Build in Bolivia!

Join this Santa Cruz build in Bolivia to help build bathrooms and install water tanks for people in need of a safe place to call home.

Build Dates:

14-22 November 2020

Cost: £1875 (click for breakdown)

Renovation in Santa Cruz

In the cities of Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, and La Paz Habitat for Humanity are working with families to ensure that that they have clean and safe bathrooms.

Many families in these cities live in conditions that are dangerous to their health, due to the lack of a clean and safe bathrooms.

What will you do?

During this build you and your team will learn how to build and install bathrooms for people living in Santa Cruz without access to a safe toilet or wash facilities.

You can expect to move bricks and rocks, mix cement, dig trenches, learn how to cut and tie rebar, and more.

During the build you will be supported by local volunteers and work alongside them, the community, and the family themselves.


  • 14 Nov. – Arrival in country, meeting the team, team welcome dinner
  • 15 Nov – Team orientation and site seeing activities
  • 16-19 Nov. – Building on site
  • 20 Nov. – Half day build, closing ceremony and farewell dinner
  • 21 Nov. – Site seeing and cultural activities
  • 22 Nov. – Depart for UK or onward travel

Joseane Brazil beneficiary
My house represents a safe place where I can raise my three daughters. Thank you to all of the volunteers that helped make my dream come true. Joseane - Homeowner in Brazil
For me, it is so important to have a house that I can be proud to hand over to my children in the future. Fernando - Homeowner in Recife

Further Information



All Habitat for Humanity entities that host international volunteers go through a rigorous vetting process every year to ensure...


All Habitat for Humanity entities that host international volunteers go through a rigorous vetting process every year to ensure.that they are meeting all required health, safety, and security standards as set by Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI). This includes ensuring that the hotel is safe and secure, catering and restaurants meet hygiene standards, and that the situation on the ground is conducive to volunteers being able to perform their tasks in a safe environment.

Our Team Leaders are trained to constantly assess risks both on and off of the build site. They are also fully trained in how to seek assistance if the situation on the ground changes over the course of the build.The risk assessment for Global Village destinations is performed by the Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) Senior Specialist, Safety and Security.

Medical and Evacuation insurance is provided for volunteers in the case of injury, illness, or the need to leave the area or country due to factors out of Habitat for Humanity’s control.

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Fundraising is as easy as telling your friends, family and co-workers about why you build with Habitat for Humanity...

Fundraising Support

Fundraising is as easy as telling your friends, family and co-workers about why you build with Habitat for Humanity. They may even ask to join the team!

We set you up with a great team page that you can connect to and build your own individual fundraising pages from.

When you register, you will receive a link to the fundraising team page so you can get set up.

The website is also full of useful resources to spread the word!

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Cost Breakdown

Every trip includes a direct contribution to Habitat for Humanity’s work, and the rest covers your...

Cost Breakdown

Every trip includes a direct contribution to Habitat for Humanity’s work, and the rest covers your volunteer experience.

Registration Fee

The registration fee is payable upon registration. This portion of the costs cannot be fundraised, and is non-refundable.

Minimum Fundraising Target

You may choose to fundraise or pay this amount after the registration fee has been paid.

Part of your fundraising target is a donation. The donation is split between supporting the team on ground, and supporting programmes in other countries supported by Habitat for Humanity GB.

The rest of your fundraising covers your trip expenses, such as food, activities, and accommodation.

Fundraising is easy: It’s as easy as telling your friends, family and co-workers about why you build with Habitat for Humanity. They may even ask to join the team! We set you up with a great website and coaching for success.

Not Included:

  • *Flights not included
  • *Vaccinations & visas are also not included in the price


You will stay at a hotel near the construction site (this allows us to boost local jobs too!) Everyone will stay in twin rooms, sharing it with another team member. All the meals are included. Typically breakfast is at the hotel, lunch is on-site or nearby, and dinner is at the hotel or a nearby restaurant.


Flights are not included in the trip cost, you need to organise them yourself. You can arrange to travel with other team members if you wish to - we let everyone organise their flights according to their own preferences. We can meet you at the airport or hotel.


We are not medical professionals, so before you travel please consult your GP or a travel clinic about the risks associated with your destination and what jabs you will need. The Fit for Travel website is a great starting point for identifying common risks such as malaria, zika, and other diseases.

Friends & Family

Yes - you can come with a friend or as a group - the more the merrier! You must be aged 18 to take part in the build on your own. If you are aged 16 or 17 you can sign up but, you must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.


All volunteers will be covered for emergency medical care in country through our insurance policy with Chubb. The coverage period is for the build dates only and cannot be extended for personal travel. Please note that this is emergency medical and evacuation insurance only and does not cover personal items or flights, therefore it is worth considering supplemental travel insurance.

Meet the team

Jemma Reid


Hello! I am the Global Volunteering Executive based in the Habitat for Humanity GB office. From the moment you sign up, to the time to arrive back home I will be on hand to support you. I am passionate about volunteering, and have spent many months volunteering around the world on a variety of different projects.

Trip Team Leader

Kirsty is the Team Leader for this build and will be here before you depart, to offer you support and advice. She will be there during the build on site, supporting you every step of the way. Team Leaders are experienced and have taken part in many builds before with diverse teams.
RHS team photo with hands in the middle

In-Country Team

The staff in country will be looking after you during your time in country alongside your Team Leader. From making sure that things run smoothly, to ensuring that you have aims for the day, they will be on hand to support you during the build.

Begin your adventure

Are you ready to sign up? Have you spoken to the Team Leader and reviewed our Terms and Conditions (PDF) and Payment Policy (PDF)?

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with many resources to help you fundraise. The Team Leader and our GV staff are here to support you throughout the process, don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions or concerns – contact the team leader here.

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!

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