The Journey Begins

  • Saying Goodbye in Tarairi, Bolivia.
    Amos Budde | October 21st, 2010
    The follow entry reflects on my project as a whole The school:         Founded in 2007, El Centro de Educación Alternativa Agrícola_Tarairí (CEAA_T, or the Alternative Agricultural Education Center of Tarairí) is...
  • Amos Budde | October 20th, 2010
    Gentle Readers, this post is to announce the official closing of this conversation, as my project in Bolivia has ended and I myself have moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina.  The project was a great success, and if you are interested in hearing...
  • Amos Budde | August 10th, 2010
    Uyuni, Bolivia Southwestern Bolivia is paralyzed. For the past two weeks, protesters in the centrally-located city of Potosi have blockaded all roads to the city, affecting commerce and travel across the country. This also happens to fortuitously...
  • Amos Budde | July 27th, 2010
    Amos Budde, Tarairi, Bolivia Soil degradation is a common subject of complaint among the people of the Chaco. Deforestation, drought, and poor choices and practices in crops cultivation have stripped the soil of its beneficial nutrients, leaving...
  • Amos Budde | July 21st, 2010
    Villa Montes, Bolivia How can one break from the cycle of poverty in rural South America, where good education is as scarce as decent work? In the poorest country in South America, Agro XXI is trying find the answer. AgroXXI is a small non-profit...