December 2018

My Stretching Latin Adventure

My Stretching Latin Adventure

Recently, Amizade Ghana alumna and Virginia State University student Verlisha…

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Serving to Learn: Personal and Cultural Shifts

Serving to Learn: Personal and Cultural Shifts

This past winter, Sammie Walker, a grad student at Slippery Rock…

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Long-lasting lessons from my Amizade service trips

Long-lasting lessons from my Amizade service trips

Time flies but lessons and experiences remain fresh in Amizade…

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Becoming a Youth Ambassador: Dannial Cardillo

Becoming a Youth Ambassador: Dannial Cardillo

Dannial Cardillo, a high school junior from Pittsburgh, PA, was…

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Youth Ambassadors Program to South America: Part 2

Youth Ambassadors Program to South America: Part 2

On June 21st, 2015 our group of 12 high school…

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Youth Ambassadors Program to South America: Part 1

Youth Ambassadors Program to South America: Part 1

On June 21st, 2015 our group of 12 high school…

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Silvia and Ceoli

Silvia and Ceoli

I don’t know how she does it alone. Silvia, the doctor I have the pleasure of working with this semester, is a 25-year-old native of Cochabamba, Bolivia who loves working with the children at Ceoli; her passion for her job is evident in her interactions with the children. Her weakness is she only has two hands. With nearly 200 children who are constantly sick or hurting themselves as well as in need of basic regular medical care she needs another set or two of hands.

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On Carnival

On Carnival

You couldn’t walk anywhere without getting hit by a drive-by…

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Volunteer Stories: Reflecting on Bolivia

Volunteer Stories: Reflecting on Bolivia

This winter, three Amizade interns took part in Amizade’s Winter Break course in Bolivia. Here are their thoughts.

Chloe, West Virginia University:Mallcorancho Community Center…how can I describe this place to you? So many words come to mind (none of which I knew before arriving) so I will try to narrow it down to hermoso, feliz, bondadoso, generoso, amoroso, y brillante…beautiful, happy, kind, generous, loving and brilliant.

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