Brazil

Alternative Break in the Amazon: Get to Know Santarém

Alternative Break in the Amazon: Get to Know Santarém

In May 2019, Sierra Viands traveled to Brazil to serve…

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Reflecting on 26 days in Brazil with Amizade

Reflecting on 26 days in Brazil with Amizade

Last month, Rudy Sanchez, along with 8 other students from…

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MPIE Celebrates the onset of its 4th Summer!

MPIE Celebrates the onset of its 4th Summer!

The Multilateral Partnership for Interprofessional Exchange (MPIE) is celebrating its…

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Health and Safety: Zika Virus

With over 9,000 safe placements over the past 22 years,…

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Announcing the Launch of Amizade Brazil

It’s only the third week of January, but 2015 has…

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The 2014 Winter Olympics: Sochi Edition

The 2014 Winter Olympics: Sochi Edition

The 22nd Winter Olympics got started Friday in Sochi, Russia, the first Olympics held in the Russian Federation since the breakup of the USSR in 1991. During the games, there will be 98 events in 15 different winter sports, with 12 new competitions, including: biathlon mixed relay, women’s ski jumping, mixed-team figure skating, mixed-team luge, half-pipe skiing, ski and snowboard slopestyle and snowboard parallel slalom.

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Congratulations!

Congratulations!

Amizade is proud to announce that 3 people in the Amizade family have recently been awarded funding from The AllPeopleBeHappy Foundation. Congratulations Becky, Sam, and Micah, we look forward to sharing updates on all of your projects!

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Meredith in Brazil

Meredith in Brazil

When I met Nathan at the Study Abroad Fair at Duquesne University, it took him 5 minutes and 7 pictures of the Amazon and Tapajos Rivers to convince me that I needed to spend a little time there. Brazil has always intrigued me, but it always seemed so far away, difficult to get to, and expensive. But after Nathan laid out the program to me, I thought, this was my chance to live on the Amazon, with a Brazilian family, learning Portuguese from locals.

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Summer Service in Brazil: Part 2

Summer Service in Brazil: Part 2

In May of 2013, students from West Virginia University Honors…

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