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Progress | Casa, renovation work on a Guarani house / Chagas disease / Bolivia

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This photo shows renovation work on a Guarani house. This marks important progress for us Guarani, since it is a way to combat Chagas disease, which is still untreatable. The disease is transmitted by blood-sucking bugs that live in the straw traditionally used to make roofs and walls. Chagas disease eventually causes the internal organs to fail.

Erwin Demetrio Segundo
Chaco, Bolivia

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