This blog is our stories while living in Colombia and working with the ELCA to promote and protect human rights and build peace. As well as the day to day adventures of living abroad. '8000 Feet and Counting' refers to the elevation of Bogota: 8,612
Thursday, March 23, 2017
As the communities of the Embera-Katio Indigenous People of Chocó are vulnerable to flooding and losing their crops, they have learned many techniques to adapt. Here is a raised garden on stilts. I found dozens of gardens like this as I walked throughout the communities. Photo by Curtis.