Don Bosco

Vocational training in Bolivia

Dear Bolivia blog readers The last stop on the program of the development project week was the Instituto Tecnológico Don Bosco in El Alto. The institute provides over 2,000 students aged between 19 and 30 with training in predominantly technical and commercial vocations. The training is free of charge and is mainly aimed at young…

Trip with ENDA

Trip with ENDA

Dear Bolivia blog readers On the fourth day of our development project week, we visited the ruins at Tiwanaku and the world-famous Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable waters in the world. This trip was not purely for pleasure, as the main objective was to get to know the ENDA workers and the girls that they…

Diving into a different world

Diving into a different world

Dear Bolivia blog readers On the second day, we started out at 6 a.m. on the dot for the Bolivian plateau. The party included Richard Haep, Director of Caritas Schweiz in Bolivia and Rubén Araujo, Director of Caritas Corocoro and his team. These Caritas partner organizations have many years of experience in the construction of…

First day in Bolivia

First day in Bolivia

Dear Bolivia blog readers After a long and arduous journey, we arrived at our hotel in La Paz at 4.30 a.m. on Sunday morning. As we were all really tired and the next day’s program started at midday already, we went straight to bed. On Sunday, we met the whole group for lunch. Roland Gröbli…