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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 »

Fútbol, More than just a sport

Written on Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 by admin

Keen on fútbol? Well, there is perhaps no better place in the world than Latin America to pursue your passion for this sport. Fútbol breathes life into Latin American culture like nothing else. In Buenos Aires, for instance, ¿Sos hincha de Boca o River? is as common a question as what do you do? Or, where do you… Continue Reading »

Manna Project International volunteer wins US$250 Pioneer Award

Written on Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 by admin

  Christin just won a US$250 Pioneer Award from LIVFund. She was selected as the winner in the “Helping Hand” category for her efforts as a volunteer Program Director with Manna Project International in Managua, Nicaragua. A recent college graduate, Christin is spending 13 months abroad teaching English to the locals and lending a helping… 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.  

Wake up your inner child in Latin America

Written on Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 by admin

What does travel do for YOU? Tell us how you see the world. Share your thoughts about studying, doing an internship or volunteering abroad. Where do you want to go? Apply for a LIVFund Scholarship. …and then go. Fly. Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras,… Continue Reading »

Travelers and Tourists in Bolivia [Part II] by Mark Guiney

Written on Friday, November 25th, 2011 by admin

You can read Part I of Mark’s Travelers and Tourists in Bolivia here. On Saturday, we awoke to a hurried breakfast of coffee, tea, and toast before packing up the jeeps and heading south once more. In the morning, the land was flat, populated only by calico herds of grazing llamas and huge fields of soy… Continue Reading »

Oye, po. Learn Spanish and teach English in Chile for free

Written on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 by admin

Oye, ¿cómo estai amigo? Huh? Don’t worry. It’s a Chilean thing. ¿Cachai? You can learn Chilean slang and a lot more with the new Spanish in Chile program offered by English Opens Doors. You can pick up this unique version of castellano and immerse yourself in the Chilean culture by participating in this totally FREE… Continue Reading »

Volunteer abroad in Mexico with La Catalina Educational Foundation

Written on Friday, November 11th, 2011 by admin

Care about Education? Give a helping hand in a coastal town in Mexico! Do you have a burning desire to hit the road, head to a sunny place by the sea and do work that really makes a difference? Are you one of the many who feel the need to learn a second language fluently… Continue Reading »

The Middle of Nowhere Pioneer Award Winner has been revealed

Written on Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 by admin

…and the award goes to José DeCoux, director of Los Cedros Biological Reserve in, well, the Middle of Nowhere, Ecuador! The following description found on the website about how to access the reserve is what solidified José and his Middle of Nowhere project as the category winner. Los Cedros is only 60 kilometres northwest of… Continue Reading »