Show and Tell

Show and Tell

Slowly but surely we have arrived to the moment of truth, when we were supposed to present our work, everything we have found out about the school system, their future possibilities and some recommendations to the municipality to change at least a bit in order to help...
What’s next?

What’s next?

My last week in Samaipata was very intense, because we carried on non-formal education activities in different classes of two different schools in Samaipata. The objective of these activities was to get students involved in our project by telling them about our...
Meeting the target group is the key in our work

Meeting the target group is the key in our work

Bolivia is still gorgeous and thanks to the occasional rain it is really refreshing. We are still enjoying the late summertime, the mountains and the wonderful landscapes. During the third week I had the opportunity to make a reflection about the youth work. Between...
Alternative School in Bolivia

Alternative School in Bolivia

This week we spent most of the time writing our research, but we had the opportunity to be for a day volunteer in an alternative Primary School. Flor de Montaña Educational Community is 6 km far from Samaipata Town, in a 7-hectare land in which the kids develop...
Discovering Samaipata’s schools

Discovering Samaipata’s schools

During this week we’ve been going around Samaipata rural villages to meet headmasters and teachers working in both primary and secondary schools. It has been a week quite challenging because we gave a line to what the final output of our job shadowing in Bolivia...
Rethinking the idea of urban and rural

Rethinking the idea of urban and rural

It is hard to believe, but the second week is arriving to its end, so that means we have already reached the half of our job shadowing in Bolivia. It is still very relaxing, quite refreshing and there is no rush at all. Every morning on my way to work, I am greeting...