My first week working at Promesa was a great introduction into the ups and downs of volunteering with children at social risk. After my first day I felt so stressed, frustrated with Spanish, worrying about my Spanish ability, and super overwhelmed. However, it wasn’t actually a bad first day, more so just overwhelming. Right as […]
Archive: February, 2012
At Carnaval, the kids celebrate reaching their summer reading goals during our ¡Vamos a Leer! Program. With lots of carnival-style games, prizes, food, and pool time, the kids (and VE volunteers and staff) had a great time celebrating their accomplishments with a fun, summer day at Carnaval!¡Vamos a Leer!
VE Global is excited to announce a new partnership with the Cumberland County YMCA of Maine, another organization passionate about working towards equality of opportunity for children. With the YMCA’s generous support we will have the funding to implement a series of volunteer-led workshops to bring awareness of healthy living into the children’s lives more […]VE Supporters
By Fey Josephs VE Assistant Director of Operations from Pennsylvania, USA My name is Fey, otherwise known as the vegan godfather of VE, as the new volunteers like to call me. I was a four month volunteer back in September 2010, yet still find myself living in Santiago, now working full time for VE Global […]El Jardín de Peñalolén, Extended Stay
By Nola Godbert, Marketing and Communications Coordinator and Jamie Ensey, Director of Resource Development It´s an exciting time at VE to see so many of the children we work with enthusiastic about ¡Vamos a Leer! and reading. Many of the children run up to us asking for new books and can’t wait to post their […]¡Vamos a Leer!
VE’s new Assistant Director of Operations, Kristen, and Programs Intern, Hillary, started today! After a few weeks of training, they will be replacing Faith and Lily, who are both returning to the United States very soon. Although we are sad to say goodbye, we know Faith and Lily are off on a new adventure and […]