Association of Bolivian Women (ABW) of Washington, DC to Celebrate Fifty Years of Action

The Association of Bolivian Women (ABW) of Washington, DC will honor its founder and celebrate half a century of life and action in Washington, DC.

Online PR News – 02-October-2013 – Washington, DC – WASHINGTON, DC (October 1, 2013). The Association of Bolivian Women (ABW) is pleased to announce that it will celebrate fifty years of life and action at the Bolivian Embassy on Saturday, October 19, 2013. It is an invitation only celebration.

The Association of Bolivian Women (ABW) of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area is a non-profit organization that was created on November 20th, 1963 by a group of 17 Bolivian women living in the DC area. Today, the association enjoys a membership of nearly 200 women and men, some of whom are from countries other than Bolivia. Its mission is to help poor children, women and the elderly in Bolivia. It also seeks to foster Bolivian culture in the nation’s capital.

In 2002, the U.S. Congress officially recognized the work of the Association of Bolivian Women. In recognizing the work of ABW, Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) who sponsored this official honor, also acknowledged the contribution of the Bolivian population in the Washington metropolitan area that is considered the largest outside of Bolivia.
ABW is an all-volunteer organization with no paid employees. All donations go to support its goals.

For more information and or media inquiries contact:
Norma Benner, Vice President, ABW