We define ouselves as community builders. A community builder is someone who, instead of offering provisional help, gets to know a community and its people, its weaknesses and strengths. In this way, we build a strong relationship with each community. A relationship that lasts a life time.
Our mission is to empower and connect local organizations to promote improvement for the whole community and take a unified approach to community development. We also aim to create a network between volunteers and local organizations in order to foster an exchange of culture and ideas which can help both to grow in different ways.
The organizations and communities where we work are the main pillars of Voluntario Global. Together with local organizations, we determine our objectives and the type of volunteer we need. Put simply, Voluntario Global could not exist without the organizations, as we work together for their development and growth.
If you're planning to volunteer abroad in Buenos Aires this year, here's your chance! Apply for a Community Builder Grant with Voluntario Global and get a USD500 credit to use in one of our long term programs. Applications are now open to volunteer with us in 2018!
CHAPTER 4: Matías' Reflections
PANDEMIC AND EXTRACTIVE PRODUCTION METHODS. AGROECOLOGY AS A MODEL OF LIFE.
In order to understand the causes of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we must begin by clarifying some concepts of biology in order to build a path towards a detailed understanding of how the current capitalist mode of production and consumption are linked to this pandemic.
When we talk about confidence as a soft skill, people usually think about self-confidence. But this soft skill is more than that. It's the personal ability to believe in yourself and others, and establish trust-based relationships.
La créativité est la capacité à générer de nouvelles solutions ou alternatives aux problèmes, c'est-à-dire à laisser de côté vos préjugés et vos fausses idées et à améliorer votre réalité grâce à l'innovation.
CHAPTER 3: THE REFLECTIONS OF DIANA
In moments like these (looking at the last tomatoes in my garden) I understand how important and enriching it is to have my own garden and how different everything would be if we learned from the other... from the planet.