Social issues

FUNDACIÓN CASARI

08 Jul, 2021 | Alexis King

Photos: Alexis KingENGLISH VERSIONSat in Don Massimo’s office, the walls of which are adorned with photos and trophies from various football teams he’s helped, he tells a story of when he first establ...

ART AND IDENTITY / ARTE E IDENTIDAD

08 Jul, 2021 | Michael Protheroe

ENGLISH VERSIONWith a series of LGBT+-related events running over the last few weeks in La Paz, I discovered a ‘¿Literatura homosexual en Bolivia?’ panel, and, not knowing much about Bolivian literatu...

HEALING SPACES / ESPACIOS DE SANACIÓN

30 Jun, 2021 | Elsemieke de Boer

ENGLISH VERSION Local Produce Feeds the Urban ThrongsDoña Berta’s greenhouse is part of a smart solution to today’s global urban challenges. The rapid urbanization rates of the last decades, especiall...

THROUGH THE EYES OF THE BLIND / A TRAVÉS DE LOS OJOS QUE NO PUEDEN VER

30 Apr, 2021 | Josephine Zavaglia

Photo: Josephine ZavagliaENGLISH VERSIONDeconstructing the challenges of the visually impaired people of BoliviaThe world view of visually impaired librarian Olga Mendoza affords insights into hu...

MITOLOGÍAS IMAGINARIAS

30 Apr, 2021 | Renata Lazcano Silva

Photos: Courtesy of Mateo Caballero & Natalia PeñaENGLISH VERSION A ‘micro revolution’ of art, education and playThis story begins in 2018 at 4,100 metres above sea level in the small town of...

YUQUI: LA LUCHA MÁS FUERTE

01 Jan, 2021 | Sara Aliaga

A Photo essay by Sara Aliaga Ticona

LA SAYA NO ES TODO

29 Dec, 2020 | Rhiannon Matthias

Photos: Rhiannon Matthias ENGLISH VERSIONAfro-Bolivians struggle for recognition of their place in Bolivian history This year marks the 10th anniversary of the passing of Law 200 of the...

CHRISTMAS IN TRANSLATION / NAVIDAD EN TRADUCCIÓN

29 Dec, 2020 | Charles Bladon

Photos: Iván RodríguezExploring the quirks and staples of a Bolivian ChristmasTurkey, Christmas trees, fairy lights, snow and a warm fire: these are a few things that instantly come to my mind when th...

Let´s reconcile Bolivia! / Reconciliemos Bolivia

11 Oct, 2020 | Reconciliemos Bolivia.org

Image: https://reconciliemosbolivia.org/ENGLISH VERSIONThe campaign “You are better than that! Let's reconcile Bolivia with dialogue "     The campaign seeks to raise awarenes...

Chronicles of an English teacher in Bolivia / Relato de una profesora de inglés en Bolivia

30 Sep, 2020 | Nair Yumi Ode Hiramatsu

ENGLISH VERSIONI started teaching English when I was 21 years old. I had just finished university and still had no clear career goals. I received a call from a prestigious school in the city of La Paz...

Studying in a public univeristy / Vivencias en la universidad pública

30 Sep, 2020 | Wilmer Machaca

Illustration: Marco TóxicoENGLISH VERSIONYour time at university is shaped by the unique experiences and memories that you acquire over the course of your degree. In Bolivia, while each university has...

Enseña por Bolivia

30 Sep, 2020 | Claudia Arce

Image: Huascar CabreraENGLISH VERSIONA Better Future Exists! In February 2021, more than 30 young leaders with a strong sense of social commitment to Bolivia, will arrive at the Unidades Educativas (E...

Facilitating Disability / Capacitar un reto dentro de la discapacidad

30 Sep, 2020 | Iván Suarez Leaño

Photo: Programa LiriosENGLISH VERSIONWhen I was at university, I wanted to become a teacher at some point in my life. I felt that I had a knack for teaching, perhaps it was a response to the fact that...

Swimming Against the Current / Nadando Contra la Corriente

30 Sep, 2020 | Anneli Aliaga / Charles Bladon

Photos: Lars Baron, Revista “Las Super Poderosas”ENGLISH VERSIÓNHow Olympic Swimmer and Coach Karen Torrez Revolutionized her Sport in BoliviaA quick glance at Bolivia’s swimming records will tel...

Urban Music, Identity and Struggle in the Andes / Música urbana, identidad y lucha en los andes

30 Sep, 2020 | Carlos Macusaya, Eber Miranda

Photos: Pablo VargasENGLISH VERSIONWe’re a musical duo that primarily rose from the need to musically express and defend ourselves as “indigenous scum”, as we are commonly, derogatorily called. We wil...