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Verduras y Verdaderas

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Verduras y Verdaderas The Barranquilla, Colombia summer project with AMIGOS is unique because it’s only open to college students. Participants spend the first two weeks…

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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Taylor Surles from AMIGOS to Doctors without Borders

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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Taylor Surles from AMIGOS to Doctors without BorderS We had the opportunity to connect with Dr. Taylor Surles, who was an AMIGOS participant…

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A Second Summer is Twice as Nice

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A Second Summer is Twice as Nice Kirsten: The Value of a Second Summer In 2009, my sister went to Honduras with AMIGOS and in…

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Q&A with Ernesto

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    Tell me about your CBI (Community-Based Initiative). What did you learn from it? At first I was slightly apprehensive about the possibility of…

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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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In July 2017,  fifteen educators from the Byram Hills School District from Armonk, New York spanning numerous disciplines, came together with AMIGOS staff in Nicaragua…

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