An Educated City

In Sucre, Bolivia, public and private schools are in abundance

After spending the day visiting the Santa Rosa School outside of Sucre, Bolivia, it was time for our Director of International Programs, Luis Bourdet, and me to visit the Gattorno School — also known as the Santa Ana School — in the center of the city. As one of eight schools we are affiliated within with in the small area that makes up downtown Sucre, I would quickly find out just how important education is […]

Checking In at Our Largest Site in Sucre

The La Inmaculada School serves hundreds of students from impoverished households

Although all the schools we work with in Bolivia were large, serving hundreds of children from neighboring communities, the La Inmaculada School was by far the largest I had seen during my time in Sucre. Our Director of International Programs, Luis Bourdet, and I were scheduled to visit the school on a Thursday morning, but come to find out, that was a day that was scheduled for a city wide teachers strike, in which schools […]

Feeding Kids in Alto San Pedro

Cristo Rey Mission offers meals for neighborhood children throughout the week

Of the eight affiliated sites we work with in Sucre, Bolivia, just two are located outside of the city center. On our first day in Bolivia, our Director of International Programs, Luis Bourdet, and I visited the Santa Rosa School in Yolata, where Children Incorporated is supporting families from the surrounding farming community. On our fifth day in Sucre, we once again ventured away from the city to visit Cristo Rey Mission, our affiliated site […]

Learning Culinary Skills in Yotala

At the Santa Rosa School in Bolivia, skills training is a focus much before graduation

After spending a few days in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, visiting with a few of our affiliated sites in the area, it was time for our Director of International Programs, Luis Bourdet, and myself to take the short trip by plane to Sucre, where Children Incorporated supports seven schools, helping hundreds of children living in poverty every year. I had not visited Sucre the last time I traveled to Bolivia in 2016, so I was especially […]

Making a Lasting Difference in the Lives of Children in Need

Legacy Giving is one of the most important ways we plan for the future

Dear Friends, As the leader of Children Incorporated, one of my greatest responsibilities is finding the funds needed to meet the vast array of needs presented to us, almost on a daily basis. These needs come from our volunteer coordinators and those managing our programs in the field, and they are many and diverse. Our child sponsorship program addresses a large number of the more common requests such as those for food, clothing, and school […]

Our Fall 2023 Newsletter

Read Stories of Hope from Around the World

We are happy to share with you our Fall 2023 Newsletter, highlighting our work around the world thanks to you, our sponsors and donors, and your generosity and dedication to helping children in need. Enjoy! VISITING OUR AFFILIATED SITES IN BOLIVIA Children Incorporated supports hundreds of children in three different cities and at twelve affiliated sites in Bolivia — all of whom are greatly benefiting thanks to their sponsors. This past spring, our Director of International […]