Our scholar Steven Bryson obtained an exchange scholarship for Indonesia

Our scholar Steven Bryson obtained an exchange scholarship for Indonesia

Reading Time: 1 minute Steven is a ninth-quarter student of mechanical engineering at Universidad Metropolitana, and in May of this year became one of three Venezuelan winners of a cultural exchange scholarship for the Darmasiswa Scholarship Program of the Republic of Indonesia. This program organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) of the Republic of Indonesia has a duration of one year and consists of the granting […]

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AVAA represented Venezuela at the 2019 NAFSA Annual Conference

AVAA represented Venezuela at the 2019 NAFSA Annual Conference

Reading Time: 2 minutes Once again, the Venezuelan American Friendship Association (AVAA*), had the honor of being invited to the annual meeting of NAFSA (Association of International Educators) to represent Venezuela in this activity that brings together the 10,000 members of NAFSA located in more than 3,500 institutions around the world, in more than 150 countries (According to the official portal of NAFSA). This time, AVAA had the opportunity […]

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Outstanding graduates leading entrepreneurships

Outstanding graduates leading entrepreneurships

Reading Time: 2 minutes Entrepreneurial vision has become a feature of many of our scholars and graduates. An example of this is Miguel Ashley Hernandez and Jonathan Castro, both graduates of our AVAA Excellency Program, who just on June 25 of this year, made their first Speed Dating of Entrepreneurship, one of the main events of the project they are developing in Peru, called Lima Emprende. After founding La […]

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Brightening the lives of the children of San Antonio

Brightening the lives of the children of San Antonio

Reading Time: 2 minutes On June 22nd, the team of scholarship holders who organize and direct the project Brighten up my Life, the newest of the volunteer initiatives developed at AVAA, joined the Kanyz Foundation to give a different day to the children of the Municipality of Los Salias in San Antonio de Los Altos. Our scholarship holders, accompanied by other volunteers and friends, went to the Sports, Cultural […]

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2019 Annual General Assembly: tangible results and dreams turned into goals achieved

2019 Annual General Assembly: tangible results and dreams turned into goals achieved

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Annual General Assembly (AGA) of AVAA, is the meeting in which accountability is promoted for the management made by the organization during a year to keep their programs running. But it is also an opportunity to connect with the energy of Venezuela that continues to work to achieve goals and provide more opportunities. On this time, scholars, staff, graduates, volunteers, members of the Board […]

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Honoring the Elderly celebrated Father’s Day

Honoring the Elderly celebrated Father’s Day

Reading Time: 3 minutes We closed the month with the first day of our volunteer project Honoring the Elderly, carried out in the nursing home La Divina Providencia, in Maternidad, Caracas. It was an encounter in which 25 of our scholarship holders celebrated Father’s Day along with the grandparents who live there. The recently constituted team of this project began its management with a great day that counted with […]

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We Celebrated the World Blood Donor Day!

We Celebrated the World Blood Donor Day!

Reading Time: 2 minutes On June 14, the scholarship organizers of our project A Volunteer for Life, celebrated the World Blood Donor Day, with the completion of the first day of donations of the year, which was supported by the Municipal Blood Bank, located in San José de Cotiza, across the Hospital Vargas, in Caracas. On this occasion, 10 donors attended the place, deciding to contribute to the mission […]

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Playita Tours, an entrepreneurship for Venezuela

Playita Tours, an entrepreneurship for Venezuela

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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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EducationUSA and the Excellency Program in El Encantado, Petare

EducationUSA and the Excellency Program in El Encantado, Petare

Reading Time: 2 minutes On June 8, our AVAA Advisory Center, EducationUSA, and scholars from the Excellency Program, along with the NGO ABC Prodeim and Leather Heart (Venezuela’s first certified B Corporation), visited the community of El Encantado in Petare, Minicipality of Sucre in Caracas, in order to provide a day full of laughter and values to 150 low-income children living in the area. The team of organizers worked […]

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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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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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