia del cuidado del medio ambiente.   Read article
More about: Environment
11 September 2007
Volunteering in Bolivia: From the rooftop of the world to the jungles of Amazonia by Geoffrey Groesbeck
Volunteerism is a long-standing tradition in Bolivia, with more than 300 organizations working with volunteers.  Author Geoffrey Groesbeck briefly outlines volunteers' contribution to Bolivia's development and provides some links on finding volunteering opportunities within the country.  Read article
More about: Poverty
02 August 2005
310 jóvenes apoyan la labor de 150 comunas 
El presidente Rodríguez (centro) posa junto a uno de los grupos que partirá rumbo a los municipios.
La Paz, Bolivia: El presidente de la República, Eduardo Rodríguez, lanzó ayer la cuarta fase del programa Jóvenes con la Participación Popular (JCP), cuyo objetivo es vincular al voluntariado de 310 nuevos profesionales a mejorar la capacidad de gestión en el nivel local, en 150 municipios de los nueve departamentos del país.  Read article
From: La Razon, Bolivia
More about: Activism  Young volunteers
19 February 2004
1200 young volunteers ready to serve in Bolivia 
La Paz: More than 1,200 university graduates will volunteer to help reduce poverty, empower women and support local volunteer-involving orgazations in Bolivia under the "Youth with People Participation" initiative of the United Nations Volunteer (UNV) programme.  Read article
From: UN Volunteers, Germany
13 December 2002
Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas: LUCHANDO CONTRA LA POBREZA 

 

Related links
Consejo Nacional del Voluntariado (CONAVOL) 
The "Consejo Nacional del Voluntariado" (CONAVOL) is a volunteering committee that promotes volunteerism in Bolivia.  Visit site
Voluntarios Bolivia 
Volunteer Bolivia was initiated with the goal of providing a bridge to understanding Bolivia and her people. Since our founding in 2001, we have offered a unique combination of Spanish language immersion, volunteer work and homestays. Our volunteers work in micro-enterprises, literacy centers, and children's services. We work with a wide range of humanitarian and social organizations providing an authentic service experience and the chance to make a difference.  Visit site
Child Family Health International 
Child Family Health International (CFHI) builds and strengthens sustainable healthcare services for underserved communities worldwide. CFHI conducts international health, service-learning programs for medical, pre-medical and other health students. Each year, by sending students to work and study with our international partners, we provide health services for families and children around the world.   Visit site