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.

28.01.2024

More than 300 women have already registered for the vocational courses that our project against violence and environmental destruction is offering in the new semester. Cooking, baking and sewing are still the most popular courses. However, thanks to the intensive public relations work of our project team, more and more women are willing to take an interest in activities other than the ...

24.12.2023

The Fundación Pueblo team thanks you for your support this year and wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2024!

31.10.2023

In October our project for the promotion of women in El Alto also offered courses in the countryside: In the Yungas, in Yanacachi and Huancane, we organized two workshops on gender roles and empowerment respectively for interested women. In the Entre Ríos district, we organized a baking workshop where participants learned how to make different types of pastries, such as empanadas, orange cake, ...

30.09.2023

At the end of September, our two projects Public Access in Yanacachi and Promotion of Women in El Alto set out together to hike the pre-Columbian Takesi Trek. However, they were not on the trail just for fun. With trash bags in their luggage, they picked up trash left behind on the popular hiking trail. In mixed weather, the hikers descended more than 2,000 meters in altitude in two days on old ...

31.08.2023

In mid-August, we assisted the Boundaries, Land and Territory Commission of the Yanacachi Municipal Council in organizing the event "Mining Concessions in Yanacachi County and the Threat to the Environment." At the beginning of the event, participants shared their observations: For example, the earth movements and the detour of the river caused by mining threaten roads and houses. In addition, ...

31.07.2023

After three weeks of winter vacation, our scholarship holders returned to their classrooms on July 24. There was great reason for joy at the Tentaguazu Boarding School in Indigenous Families, where we were able to hand over the second set of multipurpose furniture to the scholarship holders at the beginning of the second half of the year. The furniture allows the children to store their laundry ...

30.06.2023

In June, 16 children of the 2nd grade of Felix Ernesto Moscoso School visited our office in Yanacachi together with their teacher. The aim of the visit to the headquarters of our project "Access to Civic Information" was to find out how rural radio works in Yanacachi. Our reporter Oscar García explained that in the past, a recording device called "little box" was used to record radio reports. ...

31.05.2023

International interns and volunteers are an enrichment for Fundación Pueblo and provide important impulses for our work. They support the daily work in one of our programs and, depending on their interest, can also carry out their own small projects. In doing so, they gain an intensive insight into our work and Bolivian society.

In the last weeks intern Charlotte from Germany worked ...

30.04.2023

Children's Day is celebrated in many countries, but on different days. The purpose of this day is to draw attention to the special needs of children and their protection and rights. In Bolivia, this special day is celebrated every year on April 12 with events for children throughout the country - and this year was no exception in our Weekly Boarding Schools in Indigenous Families:

For ...

31.03.2023

Social media, such as TikTok and Instragram, are also highly popular among young people in our home municipality of Yanacachi. But how does this development affect rural radio stations, which have been providing people in remote regions of Bolivia with independent information for decades and play an important role in upholding the right to freedom of expression? We explored this question in March ...

16.02.2023

After months of hard work, the completely overhauled drinking water system "Napichan" in the lowlands of Tarija was inaugurated this month. It supplies both the central community of Tentaguazu, whose women we have been supporting for several years with the Boarding School in Indigenous Families, and the four surrounding Guaraní villages of Casa de Piedra, Arenal, Yumbia and Ivopeity in the district ...

30.01.2023

On January 24, Alacitas was celebrated in the region of La Paz, including our home community of Yanacachi. The festivity has its origins in the Aymara culture. Miniature objects, such as houses, university degrees or cars, are offered for sale. They symbolize the wishes and resolutions for this new year. For example, if you wish a trip to the other person, you buy a mini passport, have it blessed ...

Fundación Pueblo 2024, La Paz.
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