Playita Tours, an entrepreneurship for Venezuela

Playita Tours, an entrepreneurship for Venezuela

Playita tours is a project developed by our scholarship Anabella García, that was born in September 2018 and rescues tourism in Venezuela as a way to know our culture and value our history. Anabella, student of the 4th year of Production Engineering at UniMet, loves the culture of our country, and she always has liked to travel and know what is behind each remote place […]

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Professional scholarships with social commitment

Professional scholarships with social commitment

In ProExcelencia AVAA we promote the training of students who, in addition to having great professional potential, have a social and civic commitment that makes them unique. On April 13, the ecotourism enterprise Playita Tours, developed by our scholarship holder Anabella García, gave a donation of clothing and food to people in a coast town severely affected by the economic and social crisis in the […]

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Working in alliance with the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce of the U.S.A

Working in alliance with the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce of the U.S.A

With the objective of strengthening our international alliances, on April 10, AVAA signed an agreement with the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce of the United States (VACC), which defines the bases for mutual cooperation in education and sports between both institutions. This achievement will allow us to strengthen the support to the scholarship holders of our Excellence Program.

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Venezuelan American Friendship Association celebrates 77 years promoting the country’s future in Venezuela

Venezuelan American Friendship Association celebrates 77 years promoting the country’s future in Venezuela

2019 will be a year of consolidation and new goals for this organization, which benefits 250 young Venezuelans in Caracas and 20 in Carabobo state The Venezuelan American Friendship Association (AVAA) is a Venezuelan NGO that has reached 77 years of trajectory developing proposals for social investment in education, a time in which it has benefited young people of scarce economic resources and high academic […]

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AVAA Featured in Globovision

AVAA Featured in Globovision

Globovision, the leading news TV channel in Venezuela, interviewed AVAA Executive Director Claudia Gonzalez

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Model United Nations reaches the under-served students in Venezuela

Model United Nations reaches the under-served students in Venezuela

One of the basic premises of Model United Nations conferences is to provide students with a forum to hone skills in diplomacy, negotiation, critical thinking, compromise, public speaking, writing, and research. In Caracas, the Venezuelan-American Friendship Association (AVAA Spanish acronym) has coordinated the AVAAMUN conference for the past3 years to offer a platform that aims to promote education and integral development of underprivileged youth with […]

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CVA-AVAA Graduation Ceremony

CVA-AVAA Graduation Ceremony

Learning English and improving English reading, comprehension, listening and oral skills involve a continue process of studying, practicing and high financial resources. This is why AVAA develop an strategic between the CVA Las Mercedes and CVA Del Centro, two binational institutions in Caracas, to be part of our ProExcelencia program by  given our scholars the opportunity to take the complete English course in their classrooms, […]

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Chat Clubs & Specialized Workshops: Effective Tools for advancement of Democracy in Venezuela.

Chat Clubs & Specialized Workshops: Effective Tools for advancement of Democracy in Venezuela.

Asociación Venezolana Americana de La Amistad  (AVAA) and  the U. S. Embassy, Caracas have been allies for over 40 years, always searching for creative ways to maintain and strengthen the ties that bind our two nations. During the last decade political tensions and socio-economic crisis in Venezuela have  affected bi-lateral relations, in this sense, AVAA ‘s staff  ever so resourceful has managed to keep the […]

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ProExcelencia Graduates Ceremony

ProExcelencia Graduates Ceremony

Our Excellency Program graduated 28 new professionals this year. All this role-model underprivileged leaders, from different Venezuelan universities, as well as from different undergraduate careers successfully completed their activities in AVAA. The AVAA Excellency Program promotes the education of young Venezuelan students with limited financial resources through an integral training approach during their 5-year undergraduate university degree programs. This Scholarship initiative helps the beneficiary students to complete their […]

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