Cultural Newspaper HORMIGON ARMADO: The paper was founded 9 yaers ago and is published every two months. Each newspaper sells for cost is 4 BS, out of which 1 BS is for the health fund that relies on emergencies and 3 BS are for the person selling it, contributing to cover their own expenses at home. The newspaper writes about culture, human rights, environmental conservation, etc.
Weekly workshops: Educational and prevention workshops with different themes are developed every Saturday. We work with issues such as sexual education, prevention and care of teeth, human rights, human trafficking, first aid, domestic violence, etc.
Support the technical education for Shoeshine workers: Currently this iniciative supports 30 lustrabotas (shoeshine boys) or immediate family per year with full scholarships for them to study a technical course of 6 months to 2 years or in other cases 3-year degrees.
Pedagogical Support: Children who study and work at the same time are supported with an economic subsidy to help cover school supplies and food. Children attend 2 times per week where they get as well support to develop their school activities.
Shoe Shine Workers´ Tour: The tour guides are shoe shine boys themselves who are trained, the tour is done around popular areas of the city of La Paz showing everyday customs. The coordination is done by the director of Hormigón Armado.