Jeremías Ballivián Torrico studied business administration and law in Cochabamba, Bolivia. For more than 10 years, he has been active in describing, documenting and revitalizing his mother tongue, Yurakaré, which is spoken in the Bolivian lowlands by an estimated number of 2,000 speakers. As president of the organization "Gran Nación Yurakaré" he is also involved in the political representation of the Yurakaré people. He is currently coordinating a project on alternative adult education in Yurakaré communities. Jeremías Ballivián Torrico is visiting the GSSC and the Institute of Linguistics in Cologne in to conduct research on Yurakaré in collaboration with Dr. Sonja Gipper within her DFG-funded project "Variation and language attitudes in Yurakaré".
Educación productiva con identidad yurakaré (Education for production with Yurakaré identity), Santa Cruz and TCO Yurakaré, Bolivia.