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Happy New Year to all of our wonderful supporters! We do hope that you managed to find some rest and time with family/friends over the festive period, even if it did have to be somewhat virtually this year. We are … Continue reading
It’s always so exciting when someone from the Alalay family fulfils their dreams and takes another step into adulthood, and with so much uncertainty across the World right now, we were even more pleased than usual to get some positive … Continue reading
Read more about how our supported children and staff team at Alalay are coping with the COVID-19 pandemic by reading our Autumn 2020 supporters’ newsletter (click image below to download). Despite all of the difficulties, it also contains lots of … Continue reading
Are there 10 million street children in the World… Or 150 million? And why does this matter? Does COVID-19 change anything?
Find out the answers to these questions and many more, by watching the following video, recently recorded for the UN Virtual World Data Forum 2020. It offers a fascinating insight into how vulnerable children (like those living/working on the streets, … Continue reading
The biggest FELICIDADES (Congratulations!) to the Alalay Foundation’s Founder / Director Claudia Gonzales and her incredible team who have helped so many thousands of children over the past thirty years. It was Claudia’s vision back in 1990 to offer street-connected … Continue reading
Wonderful long-term Alalay supporter and world famous cellist Michael Jones continues to support kids, even during the COVID-19 pandemic! Michael first visited Alalay in 2012, where he played a magical concert to our children who were enthralled by Bach (the … Continue reading
COVID-19 continues to spread in Bolivia and specifically Santa Cruz (where our children live) – with 19 deaths in the region yesterday (15 August) and 59,505 current cases in the country as a whole (current statistics HERE in Spanish). There … Continue reading
After our most recent COVID-19 update and sharing of the Consortium for Street Children’s report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Children in Street Situations (read more HERE), we spoke to Alalay staff to find out how they are managing … Continue reading
Yesterday’s figures (above) from the Bolivian Ministry of Health show that sadly Santa Cruz de la Sierra remains the region with by far the most confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bolivia (almost 25,000 compared with the next closest La Paz with … Continue reading
We’ve just sent our latest newsletter out to supporters and (perhaps unsurprisingly) it mainly talks about our and the Alalay Foundation’s response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Simply click on the image below to read the newsletter (my email cover … Continue reading