Why the Chaco Fund?

Why the Chaco Fund?

Education “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.  For a moment we each sat quietly, watching the...
Life in the Chaco

Life in the Chaco

About The Chaco – South America’s final frontier.  Its dry forests run nearly uninterrupted from the pampas of Argentina to the mighty Amazon. Since time immemorial, The Chaco has been home – first to bands of nomadic hunters known as the Guaycuru, to indigenous...
Why Educate Women?

Why Educate Women?

Education Educational attainment is directly linked to quality of life. Educating young women, in particular, confers diverse benefits to society, so much so that female education has been called a “silver bullet” for social progress. Benefits of female education...
Welcome to the Chaco Fund!

Welcome to the Chaco Fund!

About We seek to empower young women in Bolivia by unlocking educational opportunities. The Chaco Fund is a 501c3 organization formed by a collection of returned Peace Corps volunteers whose mission is to contribute to the well-being of Bolivian Chaco communities by...