16 Dec
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UPAVIM English Program

Dear Friend, Thank you for watching our video, and taking the time to hear our story.   UPAVIM (Unidas Para Vivir Mejor) is located in a slum on the outskirts of Guatemala City, in what is designated as a ‘red zone’ by the government. The term ‘red zone’ signifies a high level of violence and […]

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09 Oct
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UPAVIM VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Are you or someone you know looking for a new volunteer opportunity? What about the chance to live and work in Guatemala? UPAVIM is still looking for  volunteers to work in the tutoring center (Reforzimiento) starting in January, 2014. Welcome to the Reforzamiento Tutoring Program Summary Description: UPAVIM seeks highly motivated and caring volunteers to […]

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08 Oct
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Volunteer Story: Nourish International

Nourish International This Summer UPAVIM hosted Nourish International, an Organization that focuses on sustainable development. Nine college students volunteered from the University of Tennessee Knoxville and Indiana University. Not only did they help raise money for the English Program, they each worked tirelessly for six weeks, helping with different sides of UPAVIM, including Reforz, the […]

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19 Sep
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Volunteer Story: Meet Leila!

UPAVIM is very appreciative of the many volunteers that have contributed their dedication and creativity to the programs in La Esperanza. We have enjoyed volunteers from many countries for the past 20 years including the United States, Canada, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Hong Kong, Holland, and Scotland. [divider_line] Meet Leila [image source_type=”attachment_id” source_value=”1440″] Where are you […]

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