Written by Melissa Castaño on 2019-07-11. Posted in Voluntario Global Info
In Argentina the interaction between political activism and religiousness has an interesting exchange. Inside the villas, many people gather to discuss what’s happening in their community and they do it in a specific place that could be surprising from someone outside the country: churches.
Written by Theodore Conru on 2019-07-11. Posted in Voluntario Global Info
In times of recession, when the economy is not creating sufficient jobs to sustain the entire population, the social economy often plays a significant role in ensuring workers can still find decent employment opportunities.
Written by Melissa Castaño on 2019-07-24. Posted in Voluntario Global Info
Many of Voluntario Global’s projects are in the villas —deprived neighborhoods in the outskirts of Buenos Aires— and inside them the social and political activism is completely merged with religion.
Written by James O'Hara on 2019-07-29. Posted in Travel Argentina
The Centro Cultural Kirchner (CCK) is a cultural centre located in the San Nicolas neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is the largest cultural centre in Latin America and the fourth largest in the world.
Written by Theodore Conru on 2019-07-07. Posted in Writing & Communications
Before coming to Argentina my knowledge of the so called ‘dirty wars’ was very limited. Of course, I had heard of the ‘desaparecidos’ and the mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, however...
Written by Melissa Castaño on 2019-07-03. Posted in Travel Argentina
Two weeks ago Voluntario Global had its traditional volunteers meeting, a space where everyone can meet each other and share something about their culture.
Written by Jesica Franco on 2019-07-08. Posted in Reviews from Past Volunteers
Born and raised in Minneapolis, MN. After graduating from the University of Minnesota, I worked for a software start up in Los Angeles and recently moved back to the MidWest to be closer to family and friends.
Written by Jesica Franco on 2019-06-20. Posted in Environment
Neighborhoods are full of popular artists who, self-taught or with some possibility of learning in the community, enjoy and make enjoy with their voices, their music, their murals, their expressiveness.
Voluntario Global helps local communities by being available to discuss anything that local organizations need, and offering ideas for further change and development.
Location: General Pacheco. Buenos Aires. Argentina