News from our projects

There is always a lot to report from our work. We regularly give a glimpse into the everyday life of our projects. “Photo-Chaski” is a short description of our current work in a page of words and pictures.  If you would like to subscribe please email us.

24.06.2020

The situation due to the corona pandemic is getting worse in Bolivia. It is now believed that the first corona case had also occured in our home municipality of Yanacachi. Still, we want to share something gratifying with you this month. In June, De Yanira and Oscar, our team for the “Open Access” project, received many colorful pictures every day. A total of 60 schoolchildren with 140 works of ...

31.05.2020

Children and adolescents in Bolivia are not going to school for more than 2 months. In rural areas, like Yanacachi, there is no online instruction either. At the same time, disinformation about the Corona Virus is high within the Bolivian population. This creates increasing uncertainty. The Governments are responsible for many measures related to the Corona Virus pandemic, but everyone can do something ...

30.04.2020

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31.03.2020

Bolivia was not spared from the global coronavirus pandemic. There are currently exit restrictions across the country to try to contain the virus outbreak. Public life was reduced to a minimum with the "Health Emergency" program. Our projects are also affected and try to adapt as best as possible to the new situation in the country. Our team from the Public Access program in Yanacachi supports the ...

29.02.2020

In February we completed the preparations for the new semester of our Technical Training program for Migrant Women in El Alto. Participants can choose from 13 different courses to improve their opportunities in the labor market. The program, like last year, will focus on courses that will raise awareness of women's non-traditional occupations. For example, this year the participants will be able to ...

31.01.2020

To start the year 2020, we signed an agreement with the Mayor of Yunchará to continue with the  Boarding School in Indigenous Families in Copacabana. As in 2019, elementary students, who live far away from the school, have the opportunity to live with a host mother during the week. She takes care of of her guests with love in a family atmosphere. The local coordinator, as a contact person, is also ...

31.12.2019

In December, 256 women celebrated the successful graduation of the technical training semester in El Alto. In the 15 courses, which took place in the last five months, in addition to traditional knowledge in the area of gastronomy and beauty, some participants also had the opportunity to acquire knowledge about the maintenance of printers and computers or the production of footwear. The program was ...

24.12.2019

The Fundación Pueblo team thanks you for your support this year and wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2020!    

30.11.2019

November was a socially and politically conflicting month in Bolivia. Gradually, the situation calms down again. We hope for a peaceful continuation of the begun conflict settlement and the holding of free elections in the next months. Despite the severity of the dispute, we continued our project activities as well as possible in the past few weeks. In the department of Tarija, the situation was ...

31.10.2019

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30.09.2019

An important instrument of transparency and participation of  Village Foundation is the Annual General Assembly which we hold each year in our municipality of origin, Yanacachi, and to which we invite all the inhabitants of the region. From Tarija, our coordinator, David invited the Local Coordinator of the Weekly Boarding School in Indigenous Families and the Representative of the Entre Ríos Education ...

31.08.2019

In August, our projects were visited by two groups of friends from Germany. In Yanacachi, Oscar reported on Public Access work and at the same time, visitors were able to learn more about the local cultivation of coffee and coca. Women in El Alto proudly shared their experiences of the training courses. In Tentaguazu, the opportunity was seized and the new sanitary project was inaugurated along with ...

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