Bolivia

Decades of political instability and economic crisis have made Bolivia one of the poorest countries in South America. Despite some gradual improvement, the country continues to be marked by great inequality at the expense of rural populations, who are more exposed to poverty and have limited access to healthcare and social services.
Since 1977, COOPI has concentrated its activities predominantly in the departments of Potosì, Cochabamba, La Paz and in the region of Bolivian Chaco, where it has worked to strengthen farmers’ ability to mitigate related climate change-related risks through proper management of water resources and the use of renewable energy. In addition, it has carried out considerable work in the healthcare and social services sector, above all through programmes promoting intercultural health.
In recent years our interventions have focused on providing assistance to communities affected by natural disasters, mainly droughts and floods, working in tandem with local authorities to improve preparedness for and response to such events. Lastly, we have worked with local partners to promote programmes aimed at favouring intercultural dialogue, conflict mediation and gender equality, in order to safeguard the numerous indigenous communities scattered across the territory.

*Data about COOPI’s achievements are based on last balance sheet

The situation in Bolivia

The results of COOPI



113/187
ISU
9%
Illiteracy rate
27%
Rate of moderate/severe child malnutrition
16%
Rate of the population living below the poverty line


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Projects
33.360
Beneficiaries
1
International staff
3
Local staff

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