The overarching objective of SDSN-Bolivia is to promote sustainable visions and solutions for long run development in Bolivia.
SDSN-Bolivia is co-hosted by Universidad Privada Boliviana (UPB) and Fundación SOLYDES. The two host institutions provide core funding, infrastructure and staff for the basic operation of the network.
The Universidad Privada Boliviana (UPB) is one of the top universities in Bolivia and Latin America. According to América Economía, UPB is among the 23 best business schools in Latin America and is the only Bolivian university that enters this prestigious ranking. UPB has its headquarters in Cochabamba, as well as a campus and post graduate center in La Paz, and a new campus under construction in Santa Cruz.
Fundación SOLYDES is a foundation based in La Paz, which was established in 1987 with the sole purpose of fighting poverty in Bolivia by supporting innovative initiatives. Throughout these years, Fundación SOLYDES has been a central actor in the construction and consolidation of the microfinance sector in Bolivia and has strengthened productive entrepreneurship ideas with positive social impacts.