Chipaya, 1st EUAV Mission in the Field
Kids from the local Primary School "Santa Ana de Chipaya".
Monitoring the "invernaderos", greenhouses producing new cultivations.
The Museum of Chipayas' History and Culture.
Building located in the village's central square.
The renovated "albergue", linked to the tourist development project involving the community.
Clemente, Carlo and Alice during the monitoring phase at the community tourism hotel.
The main entrance of the village.
Kids playing in Chipaya's main square.
Local citizens coming back home at sunset.
Graffiti on a house in front of the bus terminal, made up of just one vehicle.
Rio Lauca. Over the centuries, this river safeguarded the survival of the village.
Glimpse on a "calle", narrow street flooded following hard raining days.
Located at 3687 m.a.s.l., 220kms from the city of Oruro, the municipality of Chipaya is part of Oruro Dept., Bolivia.
Here's the visual storytelling of our first mission in the field (20-22 February 2017) as EUAidVolunteers within the framework of the project "Qnas Soñi", managed by GVC Bolivia (Gruppo di Volontariato Civile) and Cebem (Centro Boliviano de Estudios Multidisciplinarios), financed by the EU and AICS.
During our visit, we met Chipaya community, introduced ourselves to the local authorities and population, planned next months' activities as collaborators in the project implementation.
A photo-reportage by Michele Pasquale, GVC Communication Officer in Bolivia.
Portfolio 1: lensculture.com/michele-pasquale - Portfolio 2: flickr.com/photos/fuyu/ - Instagram: ntwari_mickey
Italian version of this reportage on the official EUAV portal:
For more information:
CEBEM (Centro Boliviano de Estudios Multidisciplinarios)
Unión Europea en Bolivia / European Union in Bolivia
European Commission - Civil Protection & Humanitarian Aid Operations - ECHO
This article will be published on the official project website chipaya.org