Issue - February 2010



February 2010

Editorial

In this edition, Lena Midrez tells us about nutrition in Bolivia; Justin Gouin writes about Bolivian female migration looking for employment opportunities; Bolivia needs Ecological education; Walter Sánchez tells us about the history of transport in Cochabamba.read more...

February 2010

Editorial

In this edition, Lena Midrez tells us about nutrition in Bolivia; Justin Gouin writes about Bolivian female migration looking for employment opportunities; Bolivia needs Ecological education; Walter Sánchez tells us about the history of transport in Cochabamba.

The main objective of the cocha-banner is to promote different types of social work and happenings in Cochabamba or Bolivia in general, many of which the people of Cochabamba and visitors are unaware of. It is geared to help organizations, foundations and other groups spread the word of the work they do.

Cocha-banner is distributed for free within the city and covers a variety of topics from news and current affairs to features and reviews.

If you would like to present an article to publish in the cocha-banner or have any comments please send it to our email address:

cocha_banner@yahoo.co.uk

Cocha-banner is sponsored by: Projects Abroad an international development organisation.

Ximena Noya
Editor

Nutrition: a Fundamental Right?

Children and pregnant women are the first concerned by this issue. According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), malnourishment in children less than two years of age causes the death of one child out of five in the world. In South America, more than fifteen million children suffer from this problem. As a result of the extreme conditions and lack of education, malnutrition affects particularly the indigenous children. Thus, countries with high rates of indigenous population are the main victims of malnutrition. Countries such as Guatemala, Peru, Honduras and

read more ...

Archive Issues

2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010