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Santa Elena, Ecuador

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Highlights from our Youth Encuentro


This week over 300 youth and community members came together to participate in a youth encuentro in one of our very own Amigos communities: José…

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Second week in community and first round of Youth Encuentros


We are wrapping up the second week in communities, and the volunteers have settled in so nicely! They have their own routines of waking up…

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Call Home Date: Santa Elena


Santa Elena volunteers will be given the option to call home on July 6th. Some of you may have already heard from your volunteer! If…

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Week 2 in Santa Elena, Ecuador


All AMIGOS volunteers have spent their first entire week in their host communities! Volunteers have been matched with one or two partners, a community, and…

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AMIGOS Santa Elena Volunteers have arrived!


The AMIGOS Project Staff Team is so excited to have their volunteers here in country and we can’t wait to see what they accomplish during…

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A New Story to Tell


Hello everyone! I am very glad to be writing this, and at the same time I can imagine how excited you are to travel to…

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Santa Elena, Ecuador: Meet Your 2019 Project Director, Felipe de los Santos


¡Hola a todos los Amigos! Mi nombre es Felipe De los Santos Moreira. Tengo 23 años y soy originario de Minas, Departamento de Lavalleja, en…

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Wish you were still in Latin America with AMIGOS? Now’s your chance to sign up for a second summer!

But don’t wait too long… Our projects are already filling up! 
The priority deadline is November 4th so make sure you’ve saved your spot by applying today at apply.amigosinternational.org 
Summer is waiting. We’ll see you there 😎

Wish you were still in Latin America with AMIGOS? Now’s your chance to sign up for a second summer!

But don’t wait too long… Our projects are already filling up!
The priority deadline is November 4th so make sure you’ve saved your spot by applying today at apply.amigosinternational.org
Summer is waiting. We’ll see you there 😎
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Un rico desayuno en comunidad, preparado con mucho amor ☕️ .
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A delicious breakfast in community, prepared with lots of love ☕️.
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#amigossantaelena2019 #somosamigos2019 #amigosdelasamericas #planinternacional #santaelena #ecuador

Un rico desayuno en comunidad, preparado con mucho amor ☕️ .
.
A delicious breakfast in community, prepared with lots of love ☕️.
.
#amigossantaelena2019 #somosamigos2019 #amigosdelasamericas #planinternacional #santaelena #ecuador
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Uno de nuestros pilares es el intercambio cultural, y que mejor practicarlo aprendiendo a cocinar comida típica junto a las familias anfitrionas! .
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One of our pillars is the cultural exchange, and what could be better than practicing it cooking with our host families! .
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#amigossantaelena2019 #somosamigos2019 #amigosdelasamericas #planinternacional #santaelena #ecuador

Uno de nuestros pilares es el intercambio cultural, y que mejor practicarlo aprendiendo a cocinar comida típica junto a las familias anfitrionas! .
.
One of our pillars is the cultural exchange, and what could be better than practicing it cooking with our host families! .
.
#amigossantaelena2019 #somosamigos2019 #amigosdelasamericas #planinternacional #santaelena #ecuador
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