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.

30.04.2018

It gives us pleasure to inform you this month, that our innovative concept “Weekly Boarding in Indigenous Families” also enjoys great interest beyond our project in Copacabana. The program offers a solution for the difficulties of school access in rural regions. In April, our local coordinator, David, traveled to the very rural region Chaco Chuquisaqueño in the center of Bolivia. ...

31.03.2018

In March, the new semester of technical training courses for migrant women began at our Casa del Futuro in El Alto. As last year, we offer women the opportunity to strengthen their technical capacities; these participants may also attend several transversal courses for their personal development. For example, we offer courses on family violence against women. We are pleased to have been distinguished, ...

27.02.2018

In Copacabana many activities were held in February. Last month we organized all the necessary things for another year of lodging. Student in family; we signed the agreements with parents of the recipients scholarship, this month. In addition, we prepare and equip the bedrooms in the homes of the host mothers with cots and mattresses. This month we also moved the pedagogical space. The new environment ...

31.01.2018

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31.12.2017

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22.12.2017

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30.11.2017

While for children in Germany the school year has just started, our scholars in Copacabana are looking forward to their summer vacation. At the end of the school year, November, we organized our annual participatory evaluation project. Scholars, host mothers, parents, teachers and Yunchará Municipality Authorities together we look at the successes of this past year and the challenges of the upcoming ...

31.10.2017

In October, the Promoting Women’s project, began again, with a special course: Driving Vehicles - Buses and Minibuses. Now as in the past, this is the main means of transportation for most Bolivians. For many families, from poor neighborhoods of El Alto and La Paz, this sector offers a work alternative to the few existing jobs in the formal sector. Although many times family’s income depends on ...

30.09.2017

In September, our Student Family Accommodation in Copacabana, Tarija, received a special visit. Host mothers from Colquechaca Municipality, North Potosí were invited. In this region, our project has working since 2005. After receiving both financial and personnel support in their first years, and after several managements the City Hall states that the Student Housing is independent and has its own ...

31.08.2017

This August, we are extremely pleased to inform you of the successes of our project “Improvement of Basic Sanitation and Access to Water for host mothers”. At the beginning of August, we inaugurated eight new bathrooms and improved five in presence of the mayor and local authorities. Previously, we held two workshops for host mothers, their families, and scholars to learn how to use the new bathrooms ...

04.08.2017

Within the project for public access at our Yanacachi headquarters in the Yungas we offer a radio program. It serves to disseminate current information including remote communities that are usually difficult to attain. In July, a workshop was held for village reporters with the theme of qualitative journalism and the search for truth. The trainer is the well-known and valued journalist Guadalupe ...

06.07.2017

Village Foundation friends and collaborators to discuss a future workshop in Landau (Pfalz) this June. Over the weekend, a work retrospective was performed on the Foundation in Bolivia as well as its promoting associations in Germany, Europe;challenges on both sides of the Atlantic were also analyzed. SA particular emphasis was placed on the integration and connection with various volunteers who accompanied ...

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