From the Field

“AMPARA Initiative”

"AMPARA Initiative"  By María Antonia Pérez Caring for Each Other “Ampara” means “Hand” in Aymara, one of many indigenous languages spoken in Bolivia.  I learned that word and about the Aymaran culture while working with Quaker Bolivia Link (QBL) and United4Change...

The Crossing

The CrossingBy U4C Team The Crossing is a documentary telling the story of the Venezuelan crisis and the small boarder city willing to help, Cucuta.  (From www.thecrossingdoc.com) by Juliana Penaranda-Loftus U4C has partnered with Hope For Venezuelan Refugees Project,...

Hope For Venezuelan Refugees Project

Hope For Venezuelan Refugees ProjectBy U4C Team Approximately five million[1] refugees and migrants have left Venezuela as a result of the political turmoil, socio-economic instability and the ongoing humanitarian crisis – triggering the largest external displacement...

Eugenia

Eugenia Eugenia had the misfortune of being born in a country where women in rural and mining areas live in extreme poverty and under very difficult conditions. Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in South America where some women are often viewed as having only...

I’m Vicenta

Hello, I'm Vicenta Alumni - U4C Empowerment Program I am a 39 year old widow and now a single mother of 3 children.  Having lost my husband in a work-related accident, I am now responsible to provide for my children and father.  Life is difficult in my community and...

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