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.

31.10.2022

Unfortunately, plastic waste also reaches the dry Chaco in the south of Bolivia. In September, the pupils from Tentaguazu therefore flocked out to collect the plastic waste that had accumulated around the village. This initiative was initiated by the teachers of the middle school in order to sensitise the children and young people to the problem of waste. We, the Fundación Pueblo, donated an extra ...

30.09.2022

Transparency and participation are the principles of the Fundación Pueblo, which are reflected in our annual public meetings. For this purpose, program leaders from all parts of the country where we are active travel to our "birthplace" Yanacachi in the Yunags of La Paz, as they did this year on September 10. Special guests this time were representatives of the Municipality of El Alto, who collaborate ...

31.08.2022

In August, the children and young people as well as the host mothers of the boarding house in Tentaguazu were very happy. We were able to hand over the first set of multi-purpose furniture, which was specially designed for the students' modest guest rooms. They should enable the children and young people to store their personal belongings and clothes neatly during their stay with the host mothers, ...

31.07.2022

In July, the final fair of the technical training courses of the project "Violence against Women in the Migrant City of El Alto: Prevention, Mitigation and Empowerment" took place in cooperation with the Municipality of El Alto. In total, participants from 12 different courses presented in fashion shows and at booths what they have learned in the last months. The fair was a great opportunity for ...

30.06.2022

The school year in Bolivia begins in February. The month of June is therefore the halfway point of the school year. While the students are looking forward to their well-deserved vacations, it was high time for our two boarding schools in Copacabana and Tentaguazu to look back on the last half year together with the scholarship holders, their parents, the host mothers and the local politicians. In different ...

31.05.2022

Mother's Day was celebrated in Bolivia on May 27. On the occasion of this special day, the cosmetics course of our project "Violence against Women in the Migrant City of El Alto" got involved in a home for the elderly. In addition to offers to strengthen the personality, the women had learned a lot about facial care, makeup and customer contact as part of the professional training in this course in ...

30.04.2022

Every year, 12 April is a special day for the children in Bolivia. On this day, the Day of the Child is celebrated. Also in our projects, this special day was celebrated extensively with games, cake, dances and a lot of exuberance. [caption id="attachment_2455" align="alignleft" width="300"] Traditional dances rehearsed by the children were performed at the boarding school in Tentaguazu.[/caption] [caption ...

31.03.2022

Already at the beginning of the school year in February, we were very pleased to sign another agreement with the Yunchará municipality. This year, 12 younger pupils from remote farming communities will be able to attend the Copacabana middle school in host families as part of the Boarding School in Indigenous Families. In the meantime, the school is in full swing and the children have settled in well ...

28.02.2022

Actually, the month of February would have been a reason for joy. After a long period of preparation, we were able to start a new year of boarding school in a indigenous family in Tentaguazu, where 48 scholarship holders were already being cared for by 18 host mothers at the beginning of the school year. However, the return of the children to the classroom in the Guaraní communities in the Entre Ríos ...

31.01.2022

In October, we launched our new project "Violence against Women in the Migrant City of El Alto" in response to the alarming increase in violence against women in Bolivia during the Corona pandemic. The project enjoyed great interest among the women in El Alto when it was enrolled. The pictures give some impressions of what the participants in the "Empowerment" component, in which they attend vocational ...

31.12.2021

In December, the Bolivian students are not only looking forward to Christmas, but also to the upcoming long summer holidays, which stretch from mid-December to the beginning of February. In our Boarding Schools in Indigenous Families, this means that a year is coming to an end and we take another look back with everyone involved to work out together what went well and what can be improved next year. ...

30.11.2021

At the beginning of autumn, Germany was affected by the fourth Covid-19 wave. In this context, vaccinations are currently a highly discussed topic in society. But what is the situation actually like in Bolivia? In Bolivia, the vaccination campaign began in February 2021, with Sinopharm and Sputnik V being the main vaccines, but also Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca and BioNtech. So far, around ...

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