Amos Budde


Amos Budde graduated from Brown University in 2010, where he studied economics, public policy, Russian language, international relations, and eventually ended up with a degree in Mathematics.  

He spent three months in Bolivia working at an agricultural high school with the support of the International Service Fellowship from the Brown University Swearer Center.  Afterwards he moved to Buenos Aires to find work and run away from the Northern Hemisphere´s winter season.

In his spare time, Amos sings, throws Frisbees, blogs about cooking, and plays South American folkloric guitar. 

He can be reached at [firstname].[lastname] [at]  Please reach him, he probably misses you.

Stories by this author

  • Saying Goodbye in Tarairi, Bolivia.
    | 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...
  • | 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...
  • The San Martin Plaza in Buenos Aires.  The statue represents the Job Hunt
    | October 20th, 2010
      First let me introduce myself to the readers of this conversation.  My name is Amos Budde and I am a ´10 graduate of the mathematics department at Brown University.  After graduation, I spent the summer working in Bolivia on an...
  • | 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...
  • | 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...
  • | 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...