Amazon Smile Father’s Day

The Amazon Smile Foundation has made its purchasing platform available to several NGOs, including the Venezuelan American Friendship Association. Thanks to this encouragement, you can donate 0.5% of your purchases to our ProExcellence scholars. So, what are you waiting for? If you don’t have the Father’s Day gift yet, at Amazon Smile you will not…

Aniversario

The Venezuelan American Friendship Association celebrated its 79th anniversary

The ProExcellence  AVAA program celebrated its 79th anniversary, this Friday, May 28, through an online meeting. This event allowed connecting with the different allies of the organization for 1 hour and 30 minutes.   The scholars Andrea Aponte and Rubén Herrera collaborated as presenters in this emotional meeting, which was broadcast on Zoom and YouTube…

MES DE LA MUJER 3

Celebramos el mes de la mujer

Con el objetivo de celebrar el Mes de la Mujer, desde AVAA desarrollamos diversas actividades educativas e informativas sobre el rol de las mujeres en la sociedad venezolana, así como oportunidades de formación especiales para ellas. El 17 de marzo, realizamos la conferencia “Dos mujeres, dos mundos”. A cargo de Shari Avendaño, periodista venezolana e…

Empoderame

8 female scholarship holders were selected for the Empower ME – Students Program

Graciela Pezo (Hospitality Management, USB), Jennipher Dolinsky (Liberal Studies, Unimet), Noris Moreno (Sociology, UCV), Johana Rojas (Art, UNEARTE), Loreany Guerra (Hospitality Management, USB). Peggy Farías (Literature, UCV), Jailene Tirado (Education, UCV) and Valentina Correia (International Affairs, UCV) are participating in this program organized by Empodérame Venezuela. The Empower ME program “is an educational space where…

Gerald Sánchez

Gerald Sánchez was granted a scholarship to study at ITESO, a Jesuit university in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Gerald Sánchez, who is an AVAA scholarship holder and a sociology student at the Andrés Bello Catholic University (UCAB), was granted a scholarship from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente A.C. or ITESO (Western Institute of Technology and Higher Education), a Jesuit university of Guadalajara, Mexico, to study the subject Gender and…

The Children’s Museum and AVAA launch the Strengthening Science Education Through Virtuality Program.

The project offers high school teachers strategies and tools that will enhance their skills in the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) applied to education in order to improve teaching practices in the online teaching process. We join efforts for a comprehensive quality education, aimed at enriching the 21st century skills. Educational units or…

Volunteering Work 2020

At AVAA, volunteering is part of the day-to-day activities. Not only do our scholarship holders develop projects of great impact for their communities, but they also have the valuable support of many people who, day after day, accompany us along the way: mentors, facilitators, members of the advisory committees, and all the friends of AVAA…