Musol

As the slogan of Musol says: "Solidaridad para la mujer!" ("Solidarity for the women!"). This organisation recognises the problems that the Potosi mines represent for the women involved with them. Many have lost husbands at an early age, due to the dangerous conditions and toxic chemicals of the mines, and stuggle financially as a result. Those who work in the mines are often poorly represented and lack information on their basic human rights.

Musol strives to educate the women of the mines, along with their children, in the hope of ending the awful social conditions that surround them. They offer weekday schools for the children and weekend education for the women. They also provide a much needed centre for social interaction between the wives and widows of miners, as well as offering social support and legal representation when it is needed.

Volunteers can help out with any part of the organisation from working with the children, helping run social events for the women or even simple office work. There's no minimum period of volunteering, Musol is thankful for any support, but a minimum of a week is probably needed to fully get to grips with what they do.

Address: 
114 Calle Linares, Potosi, Bolivia
Telephone: 
+591-4-6224274
+591-7-3894024

Google Ads

Advertisement

Ruta Tayka

Discover the majestic Salar de Uyuni on the most innovative routes.

Volunteer South America

Free volunteering in South America

Pico Tunari (5035m)

Best trekking, best high altitude acclimatization in Central-Bolivia.

Fotel Reina de Enin

A unique experience: On a river boat downstream to the Amazon river.

Hotel El Puente

Provides for nature lovers and adventurer a wide range of activities.

Berghotel Carolina

Mountain Lodge at the foot of Cerro Tunari (5035m) - Cochabamba

Hotel search Bolivia: Compare hotel prices with trivago.