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Bolivia

Bolivia Global Fellows, 2017.

Fellowships in Bolivia emphasize sustainable architecture, sustainable business, Khan Academy math tutoring program, an ecology program and a partnership with Grameen Bank.

Placements

AHA Bolivia 

Fair trade, ethical manufacturer and supplier working with Bolivian artisans to produce high quality handbags, toys and knitwear.

Website: http://www.ahabolivia.com/
2016 Photos: Flickr Album 
2017 Placement Details

Bolivia4Ward

Creating better opportunities for underprivileged Bolivian children that struggle with a limited education system.

2017 Photos: Flickr Album

2017 Student Blogs

 

 

Bolivia Factbook

Global Fellows placement country

Location:
Central South America, southwest of Brazil

Climate:
Varies with altitude; humid and tropical to cold and semiarid

Terrain:
Rugged Andes Mountains with a highland plateau (Altiplano), hills, lowland plains of the Amazon Basin. Landlocked; shares control of Lago Titicaca, world's highest navigable lake (elevation 3,805 m), with Peru.

Population:
10,800,882 (July 2015)

Ethnic Groups:
Mestizo (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry) 68%, Indigenous 20%, White 5%, Cholo/chola 2%, Black 1%, Other 1%, Unspecified 3%

Languages:
Spanish (official) 60.7%, native languages 36.8%, foreign languages 2.4%

Global Fellows placement country 
Information from the CIA's World Factbook