Unidad Educativa "Obispo Anaya" (BOL-29)


Type: Education, Children - Country: Bolivia

Brief description and main aims

Unidad Educativa 'Obispo Anaya' is part of a wide network known as 'Fe y Alegría' , which aims to better the living conditions and education of rural children. The Centre was founded 30 years ago and has already educated generations of poor peasants living outside Cochabamba.

We work with school aged children living in rural areas with low school attendance who come from low income families.

Main Activities

The Centre offers basic education and organises constant information campaigns for the parents and for young girls about several topics such as: civil rights, health, prevention, childcare, etc. Furthermore, they give pedagogical support to children attending the school and run handicraft and drawing workshops.

Volunteer tasks

The volunteer's tasks include:

  • Developing activities with the children and educators
  • helping in the preparation of local celebrations
  • taking part in workshops of painting, theatre and folkloric dance
  • helping children with their homework

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should:

  • be able to work as a team player
  • have strong leadership skill
  • be able to handle children
  • have a will to listen to children and give them a bit of psychological and educational support

Location

Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live with a host family .

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