A woman with two children walks a footpath on the outskirts of El Alto, Bolivia. (Photo: Shannon VanRaes)
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In 2018, Matt and Lydia Hill travelled to Bolivia to visit a community centre in the high-altitude city of El Alto, home to a largely Indigenous population. They’d been there before, but this time was different.
“Initially, we were going to help them get some computers,” Lydia Hill recalls. “But then we found out their funding was running out and there was no lunch program … I’ll never forget the look in one father’s eyes, he just looked at me and I could barely speak Spanish and he didn’t speak English, but they just needed help.”
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