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Body of Christ Foundation

The Body of Christ Foundation (Fundaction Cuerpo de Cristo, FCC) is a Catholic non-profit organization that fights against poverty in El Alto, Bolivia. Launched in 2000 by Father Sebastian Wilhelm Obermaier Mayer, it works to promote societal development and curb poverty in El Alto. FCC is the social arm of the Body of Christ Parish and is inspired by Catholic values and solutions to social problems. The organization promotes development at local, departmental, and national levels. It provides education and training for young Bolivians, shelters for children escaping abuse, health projects for the needy, homes for the elderly, and an alternative television channel providing informational and educational entertainment.

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