Submitting to Transformation

Nearly 15 years ago, WMF Bolivia began renting a building in the red-light district of El Alto. It was our dream to offer hospitality to women caught in the sex trade. Our relationships in the brothels had reached a plateau, mostly because of the environment and the quantity of men on the streets. Soon a […]

Meet our Staff: Annie and Esdrianne

Annie Jones Short Term Programs Coordinator, WMF Rwanda Annie was born and raised in Texas. She grew up going to the beach on days off from school and to Sea World most summers. She quickly developed a passion for the ocean and marine life, inspiring her to get a degree in Marine Biology. As she entered […]

The Process of Community

On a cold rainy day in El Alto I walked into the SutiSana workshop.  The space is filled with ladies hovered over sewing machines.  To make your way to the offices, you first have to walk through the middle of the production process.  As I try to unassumingly sneak past, one artisan lifts her head […]

Meet Our Staff

Andy Baker, Regional Coordinator, WMF South America Andy loves family and a good adventure.  He’s also passionate about his contribution to world.  He believes that an honest faith journey will lead us to look beyond ourselves and consider the needs of others.  In 2001, Andy and his wife Andrea moved to Bolivia to serve vulnerable […]