Stories of Transformation: Mario

Lauren AndersonImpact Bolivia, Updates

La Jornada (“The Journey”) is a shared home for former street kids who have left the streets for various children’s homes, graduated from high school and are committed to continuing their education by taking up a skilled trade or gaining a professional qualification. Andres, one of the staff members at La Jornada, shared this story with us while visiting Canada in June. “We have a … Read More

La Jornada Gives Street Kids a Second Chance

iTeams CanadaImpact Bolivia, Updates

Street kids in Bolivia grow up believing they are disposable, invisible, insignificant, and unloved. Many have ended up on the street as a result of addiction or abuse. After being released from the system at age 18, they can become trapped in the same cycle of poverty as their parents, unable to support themselves beyond a very basic level. Some … Read More