Our articles cover a wide range of topics, from women’s empowerment to indigenous education to Bolivian society and politics. Our aim is to inform, inspire and bring our readers closer to the Chaco and the issues that matter to us most.

The Other “Most Important Election in a Generation”

In a few days, voters will go to the polls. They will decide the leadership of their country as they confront grave challenges to its democratic institutions against the backdrop of the ongoing ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic and its accompanying economic turmoil.

COVID-19 Exacerbates Gender Inequalities in Latin America

We are not all in this together. Sure, we are all experiencing the common disruption that is COVID-19. But some are shouldering the burden more heavily than others. One such group is women in Latin America.

Celebration of Women in Modern Bolivia

In Bolivia, there are two holidays in each calendar year which recognize and celebrate women. By exploring the roots of these holidays, we open a window into Bolivian culture and history.

Peanut Soup – A Delicious Microcosm of the Slow Life

From planting, to harvesting, to de-shelling, to cooking, to eating, peanut soup is a delicious microcosm of life at a slower pace.

Extractivism in Bolivia

While extractive industries like natural gas can spur investment in infrastructure and create jobs, Bolivia’s history provides a stark warning on the fleeting benefits of economic growth based on export commodities.

Why the Chaco Fund?

“Why are we doing this?” As members of the Chaco Fund’s Board of Directors rolled down the main highway in the Chaco on one rainy and humid day this past November, this question led to a pause in conversation.

Life in the Chaco

The Chaco Fund is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that seeks to empower young women in Bolivia by unlocking educational opportunities.

Why Educate Women?

The Chaco Fund is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that seeks to empower young women in Bolivia by unlocking educational opportunities.

Welcome to the Chaco Fund!

The Chaco Fund is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that seeks to empower young women in Bolivia by unlocking educational opportunities.

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Extractivism in Bolivia

Extractivism in Bolivia

While extractive industries like natural gas can spur investment in infrastructure and create jobs, Bolivia’s history provides a stark warning on the fleeting benefits of economic growth based on export commodities.

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Why the Chaco Fund?

Why the Chaco Fund?

“Why are we doing this?” As members of the Chaco Fund’s Board of Directors rolled down the main highway in the Chaco on one rainy and humid day this past November, this question led to a pause in conversation.

read more

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