Meet two of our new employees at Minkha in Cochabamba, Ninfa and Jesica. Both lovely new additions to the team. “My name is Jesica Cordova (Left), I am the granddaughter of one of the knitters, Catalina Infante…. I have been helping with translations.” “My … Continue reading
Faces of Bolivia
Poster design to promote the 2012 Bolivia Trip.
A live performance by Los Kjarkas in Cochabamba, reveals the native cultural sounds many Bolivians enjoy and aspire to.
In 2010, Minkha Chairman and Photographer, Ellis Bartkiewicz, travelled to Cochabamba Bolivia with Mary Schoeder, to meet and work with some of our knitters. While there, Ellis captured many images including this, a young assistant developing valuable new skills.
Here is the new poster for the next Minkha Sweater Sale. We have celebrated Valentine’s Day by adding a few hearts.
When you think of Bolivia you may easily be influenced by a common stereotype, especially from a foreigner’s perspective. It is easy to think of Bolivia as the postcard image of a Chola woman wearing her hair braided in long plaits, the ornate poller… Continue reading
The faces of the people of Bolivia speak volumes – proud, stoic, beautiful and soulful.
The people of Bolivia reflect the faces of their ancestors and a distant history that adds interesting layers to the fabric of a very unique Bolivian society toda… Continue reading