These blogs and photos journals tell the stories of SFU students’ experiences in Bolivia. ___________________________________________________________________
Catalina’s blog (Summer 2012)
Catalina’s work in Bolivia is to interview the graduates of seven CED training programs, to see what kinds of impacts the project is having on people, communities and institutions. Her internship is funded by Students for Development, a program of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.
Christian in Bolivia (Summer 2012)
Christian Filip is working with a Bolivian NGO called CINEP in Cochabamba, helping with training in sustainable development with indigenous people living in the TIPNIS park reserve. The communities are seeking to balance environmental conservation with income generation. His internship is funded by Students for Development, a program of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.
Francisco’s experience (Summer 2011)
Francisco’s entry contains pictures of his work at IICCA (Instituto de Investigación y Capacitación Campesina). IICCA is a NGO that works with campesino communities in four rural municipalities (Yunchará, San Lorenzo, Uriondo and El Puente) located in the department of Tarija, Boliva. The internship was funded by the Bolivian CED Project.
Isabel’s entry is an interview conducted by Melanie Woo from SFU International Co-op regarding her Student’s For Development (SFD) experience. Isabel went on the SFD program in Summer 2011 where she worked with an organization called ICO (Instituto de Capacitacion del Oriente) in Bolivia, also part of the Bolivia CED Project.