Alexandra Alta
    Alta, Alexandra

    UNORCAC, Imbabura   Ecuador


    She is an indigenous woman and Community Leader, Bachelor of Education Sciences with a specialization in Intercultural Bilingual Education. She has a technical qualification in Primary Health Care. She is an activist for Kichwa Revitalization and Facilitator for the Kichwa Shimita Pakarichisun Project.



    Promoting the transmission of the Kichwa language through the involvement of traditional midwives


    “Kichwa shimita Pakarichishun” is a project focused on women as carriers and transmitters of knowledge through language. The main actors in this project are the traditional midwives (mamas parteras) and pregnant women. Both play a crucial role in the transmission of the Kichwa language during the stages of pregnancy and its evolutionary growth process.