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Visiting Communities & Host Family Training

Chimborazo, Ecuador

Project Supervisors spent time visiting the communities where participants will live this summer. The residents are so excited to host them! Supervisors have been working…

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Update from Briefing at Isla Cañas

Discover AMIGOS, Panama

Buenas días from Panama!! The Discover AMIGOS project is off to a great start. We’re enjoying our time here at Isla Cañas. Apologies for the…

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Group Photo of Palmares Participants

Palmares, Costa Rica

Welcome to Costa Rica!

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Discover AMIGOS Project Arrival

Discover AMIGOS, Panama

We are happy to report that all Discover AMIGOS participants from Session A arrived safely in Panama, where they were greeted by their Project Leadership…

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Azuero Project Arrival

Azuero, Panama

The Azuero Project participants arrived safely last night at the airport, where they were met by the Azuero Project Leadership Team.

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Palmares Project Arrival

Palmares, Costa Rica

The participants on the Palmares, Costa Rica Project arrived safely last night at the airport, where they were met by the Palmares Project Leadership Team.

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Beginning the Summer in the Dominican Republic

San Juan, Dominican Republic

Last Tuesday night, my fellow project supervisors and I were jumping up and down in the airport, waving our AMIGOS flags and shouting with joy…

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Prepping for Participants

Palmares, Costa Rica

It’s been a big week for the Palmares staff! We’ve hit many milestones, and we could not be more excited to welcome our participants to…

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Bienvenidos a Pérez Zeledón

Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica

¡Bienvenidos a Pérez Zeledón, Amigos! Sawyer, the author of this post and a Project Supervisor   Met with much excitement, preparation,…

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It’s been 55 years since our first group of young people traveled to Latin America.⠀ ⠀ What they learned that first year remains even more true today: When you cross borders into the unknown and allow that place into your heart, you simply can’t stay the same. ...

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AMIGOS opportunities for growth and leadership don’t stop at the end of the summer.⠀ ⠀ If you are committed to representing AMIGOS nationally by:⠀ Speaking with prospective applicants,⠀ Leading creative outreach activities, and⠀ Providing feedback to help shape the future of AMIGOS,⠀ ⠀ The National Young Alumni Council is for you! ⠀ ⠀ Applications are due next month, so apply today: ...

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Get your early-bird tickets to the 3rd Breakfast to Benefit AMIGOS on November 14 at the River Oaks Country Club in Houston by Monday, September 2!⠀ ⠀ AMIGOS youth attending the Breakfast will sit next to early-bird ticket holders. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear from AMIGOS of today right at your table.⠀ ⠀ You can purchase your early-bird tickets to the Breakfast at the link in our bio! ...

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AMIGOS Summer 2020 Projects are now live!⠀ ⠀ With 17 summer projects to choose from across four different countries, you'll get the chance to see the world in a truly unique way.⠀ ⠀ Apply now! (Link in the bio) ...

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Volunteers leading campamentos for local youth on the Chimborazo, Ecuador Project! Follow along with our summer projects on our blog at ...

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“Survey was filled with beautiful views, welcoming families, and enthusiastic community members who are eagerly anticipating volunteer arrival!⠀ ⠀ Staying with each community made me so excited for all the volunteers to finally arrive in country, start on their AMIGOS adventure, and experience the joy of cultural exchange.”⠀ ⠀ Read more about the Palmares, Costa Rica Project Staff's experiences meeting host families/ (Link in the bio) ...

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Beautiful views from Chimborazo, Ecuador! Check out more from this project in the Field Notes section of our blog at ...

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You have a personal connection to AMIGOS and are part of a vibrant community. Give back to AMIGOS during joyful life events such as a birthday, a graduation, a wedding, and so on.⠀ ⠀ Launch a Facebook fundraiser for AMIGOS or a fundraising page through our partner CauseVox. It's easy to get started. Go to and click "Join the Campaign!" ...

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