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Understanding Organizational Capacity Infographic

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 in Blog, Infographs | 0 comments

Understanding Organizational Capacity Infographic

In what area of capacities is your organization lacking or does it focus a great deal of effort and resources in one area alone? Share your reflections with us at https://www.facebook.com/BochikaOrg or https://twitter.com/bochikaorg. We share this graph at our capacity building workshops because it effectively shows how an organization must be balanced in all of its capacities to effectively accomplish its mission. Here you will see three dimensions of organizational capacity: To Be, To Do, and To Relate. To authors give the following...

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Our Backpacks for Haiti Event was a Great Success!

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in Blog, Media | 1 comment

Our Backpacks for Haiti Event was a Great Success!

Last Friday, January 18, Bochika held an incredible event with Target volunteers, led by Elisa Juarez of Target and Jeff Eichenlaub of World Vision. Together, our teams assembled over two hundred backpacks full of school supplies for children in Port – au – Prince, Haiti. Each backpack contains a notebook, box of pencils, box of pens, ruler, eraser, crayons, markers, and personal hygiene supplies. Bochika would like to personally thank Big Night in Little Haiti for supporting the cause, World Vision for donating the backpacks and the World...

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Children in South Florida and Haiti to Receive Backpacks With Support Given by the Target Community Engagement Fund

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in Blog, Media | 0 comments

Children in South Florida and Haiti to Receive Backpacks With Support Given by the Target Community Engagement Fund

Target of South Florida has partnered with Bochika and World Vision to give backpacks full of school supplies to school children in South Florida and Port – au – Prince, Haiti. Link PRWeb: Click Here Target of South Florida has partnered with Bochika and World Vision through a Target Community Engagement Fund grant to give backpacks full of school supplies to school children in South Florida and Port – au – Prince, Haiti. Backpacks sent to Haiti will be assembled by South Florida Target employees and will be accompanied by thoughtful...

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Press Release: The Florida PIP Law Firm P.A. Aims to Challenge World Giving Downward Trends by Supporting Programs That Help Children in Need

Posted by on Dec 25, 2012 in Blog, Media | 0 comments

Press Release: The Florida PIP Law Firm P.A. Aims to Challenge World Giving Downward Trends by Supporting Programs That Help Children in Need

Link to Press Release on PRWeb South Florida via PRWeb – According to the 2012 World Giving Index, the United States ranked 5th in global charitable giving trends but one South Florida business owner is pushing through the statistics to change the lives of children in Bogota, Colombia. South Florida business owner, Abraham Ovadia, and founder of the Florida PIP Law Firm, P.A., is working with Bochika, a Florida 501(c)(3) Charity Organization, to help marginalized and impoverished communities in Colombia. This year’s support by Abe...

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Community Services Fair Sponsored by the Colombian Consulate in Miami

Posted by on Oct 9, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Community Services Fair Sponsored by the Colombian Consulate in Miami

On September 29 and 30th, Bochika teamed up with the Council General of Colombia in Miami and Colombia Nos Une to sponsor the first community services fair for Colombians living in South Florida. The event had over 2,000 attendees and 150 volunteers. The Bochika team, led by Phil Rincon, managed the health section of the fair, with 15 nonprofit heath care entities actively participating in the section. The purpose of the event was to showcase community services available to Colombians living in South Florida. Other services presented included...

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#WDR2012- International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking- @BochikaOrg supports healthy communities

Posted by on Jun 26, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

#WDR2012- International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking- @BochikaOrg supports healthy communities

Today, June 26 is #WDR2012– the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Why is Bochika  observing the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking? As a Colombian, and a member of a team with experience working in and studying Latin American and the Caribbean, I understand first-hand the reality of drag trafficking,  murders, war and all type of atrocities associated with illicit trafficking worldwide.  Today, in observation of this Day, the theme of which is “Global Action for Healthy...

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Youth L.E.A.D Miami Updates!

Posted by on Jun 24, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Youth L.E.A.D Miami Updates!

Have you heard of Youth L.E.A.D Miami? Organizations like this should be in every underserved community in the United States. Statistically, underserved communities are communities with the worst dietary choices due to a lack of available healthy and fresh foods. Youth L.E.A.D empowers young adults to become be the captains of their own healthy lives! They empower teens to eat right, stay healthy and most importantly advocate the importance of food and environmental justice within their own communities. How great is that? They have been doing...

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Haiti’s First Sustainable Sanitation Conference Off to a Great Start! | SOIL

Posted by on Jun 12, 2012 in Blog | 2 comments

Haiti’s First Sustainable Sanitation Conference Off to a Great Start! | SOIL

Bochika is in Haiti for the First National Sanitation conference, which began today. The conference, hosted by SOIL and UNICEF, and sponsored by Bochika & Sanco,was full well ahead of the registration deadline; with over 150 people from over 50 organizations attending. The multilingual conference is the first of its kind in Haiti and we expect it will become an annual event as Haiti sets an international standard for what can be accomplished with sustainable sanitation solutions. We’re thrilled at the turnout today and to be part if...

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Welcome to the Bochika Team, Mery Arcila!

Posted by on Jun 1, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Welcome to the Bochika Team, Mery Arcila!

Bochika welcomes Mery Arcila to our team!  We are very excited to have Mery join us this summer as a Bochika Intern.  Mery will very quickly put her non-profit management coursework to good use as she helps with administration of Bochika, prepares Capacity Development workshops for our partner organizations, and uses social media to boost our public profile!    We hope Mery can raise money to visit Haiti and Bochika’s programs in the field. To support Mery’s travel cost, please donate via the Paypal link to the right and use...

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