A snowstorm has disrupted the southwestern region of Potosi in Bolivia. The snow has stranded more than 7,000 people who live in the region.
News sources have stated that the snowstorm is the worst to hit Bolivia in 20 years.
A state of emergency has been declared for the affected communities in Potosi. The army and rescue crews are providing food and clearing the roads.
There are several Compassion-assisted child development centers in the Potosi region, but none of the centers have been affected by the snowstorm.
No Compassion-assisted children have been affected.
Please pray for provision for the children and families who have been stranded and affected by this snowstorm.
Compassion Bolivia will keep us updated as more information is available.
Compassion International will contact you if your sponsored child has been affected.