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.

30.08.2018

In August, our El Alto Future House was filled again with many new faces. The "Technical Training for Migrant Women" program began a new semester with a solemn reception. Representatives from the Mayor’s office and our team gave a big welcome to the more than 300 registered women, who are able to choose between 15 different courses. Also, August had prepared a special learning offer for our Family ...

31.07.2018

Bolivian Municipal Governments have their own budgets and political powers. Annual public assemblies are held, where the allocation of these budgets is voted on. We organized a workshop on this topic in Villa Aspiazu, so that representatives of civil society organizations, in Yanacachi, may have a better understanding on these assemblies. This workshop was held at  the request of a local organization ...

02.07.2018

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30.05.2018

In our community of origin, Yanacachi, you could not think of work this month. Everyone was busy with the preparation and the patronal feast in honor of "Señor del Pichu". After mass, held at the "Santa Barbara" Parish, a long procession took a walk around the town, accompanied by folk dance groups and curious people. These past months several areas of our Future House in El Alto were remodeled. ...

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 ...

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