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An ambitious medical volunteer gets ready to go to Guatemala

Written on Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 by admin

  Ida is a student at the University of Michigan who was assigned a scholarship from LIVFund to volunteer at a medical clinic in Antigua, Guatemala during her spring break. Continue reading to find out more about what she will be doing while abroad.     January 22, 2012 It’s hard to imagine that in… Continue Reading »

Perspectives from Antigua, Guatemala

Written on Friday, January 6th, 2012 by admin

LIVFund Scholarship winner Shawn gives us an update from Guatemala. After 5 weeks of intensive Spanish lessons in tourist friendly Antigua, he prepares to transition into his 13 month volunteer experience with Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos at an orphange in the “real Guatemala”  - San Andrés. Click on the link below to hear Shawn’s take on… Continue Reading »

Ida finds her passion for medicine in Guatemala

Written on Monday, January 2nd, 2012 by admin

Ida, a junior at the University of Michigan, won a LIVFund Scholarship to fund her upcoming volunteer abroad experience in Guatemala. This is her application essay [photos added by the staff at LIVFund]. Before the summer of 2011, I had never been extremely passionate about anything. I entertained the idea of being a doctor, and… Continue Reading »

Guatemala in T-5 days

Written on Thursday, December 1st, 2011 by admin

LIVFund Scholarship winner Shawn talks about his apprehensions as he prepares to spend the next 13 months of his life volunteering abroad in Guatemala with Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos. Getting ready to go abroad? Chances are you’ve had similar thoughts running through your head lately. Click on the photo below to view Shawn’s YouTube video.  

How much is the US$500 LIVFund Scholarship really worth?

Written on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 by admin

Yes, the experiences that you will have in Latin America with your LIVFund Scholarship are priceless. If you want to get technical, however, read on to find out just how much guita our scholarship winners are taking with them. Hint: If guita throws you for a loop, you should pay LIVFund sponsor Bueno, Entonces… a visit:… Continue Reading »