Bring hope and education to 300 children in Chile

 
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  • Bring hope and education to 300 children in Chile has received 1 donation
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    Welcome to Our Newest Positive Role Models!
    By - Malin Sundin - Communication and Development Intern
    ¡Hola amigos! A lot has happened in VE since last time! We are so excited to welcome the 8 new members of our September 2014 Volunteer Class! The new class comes from Germany, Poland, Australia, Switzerland, Mexico and Bolivia. We have started the two weeks of orientation where we talk about our mission, vision...
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    Liga de deportes!
    By - Malin Sundin - Communications and Development Intern
    Dear VE Friends, Can you believe that we are halfway through 2014? We recently came back from our July Jornada retreat and are recharged for the months ahead... Our children's programs are implemented year round by our volunteers. These programs are developed to offer additional educational activities and...
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    Fall Changes!
    By - Leah Hargarten - Communications and Development Intern
    The leaves have changed in Santiago, and so have some things at VE! Not only did we finish Orientation with 6 new volunteers, but we also welcome Clémentine Bouchereau as our new Program Director.  Orientation for the new May class was packed full. After 2 challenging, great weeks of orientation, the new...
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    Fun in the Sun and Art Galore!
    By - Leah Hargarten - Communications and Development Intern
    2014 has started off with a bang! We wrapped our ¡Vamos a leer! program and to celebrate the successful reading efforts of the kids at the end of summer, we had our traditional day of Carnaval games and time at the pool. The volunteers prepared a series of games and group activities in the morning, and...
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  • Bring hope and education to 300 children in Chile posted a progress report
    New Volunteers, New Opportunities
    By - Yury Yudelevich - Director of Development and Communications
    2013 was a good year for VE Global. We made a very positive impact in the lives of hundreds of children to whom we serve, bringing new and improved activities, educational materials, art supplies, sport events, English workshops and reading initiatives.  We appeared in a national TV station that showed the hard...
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  • Bring hope and education to 300 children in Chile has made updates to their project page.
    • 11 months ago
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    Empowering volunteers to make a difference
    By - Yury Yudelevich - Development & Communications Director
    Concerning reports from the International Labour Organization (ILO) show that almost 170 million children currently work in the world. Half of them are obligated to work under unsafe conditions, including jobs where they have to handle dangerous materials or are exposed to sexual exploitation. VE Global works in order to...
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  • Bring hope and education to 300 children in Chile has received 10 donations
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    New Group of Volunteers Just Arrived
    By - Yury Yudelevich - Development & Communications Director
    We are very excited and proud to welcome our new group of volunteers that arrived to Chile on May 2013. They have come from Australia, England and the United States, to work with children at social risk and support the partner organizations in where VE Global collaborates. At VE we encourage our volunteers to learn and use...
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    Art, Frisbee, and Fundraising!
    By - Samantha Schindelheim - Marketing & Communications Coordinator
    In mid-April, we hosted our biannual Festival de Arte with the theme of recycled art.  Forty children from our partner organizations gathered in a museum in Santiago to showcase their artwork and perform dancing and singing numbers.  The January 2013 volunteer class opened the show with a fun dance to the song...
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    What`s New With VE?
    By - Samantha Schindelheim - Marketing and Communications Coordinator
    Yoga was the theme of this month’s Liga de Deportes, our monthly health and wellness league that offers children a safe outlet to engage in sports, while building their self-esteem and knowledge about healthy living. María Jose Fuentes, our Board Treasurer, taught the children different stretches and...
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    Summer Celebrations / Celebraciones del Verano
    By - Samantha Schindelheim - Marketing & Communications Coordinator
    This past month we threw two celebrations to recognize the successes of the children we serve! In the middle of February, VE rewarded 10 children for their excellent participation throughout the past year in our sports program, Liga de Deportes, by taking them to Parque Acuatico El Idilio, a water park outside of Santiago....
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    On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!
    By - Samantha Schindelheim - Marketing and Communications Coordinator
    This month, we began ¡Vamos a Leer!, our literacy program to show the children the joy in reading.  Since many of the children are off from school during the summer months, this program is a great opportunity for children to continue practicing their reading and writing skills.  We encourage the children to...
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  • Bring hope and education to 300 children in Chile posted a progress report
    The Last Liga (of the Year)
    By - Jennifer Ly - Communications & Development Director
    Last month, VE had its final Liga de Deportes of the year where we introduced the children to rugby!  Our new friend from the Municipalidad de Santiago, Señor Raul, returned to teach the kids the fundamentals of the sport. The afternoon started with warm-up exercises, and a breakdown of the...
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    Fall Fun in Chilean Spring
    By - Josh Pilz - Executive Director
    For some of us, October stirs up images of leaves falling, hay rides and pumpkin picking, along with memories of getting in costume, trick-or-treating and over-indulging on candy. Here in Chile, though, trees are in bloom, and the sun is shining! As the days warm up, people are shaking off months of winter weather. No...
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    New Volunteer Class, New Burst of Energy
    By - Allison Hoffman - Coordinator of Communications and Development
    This month, we welcomed in a new class of volunteers! They are a wonderful group of individuals from all over the world, and we are already impressed with the insight and enthusiasm they’ve shown throughout their 10-day orientation. At VE, we typically begin orientation by asking new volunteers why they, personally,...
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  • Bring hope and education to 300 children in Chile has received 44 donations
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    Healthy Living: Expanding on Liga de Deportes
    By - Allison Hoffman - Coordinator of Communications and Development
    At VE Global, we are constantly working to improve our programs with the help of volunteers and partners who bring fresh ideas and resources to the table. Last year, Nicole Potempa from the US states of Illinois, worked as a consultant for VE to design a health and wellness curriculum for the volunteers to enhance Liga de...
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  • Bring hope and education to 300 children in Chile has made updates to their project page.
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  • Bring hope and education to 300 children in Chile posted a progress report
    VE Volunteers: Their Vision, Their Commitment
    By - Allison Hoffman - Coordinator of Communications and Development
    VE Global volunteers come from all over the world and for many different reasons. Some see it as a nice break from school, an opportunity to expand their world-view and gain experience outside of the classroom. Others see it as a chance to escape a boring job and make a change to their career path. Still others see it as...
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  • Bring hope and education to 300 children in Chile posted a progress report
    English is in Motion
    By - Allison Hoffman - Marketing and Communications Coordinator
    One of our main programs at VE Global is English in Motion (EIM), in which volunteers teach English to the children in a fun, interactive way, such as learning body parts by singing Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes, or learning commands while playing Simon Says. This not only reinforces what the kids learn in school, but...
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    Orientation Week!
    By - Nola Godbert - Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator
    One of the most important parts of the VE volunteer experience is the orientation week. It gives ‘newbies’ a chance to learn more about the work they will be doing, settle into life in Santiago and have fun getting to know not just the other people in their class, but the whole VE team. Our may class of new...
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    Taking Time to Reflect
    By - Jamie Lynn Ensey - Director of Development
    We believe the work we do is important, fostering the development of children at-risk through volunteers that mentor and educate them. We also believe the volunteers who do it need time for reflection. VE volunteers do everything from teach reading to wipe runny noses, and while much of what we do is fun, it is also hard...
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  • Bring hope and education to 300 children in Chile posted a progress report
    Volunteer Workshops
    By - Nola Godbert - Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator
    VE volunteers prepare and run a huge variety of workshops for the children we serve. These can teach life skills such as cooking, improve creativity through art and performance and boost educational attainment with anything from reading to math...
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  • Bring hope and education to 300 children in Chile posted a progress report
    Let's Read!
    By - Nola Godbert - Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator
    This summer we are excited to start our ¡Vamos a Leer! program throughout our eight institutions. The program aims to motivate children to read more over the slow summer months and help inspire them through the stories they hear. This year we were awarded a grant from...
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    Liga de Deportes November 2011
    By - Nola Godbert - Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator
    On November the 19th we had our last Liga of the year. A fun day filled with sports, games and silly races aimed at getting the kids more active! The children loved getting involved and trying new things such as sack races, wheelbarrow races and egg and spoon races, using ping-pong balls to avoid any egg-smashing incidents!...
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    New Volunteers for the Kids
    By - Jamie Lynn Ensey - Director of Resource Development
    Our September 2011 class has arrived! 14 new volunteers went through VE's ten-day orientation and are from four countries, including England, Germany, Australia and the United States. Highlights from orientation included training sessions on: how VE functions in Chile, health and safety, how to best work with children,...
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  • Bring hope and education to 300 children in Chile has received 248 donations
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  • Bring hope and education to 300 children in Chile posted a progress report
    Finding the Fun in Learning
    By - Jamie Lynn Ensey - Director of Resource Development
    This month VE Global volunteers have been teaching English as a second language to kids through our English in Motion program. By teaching English, the program complements the Chilean school system, but our aim is to develop a child´s perseverance and curiosity for learning in an active...
    • 3 years ago
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    Bring on the Books!
    By - Anne Rondoni - Director of Resource Development
    Every summer, we run ¡Vamos a Leer!, a simple program designed to encourage hundreds of at-risk kids to pick up books and start reading. Many of these kids live in a world where literacy resources don't exist, and emotional and educational support is virtually non-existent. Thanks to our generous donors,...
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  • Bring hope and education to 300 children in Chile has received 10 donations
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Josh Pilz

Executive Director
Santiago, RM Chile

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