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-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......

-by Rebeca Aguilar Walkley-   Art as a language This woman from the rural and isolated area of Bolivia, 34 years of age, only speaks Quechua (one of Bolivia’s indigenous languages). Before coming to the house she lived with her 4 children and other family......

– by Rebeca Aguilar Walkley –   What are your needs as a woman? What are your rights as a woman? How does it feel to be a woman? What makes you powerful? What makes you beautiful? What are your qualities?   I expected these......

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