In South America, with the book Cuando el desierto Florece launch in Spanish, in 2018 there have been book launches and related Kifubon activities in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Uruguay and Ecuador.
There has been a huge amount of activity in Argentina. 800 books have been donated, out of which 570 books have been sent to to neighborhood centers, children’s homes, high schools, prisons, fairs, yoga institutes, high schools, etc. Book readings have taken place in the latter venues as well as on TV and radio in a number of cities. Unusual and creative ways of reading and using the books have also been presented such as role playing the stories with music and choreography in a school.
In Chile 100 books have been donated out of which 61 have been sent to inmates in two prisons.