Vivo en Positivo is a civil, non-profit organization formed by people diagnosed with HIV / AIDS. It was created with the purpose of contributing to better quality of life for children, women and men with HIV / AIDS and reducing the risk of infection, especially on the “high risk” – population and the population in general by carrying out programs and projects locally and nationwide.
Vivo en Positivo exists to contribute to the integral health, empowering girls, boys, women and men with HIV / AIDS, promoting human rights abidance and raising awareness in the communities in order to give a comprehensive focus on HIV / AIDS in Cochabamba and with regional and national projection.
The Vivo en Positivo Association acknowledges, as the foundation of its work, the following values and principles: Confidentiality, Solidarity, Respect, Reciprocity and Inclusion. So everyone interested in working with Vivo en Positivo and with HIV and AIDS volunteer work in Bolivia should follow as well these principles.
Girls, Boys, Women and Men diagnosed with HIV live in a country which has effective policies on comprehensive attention and prevention in an environment free of stigma, discrimination and has put into motion the communities in order to confront the epidemic challenges.
|Minimum commitment||3 months|
|Related knowledge/skills||Minimum age requirement: 22 years old|
|True commitment to serve people with HIV/AIDS, including women, children, and teenagers|
|Open spirit and willingness to learn and accept new concepts and approaches.|
|Individuals with knowledge/experience in public health, medicine, psychology, sociology/anthropology, community education, education, and/or physical therapy|
|Other details:||Respect to cultural and religious differences, with a willingness to adapt to a new environment.|