South America

About this location

Since the mid-1970s, Change for Children has been working with indigenous communities in Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru and with urban populations of migrants to the cities of South America who have been marginalized by their lack of access to lands and resources.

Our work

By strengthening indigenous associations, farmers’ organizations, women’s groups and local movements working in poor rural and urban areas, community-based organizations and their leaders have gained a stronger voice and the right skills to manage their lands, promote their rights and cultures and build a better, more prosperous future for all.

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Better Nutrition, Better Learning

In a region where 63% of households are unable to provide the minimum caloric intake for their families, this project puts food on the table in Alto Beni, Bolivia. Women work collectively to produce more food, create nutritious & marketable food products and then sell them to the school breakfast pr...

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