ICYE-STEPS / AYNI RUWAY
ICYE STEPS aren't group projects. You will be with 2 or 3 volunteers. Those are permanents projects, open all year, free arrival date. Minimum 4 weeks - Maximum 16 weeks
- Code : BOL-62/2017
- Dispo : 2M / 3F (Total Part 5)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ESP
- Age : 18 - 99
Ayni Ruway – Ayni Ruway’s central mission is to fight for the equality of inmates, former inmates and their families. By providing workshops and skill shares they hope to better the quality of life and facilitate integration of incarcerated individuals back into society. Ayni Ruway goals include offer educational, health and legal services within all Cochabamba prisons and to all former inmates at its community centre, provide workshops on violence prevention, help inmates make an income by providing skill shares and training, offer childcare services for the children of current and former inmates, help with the marketing and distribution of goods produced by current and former inmates
The projects are implemented in the four prison facilities of the City of Cochabamba (San Sebastian Women, Men San Sebastian, San Antonio, El Abra) and two sites in the provinces. Ayni Ruway also deals with current and potential buyers of products produced by inmates while in jail. These can be both domestic and international. The focus is on maintaining a constant relationship so that prisoners have a secure source of income. — Main Activities – Ayni Ruway has created a nursery in the San Sebastian Prison – Women (30 children) and another nursery located in the offices of Ayni Ruwaya, (40 children). In both nurseries are providing comprehensive care for children from 0 to 6 years. It is running a project called "House of teenagers" that welcomes children of teenage inmates and former inmates of penitentiaries Cochabamba providing a space where they are offered different workshops In this context, AYNI Ruwaya running a program directed to the attention of Interns and ex-interns/as of 6 prisons in Cochabamba, whose main objective is to meet the mothers and fathers, thus improving quality of life of their children who are directly affected by the situation of families. — Volunteer tasks – Counselling, Social work and family – Strengthening Educational and support for access to educational services – Medical Assistance, Support for access to health services – Micro-Management Workshops – Wood Craft Workshops – Craft Workshops – Candy and Chocolate Workshops – Electricity workshops – Drama workshops – Music workshops – Pottery Painting Workshop – Sewing Workshop.
Accomodation in a Host family or community. Food is provided
The projects are implemented in the four prison facilities of the City of Cochabamba (San Sebastian Women, Men San Sebastian, San Antonio, El Abra) and two sites in the provinces.
Volunteer requirements / Skills – Intermediate/advanced Spanish – Experience and/or knowledge in relevant fields (i.e. counseling, marketing, education – valued but not necessary) – Experience working with at-risk persons (valued but not necessary) – Willingness to work in a prison environment – Willingness to share a skill – Motivated with good interpersonal skills –Minimum 4 weeks, maximum 16 weeks –400 € for 4 weeks and 75€ for each additionnal week. — Pick up at the airport by a member of ICYE Bolivia, an information meeting is organized before integration into the project
L'ICYE Bolivie est une organisation qui offre aux gens de toutes les origines l'occasion d'être impliqués dans des cultures différentes de leur propre. Cette compréhension et tolérance de cultures différentes contribuent à la PAIX MONDIALE.
Les buts principaux du ICYE Bolivie sont intégrer des classes sociales différentes et élever la conscience de jeunes Boliviens – les encourager à évaluer des traditions culturelles qui ont été oubliées ou ont été ignorées.