House of the bottles for the poor (12 pics + text)

Ingrid Vaca Diez has aimed to help poor people, it builds his house out of plastic and glass bottles, so they found a new home.
A woman no one helps, means a more comfortable home it does not, therefore, have to collect bottles.

Ingrid self-taught, she has independently designs and builds new homes using bricks instead of plastic bottles filled with sand. In this way, it has already built ten houses.

People, whom she tries to help - often either villagers or internal migrants often live in large families in a single room, in shacks with dirt floors.

Bolivia remains one of the poorest countries in South America. According to estimates for 2010, about 50 percent of the population here lives below the poverty line.

On the contrary, Bolivia is one of the most resource-rich countries in South America. This is especially true of mining and natural gas production.

For the poor, the issue of housing is one of the most important. Especially sharply this question arises from the fact that more and more rural people migrate to larger towns of La Paz and Santa Cruz.

According to statistics, more than half of Bolivia's population - and that about 10 million people are living in appalling conditions, often no more than a dilapidated building with a dirt floor.


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