Alejandra Silvera worked with the organization, Educating the Streets and the Construyendo Sociedad (EC-CS), from July 6th to August 24th.
Educating the Streets works to faciliate a balance between the work and studies of young child workers. Alejandra assisted in communications, marketing, and social media. In addition, she created recreational and educational activities for children in the after school program. For Alejandra, her time with Educating the Streets “was more than a professional experience, it was a life experience.” Her work was “interesting because they allowed me to apply my previous skills, ideas, and opinions to impact a real project.”
As for the kids back at Educating the Streets, Alejandra maintains that “they are the most beautiful children in Bolivia. I am definitely going to miss them!”