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.

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 ...

31.07.2019

In July, 200 women celebrated the successful completion of the semester of our program "Technical Training for Migrant Women in El Alto". The mayor of El Alto personally handed over the certificates of the course to the female participants. During the past five months, the women attended classes in which they learned to repair cell phones or paint walls, for example. In this way we want to enable the ...

30.06.2019

In June, our team in Tarija once again set out on the long way from the town of Tarija to the countryside, where the Guaraní village of Tentaguazu is located in the dry and hot Chaco region. There, since the beginning of the year, we have been improving the living conditions of the host mothers and their protégés by building bathrooms and plastering walls. Together with the mayor we visited the ...

30.05.2019

Where does our garbage go? How is it discarded? Who is responsible? Urgent questions that arise again and again in the Municipality of Yanacachi. In the main communities and its surroundings you can see many unofficial garbage containers. The increasing consumption of products in plastic packaging has aggravated the problem in recent years. That is why our program „Public Access“ has decided ...

30.04.2019

Breaking down gender stereotypes and daring new things - in April we would like to report two special courses in our vocational training program for migrant women in El Alto: The construction boom in El Alto and La Paz is currently in great demand for qualified personnel in this field. Women are hardly represented in this professional field in Bolivia, many do not dare to work in such a "male domain". ...

31.03.2019

Being financially independent, improving their skills, creating a micro-enterprise or gaining greater self-confidence, are some common goals shared by women who have started this March their technical training in our project "Migrant Women" in El Alto. In preparation for this new semester and with the cooperation of the Mayor’s office, we modified the courses offered, to the economy situation of ...

28.02.2019

New classrooms, with the ability to fill them with students. But, without enough tables and chairs so that everyone can sit down and learn comfortably? Children in Copacabana know this situation very well. With the support of the German embassy, we were able to equip José Ballivian School with furniture, just in time for the new school year. Two reinforcement course classrooms were equipped with 40 ...

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