Tag: house

In Bolivia they are made of mud
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In Bolivia they are made of mud

Tomás Quispe was a carpenter in Concepción of Belém (Conception of Bethlehem), a village of mud and straw lost in the monotonous flatness of the Bolivian Altiplano, but in the absence of wood and work he is now the potter of the village where clay is still the essence, materially […]

Foster Parents in the UK: a snapshot
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Foster Parents in the UK: a snapshot

Fostering agencies are finding it more and more difficult to find suitable carers for children in need of temporary homes.   Children who are in foster care can range from being as young as new-borns to young adults and they come into the system for a variety of reasons, some […]

A Spanish drama: homeless, in debt and in the street
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A Spanish drama: homeless, in debt and in the street

After unemployment, and closely linked to it, evictions have become the most horrific aspect of the economic crisis in Spain, accelerating the rise in levels of poverty and social exclusion. _ Eduardo Rodríguez-Baz The evictions of both house-owners and tenants in debt reached a historic level last year, with an […]