Crecemos gives peace a face everyday and becomes a safe, joyful home for kids in Oaxaca, Mexico. Empowering them to love themselves, relationships, and life! Planting seeds of hope that not only bloom to make them beautiful human beings, but inspire them to spread seeds of peace wherever life takes them.
When the rain comes, so does the fear. For hundreds of children living near the city of Petropolis, in Southeastern Brazil, such a normal, natural phenomenon recalls a traumatic experience.
A festive atmosphere filled the air in the village of Nagounkaha in the district of Karakoro, 5 miles from the town of Korhogo. The Ambassador of the United States of America to Ivory Coast, Her Excellency Jessica Davis Ba, accompanied by a delegation, visited the village’s public elementary school on May 23, 2023. She went to see and learn about the McGovern-Dole program on school canteen operations and reading instruction.
At the beginning of May, Cecilia Tresoldi had the opportunity to travel to Bucharest, Romania, where I met our colleagues from FDP – Protagonisti in Educatie, as well as the Ukrainian refugees and local host families they serve.
On the International Family Day, we want to share Fabiola’s story and how the Sembrar Foundation has helped her embrace the gift of family.
#WorldBookDay: How the Crecemos libraries reignited my childhood love for the social enjoyment of reading
How visiting the Crecemos libraries reignited my childhood love for the social bond of reading.
The President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella, during his visit in Kenya, met the students of St. Kizito Vocational Training Institute in Nairobi, funded by AVSI thanks to funds from the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation.
The Center for Disaster Philanthropy awarded AVSI a grant from the CDP Haiti Earthquake Recovery Fund to mitigate the harmful effects of the earthquake on August 14, 2021 on children by providing physical and psychosocial protection, promoting child development through informal education programs, and reactivating child protection networks.
In recent years, projects focused on the protection of the environment related to socio-economic development and rights protection have grown exponentially. NGOs like AVSI are applying an integrated approach, combining long-term new financial strategies and innovative narratives.
Led by the World Food Program (WFP), the “Integrated School Feeding and Literacy Program” is inspiring children to read more and reconcile any frustration with books