Focus: Community and Education.
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Performing Life began as a nonprofit organization set up to help youth who are working and/or living on the streets of Cochabamba, Bolivia. Today our mission is to empower street youth by teaching them performing and visual arts as productive skills for avoiding drugs and delinquency while improving the economic well-being of both them and their families. Performing Life also helps youth establish savings accounts and develop small businesses for self-sufficiency.
We are always in search of new volunteers. Performing Life is a young and growing organization which gives volunteers the opportunity to bring their own ideas to the table, developing our projects and making a real impact with the youth and their families.
Costs & Benefits
Performing Life’s volunteer opportunities are designed to allow international volunteers and interns to use their skills to help the children and families who either live and/or work in the streets of Cochabamba, Bolivia.
The current services and projects available at Performing Life have been developed and/or supported by past volunteers from all over the world.
By working for Performing Life volunteers play a crucial role in helping create a better future for Bolivians in Cochabamba.
Currently we have five volunteer positions available; Performing Arts Volunteer; Weaving Women Project Volunteer; Music Project Volunteer; Documentary Project Volunteer and Grant Writer Volunteer.
Performing Life is unfortunately not able to provide housing of food for volunteers but we will always assist with securing accommodation, home stay experience, Spanish tutelage and orientation to the streets, avenues, plazas and surrounding pueblos that make up the greater Cochabamba area.
Performing Life does not charge anything from the volunteers.
Accommodation costs range from US$150 to US$200 per month.
It is required that the volunteers who work with kids speak intermediate/high Spanish. All volunteers must also be aged 18 and over.
Performing Life Inc.
Av. Lincoln #125,
entre Simeon Roncal y Adela Zamudio,
Tel: (591) 4-4416757 / (591) 76476381 / (591) 75986262
Location:Cochabamba - Boliva
Average cost per day: $10
Focus: Developing projects involving performing arts
Skills needed: Intermediate Spanish and English