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Mission Statement

Carmen Pampa Fund is a St. Paul, Minnesota-based non-profit organization that generates financial and human resources to assist with the growth and development of the Unidad Académica Campesina-Carmen Pampa (UAC-CP), a unique college in rural Bolivia the provides education and services in one of the poorest areas of Latin America.

Description

Carmen Pampa Fund's support of the College provides for the education of young people--allowing them to develop research, production, and community service extension projects that address common problems and concerns that exist in the rural area. Volunteers provide additional human resource support in areas of teaching, administration, and special projects.

The UAC-CP has been internationally recognized for both its unique approach and ability to address and dissipate root causes of poverty. The five degree-granting programs: Agronomy, Nursing, Ecotourism, Veterinary Science, and Education, prepare young professionals to contribute to positive development in the rural sector.

The College's curriculum includes five key areas:

  1. Academics;
  2. Social service extension;
  3. Production;
  4. Research;
  5. Social Justice/Leadership.

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http://www.carmenpampafund.org

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