- Population: N/A
- Daily Traffic:140
- Span: 60 metres
Recently announced! This year's project with be in the municipality of Colomi in the Cochabamba Department of Bolivia. The bridge will benefit 3 communities in total: Tablas Monte, 10 de Octubre, and Pinon Pampa. Within the last 3 years, 5 people have been injured with 3 fatalities due to unsafe access. The proposed bridge will span 60m, directly serving 140 people to provide safe access to resources.
Our travel team applications are open! We are looking for approximately 4-6 more fully committed individuals to travel to Gonchu Mayu, Bolivia with us for 8 weeks throughout June and July. Training for the trip will take place throughout this Winter 2018 semester and the month of May.
A general travel information session will take place on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 6:30pm in HA409.
DEADLINE to apply is January 31st, 2018 at 11:59pm.
Disclaimers: 1. This is a fully voluntary position and you will be responsible for paying for your personal travel costs and in-country expenses. A small amount of reimbursement can be expected. 2. This position will be physically laborious and will involve working on site for the duration of the bridge construction. 3. Living conditions are remote and currently unidentified. The team should expect to camp for the duration of the 8 weeks and we may not have service for prolonged periods of time.