Thank you antiguos Lily Gordon, Dominic Lee, Lynn O’Connell, and Jennifer Spindler for your incredible support!Read More
Welcome to the VE Global Blog!
This blog is open to all those interested in a more intimate look inside how VE works both as an organization and as a family of caring volunteers. Check back often for VE Global news and for current volunteers’ thoughts on every aspect of VE: from first impressions of their placement organization, to challenges and successes in running VE programs, to important moments in the lives of the children we serve.
In April, the January 2013 volunteer class began their fundraising campaign to help raise money for children at social risk in Santiago, Chile. They came up with the idea to film themselves dancing to the “Harlem Shake” in public areas around Santiago after their performance to the song was a success with the children at [...]Read More
Hunter Stephan, from the September 2012 volunteer class, taught 30 children how to play ultimate frisbee at our monthly health and wellness program, Liga de Deportes. They also played soccer, ate a healthy lunch, and were quizzed on frisbee trivia!Read More
By Aubrey Todd, VE Volunteer, January 2013 If I had been asked what I would have learned after my time spent volunteering in Chile, I know I would’ve have said something about maturing and growing up to become an adult. I surprised myself not by the fact that I was right, but how I got [...]Read More
We celebrated our biannual Festival de Arte this month! The theme was recycled art and the categories were plastic, cardboard, group art, mixed materials, and performance. It was great to see all of the creations the children came up with!Read More
Our office team keeps growing! We are excited to welcome Nicole Hoyrup from Copenhagen, Denmark to the VE Global community. Nicole is our new Assistant Executive Director Intern and will assist with program management and resource development. The annual event, Carnaval, at the end of February, celebrating the end of our ¡Vamos a Leer! reading [...]Read More