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Smooth Surveying

Chimborazo, Ecuador


Here at the Chimborazo project we have been busy bees making sure everything is in order before participants arrive. Senior Leadership hit the ground running…

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My Happy Place

Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica


Kacey, Project Supervisor I’ve been blessed with incredible opportunities in my life to explore, get to know people, get to know…

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Welcome to our Pérez Zeledón A participants!

Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica


Participants in Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica during training!

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First Days in the Dominican Republic

San Juan, Dominican Republic


The whole group from Session A!

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San Juan Participants Have Arrived!

San Juan, Dominican Republic


All participants from the San Juan, Dominican Republic project for session A have arrived safely. They were met at the airport by the San Juan Project…

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Pérez Zeledón Participants Have Arrived!

Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica


Last night, the Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica participants for session A have arrived safely. They were met at the airport by the Pérez Zeledón A,…

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Pérez Zeledón Staff Team

Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica


  Meet your whole staff team in Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica! They’re excited for their participants to arrive today.  

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First Impressions of Palmares

Palmares, Costa Rica


Before I arrived in Costa Rica, I wasn’t sure what to expect from our staff house in Palmares. Now that I am here, I couldn’t…

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Barranquilla Participants Have Arrived!

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All participants on the Barranquilla Project have arrived safely in Colombia. They’re ready to start their training! Here’s a photo of the group:

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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: https://buff.ly/2HbSU85 ...

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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 amigosinternational.org ...

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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 amigosinternational.org ...

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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 amigosfundraising.org and click "Join the Campaign!" ...

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