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-By Mia Hall- Throughout the world, environmental sustainability is become an increasingly debated topic; we are living in a moment where little by little, people are beginning to realise real change is the answer. Bolivia is a country with huge levels of plastic pollution, present......

-By Emilia Hall- We are very excited to say that in December, Pintar en Bolivia was invited for the first time to French regional TV! And what’s more, we now have a subtitled version we can share for you to enjoy! Violaine, who is part......

-By Emilia Hall- Project Kallpa is Pintar en Bolivia’s Women Empowerment project. Kallpa (meaning “strength” in Quechua) offers support to vulnerable women within the city of Cochabamba, using art therapy as a tool geared towards self-expression. The project does this in a number of ways;......

-by Emilia Hall-   Bolivia, as we’ve mentioned in previous posts, is a country that has a restrictive taboo surrounding the topic of mental health. And this is something that becomes more and more apparent to us when working in Project T’ikay, a project that......

-by Emilia Hall-   T’ikay: in Quechua, meaning to flourish, to bloom. And this is exactly what Pintar en Bolivia’s Project T’ikay aims to do. Working in a local centre that houses children who have suffered from severe and traumatic burns, the project encourages the......

-by Emilia Hall-   The morning of Día de la Mujer found our usually sunny Cochabamba under a rare rainy day. Making our way to CBA (Centro Bolivianio Americano, a socially focused school that teaches English), we worried somewhat about attendance…for if there’s one thing......

  On the 7th of September 2018 Pintar en Bolivia organised a community event called Art Break Day in Parque Lincoln Cochabamba. Art Break Days is an international event that takes place once a year in the first week of September in over 203 communities......

-by Chris Lucas-   I am a musician from Australia and I have been in Bolivia for three weeks now, and have throughly enjoyed my time here so far. Although a walk through Cochabamba makes it easy to see that a large sector of the......

We all move forward when we recognize how resilient and striken the women around us are. – Rupi Kaur   March 8th, the ‘International Women’s Day’, an extremely important day for the women in the shelter. A day of recognition for ALL women who have experience violence......

-by Rebeca Alguilar Walkley-   Art allows the unspeakable to be spoken. – Artwell Art Therapy This young lady never had much care from her mother, who spent a lot time in a psychiatric centres. Her violent stepfather took care of her. On top of......

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