Notice of Funding Opportunity

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY LA PAZ Notice of Funding Opportunity Funding Opportunity Title: Fondo de Pequeños Proyectos Inspira State Alumni Bolivia- ISAB Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-Alumni-FY18 Deadline for Applications: August 28, 2108 CFDA Number: 19.040 Total Amount Available: $15,000 Maximum for each award: $3,000 A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy in Bolivia through ...
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Books for Two Libraries in Santa Cruz

Annie Simpkins, the Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer of the United States Embassy, ​​ visited Santa Cruz to deliver books to the Municipal Library “El Recreo” and to the Library of the Centro Cultural Plurinacional.  The collection of more than 200 books written by US authors and translated into Spanish are basically literature for school kids, in ...
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Book Donation to El Alto Public University

Lia Miller, the Cultural Attache of the United States Embassy, ​​ visited the Public University of El Alto (UPEA) to deliver 164 reference books in Spanish on topics such as International Relations, Economics, Journalism, History, Culture, Literature, Public Administration, Law and Education, in addition to 80 publications of the State Department, destined to the library of ...
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Camp for ACCESS English Scholarship Coordinators and Teachers

The US Embassy with the support of RELO, the Regional Office of English Programs, organized a training camp for coordinators and English teachers of the Access Scholarship Program. The objective of the camp was to train teachers in new educational trends and to create community among the different personal components of the program, authorities of ...
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Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI)

President Obama launched  the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) in 2015 to expand opportunities for emerging entrepreneurs and civil society innovators in Latin America. Following a successful pilot program in February – March 2016 that included a Bolivian participant, more Bolivian entrepreneurs will travel to the United States joining other budding entrepreneurs from ...
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Tribute to Professor Jaime Escalante

Jaime Escalante, the Bolivian professor, who inspired thousands of students, who taught mathematics with a unique method, who contributed to the training of youths qualified as rebels, was honored by the United States Postal Service with the issuance of a stamp with his image, the image of Professor Escalante with his typical cap in front ...
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Bolivian English Teachers Embrace New Tools

Supporting English language learning in Bolivia is a priority for the U.S. Embassy. The Embassy and the State Department Regional English Language Office recently hosted a two-week training for English teachers of public and private institutions, including schools, institutes, language centers, and universities. The theme of this program, called #EnglishWeek in social networks, was “Assessment ...
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Environment Road Show Reaches Bolivian Universities

Embassy officials visited three universities in Santa Cruz to discuss waste and water management.  They spoke to over 150 students at each university and were interviewed on the university television.  The week before, officials had a similar experience in Cochabamba where they spoke to packed auditoriums at four schools and had an interview on university ...
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Embassy Delivers U.S. Books to Community in El Alto

On September 15, CAO Johanna Villalobos donated over 200 high quality books by American authors translated into Spanish under the U.S. Embassy program, “United States and Bolivia, United in Literature.” The goal of this program is to encourage reading and improve the quality of education for children and adolescents in the 10 de Marzo community ...
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