Bolivia


Population: 11,052,864

GDP per capita (US$): $3,076

LDS Membership: 199,057

Number of LDS Congregations: 248

Number of LDS Missions: 5

Number of LDS Temples: 1

LCF Programs in Bolivia

Cobija

Cochabamba Jaihuayco

Cochabamba Los Álamos

Cochabamba Sacaba

Llallagua

Montero

Oruro

Puerto Suárez

Riberalta & Guayaramerín

Santa Cruz Cañoto & La Pampa

Sucre

Tarija

Trinidad

Tupiza

Yacuiba

History of the Liahona Children's Foundation in Bolivia

Bolivia is the country with the worst childhood malnutrition in South America, and the Liahona Children's Foundation felt the need to start nutritional programs here. We began the program in 2014 in the highlands and jungles of Bolivia, as the two have very high rates of malnutrition. For nutritional supplementation we are now giving a milk powder and "Sprinkles" (a micronutrient supplement produced by the World Health Organization which supplies adequate Vitamin A, iron, and zinc to growing children). We also encourage mothers to go to the clinics for "cerelac" from the state programs, but that aid is only given to children under 3 years of age.