Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in Latin America and has one of the highest income inequalities in the world. With a history of political unrest, Bolivia has experienced around 200 coups and countercoups, making it difficult to maintain economic and social stability. Poverty is extremely prevalent in urban areas in Bolivia where there is little access to education and economic opportunities.


of the population in Bolivia lives below the poverty line.


of employment in Bolivia is informal. Typical jobs include washing windows, shining shoes and selling items in the local market.

1 in 4

children in Bolivia will not complete high school.

The power of the local church.

Bright Hope partners with local, in-country churches in Bolivia to bring Hope to the extreme poor by empowering them to care for their basic needs as well as their spiritual needs. Through a variety of programs that focus on medical care, care for vulnerable children, education, microenterprise, church resourcing and leadership development, communities in Bolivia are moving out of poverty and towards self-sustainability.

In Bolivia, the local, in-country church is providing:

Your generous gift of any amount will assist the local, in-country church as they bring Hope to the extreme poor in Bolivia.

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Stories of Hope and Transformation

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Finding Help and Hope in an After-School Program

Finding Help and Hope in an After-School Program

Friday, September 21, 2018

Verma sells clothes at the local market and her husband works in a sewing workshop. They own a small plot of land and have lived in this part of Bolivia for seven years. 

Hope for Abandoned Mothers

Hope for Abandoned Mothers

Thursday, May 10, 2018

El Alto is one of the coldest cities in Bolivia. In winter, the temperature can drop down to 17 degrees Fahrenheit. And of all the neighborhoods in El Alto, Alto Lima is one of the coldest, as it reaches the foothills of Mount Huayna Potosí, one of the three snow-capped mountains that surround the city. 

Celebrating Christ's Resurrection in Bolivia

Celebrating Christ's Resurrection in Bolivia

Monday, February 26, 2018

In Bolivia, Easter celebrations are very different, depending on the geographical context and the religious background of the people. The name "Easter" is not widely used. Catholics prefer to say "Holy Week" ("Semana Santa" in Spanish) and Evangelicals only celebrate "Resurrection Sunday." 

Hope in Bolivia in 2017

168 Churches

165 Pastor Supported

58 Received Job Training

33 Jobs created

85 Microfinance Recipients

665 School Scholarships

33,353 Received medical care

60,984 meals served

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