February 2016

Where are you in your Journey?

Where are you in your Journey?

When someone decides to go on a service-learning trip, internationally…

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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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Groundbreaking Partnership Formed to Increase Health and Safety in Amizade Programs

Groundbreaking Partnership Formed to Increase Health and Safety in Amizade Programs

Amizade is honored to announce a newly established partnership with…

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WVU in Jamaica: We Are Human

This post is part of a group blog and will…

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Siri ya maisha ni ujasiri – The secret of life is to be daring.

Siri ya maisha ni ujasiri – The secret of life is to be daring.

I find myself at the end of what has been, by far, the 3 most exciting and educational months of my life, and I’ve been given a simple task: write a blog about my experience. In the end though, all I can do is to try and to hope that I will be able to convey even a smidgen of the amazing experience that has been my life in Kayanga.

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6th Annual Global Service-Learning Institute

6th Annual Global Service-Learning Institute

Amizade is thrilled to announce, in partnership with Cornell University and New York Campus Compact, the 6th Annual Global Service-Learning Institute to take place on the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York May 29th – 31st, 2013.

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What do you think when you hear "India"?

What do you think when you hear "India"?

What comes to mind when you hear someone mention the word “India”? Do you think of unfamiliar settings? Strong religious influence? Spicy food? These were all things I conjured up in my personal pre-departure expectations of the country. I imagined a colorful landscape with crowded streets.

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"Why Go Back to Ghana?"

"Why Go Back to Ghana?"

Writing about something that has had such a profound effect on your life – personally, academically, and professionally, is a daunting task. You want your readers to feel, see, and hear the same sights, emotions, and experiences that you felt. You want them to understand the connection you feel to the library, the clinic, your homestay family, and the community as a whole. You want to accurately answer the question you are asked on a regular basis, “Why go back to Ghana?”

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Roaring River Park in Petersfield, Jamaica

Roaring River Park in Petersfield, Jamaica

One of the many sites Amizade volunteers visit in Petersfield, Jamaica is Roaring River Park – home to beautiful scenery and swimming holes, rich in culture and history, and the site of world-renowned limestone caverns.

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