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Follow your dreams – The Story of Tebo, Sustainable Bolivia Art Resident

Tebo By Jaana Yli-Kauhaluoma Who is Diego? Diego Estebo, best known as Tebo, is an artist born in 1982 in Barcelona, Spain. He studied Graphic design in Vigo and illustration in Coruña in Galicia. After graduating he moved to Madrid where he worked in various part-time jobs such as digital press and conducting surveys. After two years he decided to open his own web and graphic design studio with two of his friends. Still it was art that had always been his passion and illustrating was the way Tebo spent his free time outside his regular working hours. As an […]Read More »
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My Time as a Marketing Intern at Sustainable Bolivia

 Marketing Intern – Elise Fjordbakk   By Elise Fjordbakk When I first found out I was actually going to Cochabamba to work as a Marketing Intern at Sustainable Bolivia (SB) earlier this year, I wasn’t sure what to expect. But after four months of getting to work alongside great colleagues, making new friends from all over the world and travelling throughout Bolivia, I know for sure I would go back in a heartbeat. As the Marketing and Social Media Intern for Sustainable Bolivia my main responsibilities included managing all social media platforms, writing and editing blogs on volunteer stories, partner […]Read More »
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Live and Breathe Sustainability

Sustainability Intern – Ida Ketonen By Elise Fjordbakk Here at Sustainable Bolivia, sustainability is pretty important. It’s in our name, the way we work and our way of life. This means we’re dedicated to promote sustainability both within our organisation and in the communities we work with. It’s safe to assume that most people have an idea of what sustainability, or sustainable development is. That does not mean that we all share the same definition. Sustainable development has various definitions, but the age old definition was set by the Brundtland Commission in the report “Our Common Future”, also known as […]Read More »
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How to do Crowdfunding for Your Organization

Jesse Wilson in Tunas Pampas by Jessie Maguire Jesse Wilson spent a good portion of her time in Cochabamba fundraising, and you could too. I sat down with her to discuss her success and exactly how she did it! Here’s the Q and A. Q: Tell me where you’re from, what you studied and why you chose to go to Bolivia initially. A: I’m from Vermont, I studied Biology at university at Hobart and William Smith. I couldn’t get into healthcare afterwards, and I wanted to learn a second language. I knew someone who had worked with Sustainable Bolivia. Then […]Read More »
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Reflecting on My Time in Bolivia

A fun game of tag at an Orphanage in Cochabamba. by Logan Miller Pratico One question that I frequently found myself being asked over the past 7 months is ‘what is your favorite part about Bolivia?’ Most people, looking for a straight answer, are quite surprised (and maybe somewhat irritated) when I respond with an answer that can take most of 10 minutes. But the truth is that there is no simple answer to this question. After 7 months of travel in Bolivia I have seen so many great places, talked to so many amazing people and had so many […]Read More »
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Smart Volunteering: Play to Your Strengths

by Joey Taylor You might have heard of the term “Corporate Social Responsibility” (CSR), also known as a corporate conscience, responsible business  or corporate citizenship. If not, the ethos of CSR is to deliver initiatives that benefit society and involves being responsible for the impact of the companies’ actions. CSR is something I feel passionately about. I have worked in this industry for the last three years; managing corporate employees who, between them, gave thousands of hours to volunteer, and raisied over £1 million for charity. Of course, reasons that companies participate in CSR are not all selfless, and there […]Read More »
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Ewe, me and Maria: A Day in the (Performing) Life

by Amy Booth I’m looking at the sheep, and the sheep is looking at me. I naively believed this to be an ordinary and unremarkable sheep, but from the way this girl is cowering from it, there is clearly a Pandora’s box of malice behind its blank, ovine eyes. This is probably a sheep that shouts sexually objectifying insults from truck windows. It probably siphons funds to Panama. This was not entirely how I expected this afternoon at work to go, but after five months volunteering with Performing Life in Alto Buena Vista, fewer and fewer things surprise me. When […]Read More »
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