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Development Instructors in action

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It is always very challenging to start something new! After 3 months of preparation, 8 Development Instructors from Richmond Vale Academy started the project period in Belize and Ecuador. Carlos is writing: "During the 3 months, we studied about the political situation in the world, the inequality, poverty trap, social injustice, and the different ...
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RVA Students Cherish Belize Visit

2-6-2020-12-31-40-PM-8595025 RVA volunteers who visited Belize (L-R): Whitney Samuel (SVG), Mami Tsuboya (Japan) and Justyna Gudra (Poland).
Three students from the Richmond Vale Academy( RVA) who recently returned from Belize after a 6-month stint in that Central American/Caricom country, have all said they will cherish that experience for a very long time. The students, Justyna Gudra from Poland, Mami Tsuboya of Japan and Whitney Samuel from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, were part o...
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Humana People to People Progress Report 2018

hpp-annual2019 Humana People to People Progress Report 2018
The Federation Humana People to People (Humana People to People) is excited and proud to release its Humana People to People Progress Report 2018, demonstrating the value of its work. The report provides an insight into the work of Humana People to People and its 30 member associations over the past year, including the shared commitment to attain i...
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Combate Hombro a Hombro con la Pobreza en Belize - Película

En Belize, una tercera parte de la población (126.000 personas) vive debajo de la línea de la pobreza. Desde 2012, Richmond Vale Academy ha cooperado con Humana People to People en Belize y con varios Instructores de Desarrollo entrenaron y ayudaron con los proyectos allá. Los proyectos de Humana People to People tiene como finalidad: Movilizar niñ...
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Fighting Shoulder to Shoulder with The Poor in Belize

PAweb To date, HPP Belize has worked directly with 5,500 families – approximately 25,000 people.
In Belize, one third of the population (126.000 people) lives below the poverty line. Since 2012, Richmond Vale Academy has co-operated with Humana People to People in Belize and several Development Instructors trained and supported the projects there.  The Humana People to People  projects in Belize aim to: Mobilize children, youth and a...
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Hombro a hombro

Vegetables La idea del proyecto Ayuda Infantil es luchar contra la pobreza de la mano con la gente del distrito de Toledo.
Los instructores de desarrollo en el programa Lucha con la Pobreza  de la Academia Richmond Vale tienen la oportunidad de trabajar en el Proyecto de Ayuda Infantil de HPP en Belice. La idea del proyecto Ayuda Infantil es luchar contra la pobreza de la mano con la gente del distrito de Toledo y asegurar que cada niño pueda crecer al máximo de s...
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Shoulder to Shoulder in Belize

sholder-to-sholder The idea with the Child Aid project is to fight poverty hand in hand with the people of Toledo District in Belize.
Development Instructors in The Fighting with The Poor Program at Richmond Vale Academy have the opportunity to work in the the HPP Child Aid Project in Belize.  The idea with the Child Aid project is to fight poverty hand in hand with the people of Toledo District and secure that every child can grow up to his or her fullest potential. The pro...
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Do what you can to make a difference!

Do what you can to make a difference!
In this past year I have been studying and learning about the causes of poverty and what I can do to make this world a better place. I think is possible to change the world, we can change our world! There are many places, people can help in our own countries; there are many organizations that are trying to make a difference but they need people who...
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My 6 months in Ecuador

My 6 months in Ecuador
By Ammon  During the last six months working as Development Instructor in Ecuador we have worked with Humana Pueblo a Pueblo on many different projects as well as our own personal projects as Development Instructors. We are here as a team of 3 DIs from Richmond Vale Academy as part of the Fighting Shoulder to Shoulder with the Poor program. Du...
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My personal Project in Ecuador

My personal Project in Ecuador
Building Water Recycling filters in Ecuador   By Ammon  During the past six months working in a rural farming community in southern Ecuador I worked with many projects and working closely with many families. In the first three months I looked to see what projects that could really make a big difference in the community. Looking for what p...
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The Mayan food in Belize

The Team In Belize we lived in a Mayan community. We lived very close to a family so we had many opportunities to eat different dishes from the Mayan cuisine.
by Manal When I was working as a development instructor in Belize , I was very lucky to get the chance to experience the Mayan cuisine .  In Belize we lived in a Mayan community. We lived very close to a family so we had many opportunities to eat different dishes from the Mayan cuisine. If I want to be talking about Maya food. Then I will be o...
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Starting an Organic Garden in Belize

Anna-starting-an-organic-farm We were encouraging the families we were working with to have organic backyard gardens for economic and nutritional reasons.
By Baha Alzain We arrived to the place that will be our home for the next five months, Silver Creek , a village in Toledo, the southern most district in Belize . As part of our duties as development instructors.  We were encouraging the families we were working with to have organic backyard gardens for economic and nutritional reasons. In orde...
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Special project in Belize

Development Instructor in Belize The children were very happy about the project and we received many thank you letters regarding the playground.
During the project in Belize and  Ecuador, the Development Instructors have the chance to leave their mark on the village and the people with a special project. The special project can be anything that is benefiting the village and not just each family. Among the three development instructors in Belize 2016 we had several good ideas, we w...
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Humana "Pueblo a Pueblo" Project Report Jan-Jun 2016

FWTP Magdy During the first six months of the Child Aid project in Loja we have involved approx. 4,000 families.
Ecuador’s "Humana Pueblo a Pueblo" is a nonprofit foundation that began to work in June 2007. To boost the development project of the Ecuadorian communities with fewer resources. During the first six months of the Child Aid project in Loja we have involved approx. 4,000 families which in total benefits approx. 20,000 people. The project has co...
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Development Instructors in Belize

Development-instructors-in-Belize We will make a garden together; create a product for them to sell and we will have interesting workshops.
Development Instructors Are International Volunteers. Humana People to People Belize is glad to have the assistant of three Development Instructors; Manal Beirut from Jordan, Baha Alzain from Jordan and Lillian Harkmark Lie from Norway. Who are working with the communities of Silver Creek and San Miguel for 6 months. Development Instructors have ma...
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The Situation of Children in Ecuador

Kids in Ecuador Don't judge and demonize others if you have never found yourself in their shoes.
Under the law System of Protection and Equity (art. 46), the Government of Ecuador guarantees special attention and protection to girls, boys and teens in situations of abuse, violence, sexual exploitation, drug, and alcoholism —as well as priority attention in cases of disaster and war. There is also a clear prohibition on labour exploit...
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Once in a Lifetime

Martin with the kids The project I participated in was Child Aid Celica.
Six months in Ecuador - Once in a lifetime experience! The second part of my program as a volunteer was one of the best things that could come to my life. It literally changed my life in many aspects, it helped me to understand many issues related to poverty. The period in Ecuador lasted six months from October 2013 until end of March 2014. The opp...
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Life can be much simpler than we imagine!

Much-simpler It has been quite fun getting to know different people, how they think and more about their culture.
It has been about two months since we arrived in San Isidro, Belize, for the project period in our Fighting with The Poor program. On the first weeks we’ve spent most of our time adapting to the new lifestyle and understanding a bit from the Project Leader what were our goals on the project. For this part, we had two meeting with local leaders, as ...
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