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All the Little Things

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By Luke Petrosky Before I embarked on this gap year journey, I received advice from others telling me to come into this experience without expectations.…

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Journalism as a Tool to Learn a Language

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By Sophia Vahanvaty Almost every day of our four weeks of Spanish classes at Academia Uruguay, the discussion in my class would inevitably drift to…

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The Legacy of an AMIGOS Donor: Marvin Trotter Spotlight


In 2018, AMIGOS founded the Guy Bevil Legacy Society, named after the founder of AMIGOS, Guy Bevil. Guy Bevil The purpose…

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Amigos of the Week – May 17, 2019


Summer is almost here, and our 2019 Amigos are already starting to pack for their adventures! We are so excited to showcase some of these…

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Disconnect to Reconnect: A Challenge by Choice Initiative


AMIGOS volunteers are about to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey. In order for them to take full advantage of this experience, we are challenging volunteers…

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Amigos of the Week – May 10, 2019

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There’s only one month left before our first Amigos are headed into the field, and we are so excited! To showcase some of these incredible…

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Alumni Spotlight: Cutter Dawes


Cutter Dawes is an AMIGOS alum from the Marin Chapter in California. After completing the Chimborazo, Ecuador project in 2017, Cutter continued his volunteer work…

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The Importance of Immersion: An Interview with Rachael Cohen

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Rachael Cohen, an AMIGOS alum and former project supervisor, shares her most impactful experiences, the importance of cultural immersion, and how AMIGOS encouraged her to…

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Discover AMIGOS Around the World


Hudson and Klara are best friends who live on opposite sides of the world – Australia and Maryland! But they decided to do Discover AMIGOS…

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