AVSI-USA

People
for
development

We work for a world where the person, aware of her value and dignity, is the protagonist of her own integral development and that of her community, even in crisis and emergency contexts.

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With our Annual Campaign, AVSI-USA invites young and old—and everyone in between—to engage with the world within a positive perspective that promises a good for your life. Through AVSI-USA, you can connect with real people facing real challenges, people who can use your help.

crecemos: at play on home turf

By supporting this community-based organization in Oaxaca, Mexico, we are affirming the “right to remain” in front of the allure of migration to the north.

amazon rainforest: teaching youth to cultivate sustainably

The techniques taught at Queen of the Apostles reduce deforestation to a minimum while imparting a deep respect for the complex and unique ecosystem of the Amazon.

LONG-TERM PARTNERS

Partnership is at the core of our work. This approach reflects a way of looking at the world which recognizes complexity, celebrates the diversity of gifts, and embraces inter-dependence. AVSI-USA is humbled to support these amazing partners.

LGIHE

uganda

sembrar

ecuador

crecemos

mexico

masp

kazakhstan

otunga

kenya

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how you can help

Make a donation

Your generosity makes our work possible. Whether you contribute financially or advocate for good.

organize an event

Create awareness about AVSI-USA and our 2020 campaign "Get in the Game".

work with us

We are always looking for interns and volunteers who are interested in supporting our mission.

institutional donors

For the past 20 years, AVSI has worked with the U.S. Government, developing innovative, person-centered programs that have had long-lasting impact on communities. Our dedicated staff brings a depth of local knowledge and understanding that results in context specific programming and effective engagement of local actors and resources. AVSI-USA is proud to support these partnerships and Flagship Projects.

avsi foundation reach
10
Countries
100
Projects
1700
staff members
670
LOCAL PARTNERS
20
FOUNDING MEMBERS

WHO WE ARE

Our mission

AVSI-USA works with individuals, communities, partners and donors to restore dignity and build resilience in the face of poverty and marginalization.

our vision

AVSI-USA sustains long-term partnerships with local organizations, jointly designing projects, raising funds and implementing activities in the areas of education, early childhood and youth development, economic livelihoods, health and nutrition.

AVSI NETWORK

AVSI-USA shares the mission and method of the AVSI network and provides support to members and initiatives by leveraging resources for existing and new projects.

From our graduating to resilience BLOG: "notes from the field"

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