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Three Cheers for All the Participants!

Last week was busy with planning and practicing and on Saturday the 4th all their hard work paid off. The presentations were amazing. Some of…

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Getting Out Into Community

As a member of senior staff, I rarely have the opportunity to work in the field. My job involves managing our budget, collaborating with local…

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Shades of Green

Week Four: Fiesta Ambiental at Reserva Montuosa (Chepo, Azuero) Participants officially passed the halfway point of their journey in Azuero, Panama and, to celebrate properly,…

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Life is Made of Moments

What was that you said? Life is made of moments… This summer has had its challenges, but here in Chimborazo, participants are determined to make…

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On Bravery and Making an Impact

After a nearly 100 degree day, when the sun was setting and the heat was starting to dissolve into the night, my male partner and…

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New Experiences

This blog was written by Jack, a Project Supervisor. This last week, the wonderful and vivacious participants of Session B arrived in their communities! Going…

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First Week in Community: Session B

After surviving their first week in community (and thriving, at that!), Session B volunteers are off to a great start this summer! They are all…

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Participant Perspective: Campamento in San Pedro

This blog was written by an AMIGOS participant who discusses their experience at a weekend “campamento” (camp) in the community San Pedro from July 20-22,…

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Despedida: Session B

On Tuesday morning, participants in each of our three communities celebrated with host families, teachers, and kids at the schools the meaningful week they had…

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