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Sunday in Calabacito


It is midday on a Sunday in the Calabacito community of Azuero and I am realizing that skipping breakfast may not have a been the…

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The Power of Youth to Create Change

Yo soy de Costa Rica, y la zona de Pérez Zeledón es bien conocida por su café y por supuesto no puede faltar nuestro orgullo…

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Meet Your Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica Project Director: Rebeca Araya

Rebeca nació y creció en un pequeño pueblo, Zarcero en Costa Rica, su pasión por cambiar el mundo la llevo a involucrarse en proyectos de…

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Greetings from Buenos Aires

Greetings from Buenos Aires! I am very excited that AMIGOS is working in this unique area for the first time. I want to give you…

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Coclé, Panama: Meet Your Project Director, Pablo

Hello everyone, this is Pablo Dávila and I am from Quito, Ecuador. I consider myself a community developer, someone who is passionate about working with…

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Cuenca, Ecuador: Meet Your Project Director, Megan

Hola Tod@s! I’m Megan, your Project Director for this upcoming summer! I’m extremely excited to meet all our participants and spend 8 weeks exploring Southern…

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Palmares, Costa Rica: Meet Your Project Director, Mira

¡Hola a tod@s! My name is Mira (she/her/hers pronouns), and I am so thrilled to be the Project Director for the Palmares, Costa Rica project…

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Meet Your Chimborazo, Ecuador Project Director, Eleanor!

Hi everyone! My name is Eleanor Dollear and I’m the Chimborazo Project Director this summer. I’m really looking forward to meeting you all in a…

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Wandering Off the Beaten Track: Meet Your Azuero, Panama Project Director, Astrea Somarriba

I was nine years old the first time I left the United States. My parents planned a vacation to Oaxaca, Mexico, to explore Mayan ruins…

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