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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 »

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 »

Latin America is waiting for you

Written on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 by admin

‎ “We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – Joseph Campbell Latin America is waiting for YOU. Make you resolution to travel abroad in 2012 a reality with fearlessness and a $500 scholarship from LIVFund. We at LIVFund… 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 »

Study abroad in Latin America is on the rise

Written on Thursday, December 29th, 2011 by admin

According to the Institute of International Education (IIE), study abroad in less traditional destinations like Latin America is on the rise! And, the good news is that there is now a scholarship to make your study abroad experience in Latin America even more affordable. That’s the LIVFund Scholarship, of course! At LIVFund, we give out awards… 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.  

Volunteer and surf in Panama

Written on Friday, November 4th, 2011 by admin

  Did you know that you can volunteer and surf in Panama? That’s right! Check out this awesome program offered by Give and Surf! LIVFund supports Give and Surf volunteers. Tell us why you want to catch the waves in Panama, and you could be the winner of a US$500 scholarship! APPLY NOW: