Llamas, Weavings, and Organic Chocolate: Multicultural Grassroots Development in the Andes and Amazon of Bolivia

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University of Notre Dame Press, 2001 - Business & Economics - 485 pages
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This is the story of Bolivian rural development and cultural change in three parts. The first provides an overview of the history of rural development; the second consists of narratives of nine projects; and the third analyzes successful outcomes of the projects and their effects.

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Review: Llamas, Weavings, and Organic Chocolate: Multicultural Grassroots Development in the Andes and Amazon of Bolivia

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Kevin Healy covers the hard earned successes of several NGOs/movements in Bolivia, and each one has an inspiring story. As a Nonprofit Management grad student, the experiences of the organizations discussed by Healy are excellent learning material. Read full review

Review: Llamas, Weavings, and Organic Chocolate: Multicultural Grassroots Development in the Andes and Amazon of Bolivia

User Review  - Goodreads

Kevin Healy covers the hard earned successes of several NGOs/movements in Bolivia, and each one has an inspiring story. As a Nonprofit Management grad student, the experiences of the organizations discussed by Healy are excellent learning material. Read full review

Contents

The Biases of Western Aid
17
Indigenous Challenges to the Western
64
Dethroning Monocultures and Revitalizing Diversity
95
Copyright

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Kevin Healy has attained 5th Dan JKA. He began training in Shotokan Karate in 1977, and three years later was awarded black belt, 1st Dan. He continued training and passed his 5th Dan in May 1997. During this twenty-year period he was a member of both the KUGB junior and senior national squads. In 1989 he became EKB national kumite champion. Kevin trained with some of the true masters, Andy Sherry (7th Dan) and Keinosuke Enoeda (9th Dan), before becoming an instructor in his own right. He has been teaching for the last twenty years, and is a serving police officer with London's Metropolitan Police force.

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