Project 'Dragonfly' supporting disadvantaged children (Bolivia)
Working in Bolivia on a project called Dragonfly that comes under the Bolivian NGO 'Educación y Futuro', supporting children who are disadvantaged and at risk.
Lea Benk (2013, Psychology)
This summer, I spent 5 weeks in the town of Tarija in Southern Bolivia, working with the NGO “Educación y Futuro”(EDYFU) and helping the organisation’s work with disadvantaged children in its centre “La Libélula”. This was a time where I faced more poverty and hardship than I ever have before, but also got to know a country that has a fascinating nature and indigenous culture and extremely friendly and warm-hearted people. Working with children who had already experienced much trouble but who were still so appreciative and positive about their lives taught me more than I could have asked for before I set off ... Read more