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AMIGOS by the Numbers

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AMIGOS by the Numbers   This summer, AMIGOS participants spent their summer in 192 different communities throughout Latin America. In addition to starting or expanding…

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Finding Family in Ecuador

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Audrey is among the first cohort of AMIGOS gap participants in Ecuador. Permanent staff and AMIGOS participants throughout the year increase project sustainability and build…

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Gap Nicaragua: Sensory Tour

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Start to a Gap Year in Nicaragua Thank you to Nicaragua gap participants Brenna and Nadia for writing about the beginning of their gap year…

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Announcing the 2017 Photo and Video Contest Winners

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Photo & Video Contest winners 2017 Every year after participants have returned home from their summers in Latin America, we hold a contest for the…

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Shared Goals: How AMIGOS Partners with Educators

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Did you know that AMIGOS offers professional development for educators? In July 2017,  fifteen educators from the Byram Hills School District from Armonk, New York…

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AMIGOS Pulse – Where we’re going

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Our 53rd summer in communities throughout Latin America has come to a close, and it’s been a whirlwind! More than 550 participants spent their summer…

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7 Things Only Panama Participants Will Know

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This post was sent to us by our project leadership team in Cocle, Panama this summer.    7. It will rain today, be prepared because…

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Field Report from the Yucatan

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Throughout the summer, AMIGOS participants complete community service projects (CBI or CBIP in AMIGOS-speak!). They worked closely with local youth and community members on a…

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A Summer in Panama: Claire’s Experience

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Claire spent a summer in Panama with Amigos de las Américas and shared the highlights of her experience with us below.   Word of Mouth…

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