Partners of the Americas elected eight directors to the 2021 Partners International Board of Directors. These leaders are both from the Partners Network as well as the wider international development community. We are excited to see their contributions to the policies, programs, and direction of Partners!
Read all that Partners of the Americas has accomplished during 2020!
In celebration of International Education Week, the Institute of International Education (IIE) released the 2020 Open Doors Report on November 16, 2020. Read more for the top 2020 stats for the Americas.
Un episodio sobrevenido dentro de la historia conjunta de los Capítulos Tennessee y Venezuela de Partners of The Américas
Sadly, long-time friend and change-agent, Denise Decker, passed away on November 4, 2020. Denise was a member of the Partners International Board of Directors and a member of our District of Columbia and Virginia Chapters.
Para las familias del distrito de Paso Yobai, la capacitación y el apoyo técnico recibido del Proyecto Paraguay Okakuaa para mejorar sus medios de vida les dotó de más recursos hacer frente a las consecuencias económicas de la pandemia. / For the families of the Paso Yobai district, our Paraguay Okakuaa project, funded by USDOL, provided them the capacity building and technical assistance needed to improve their quality of life and confront the economic consequences of the pandemic.
Life-changing. It can be difficult to pinpoint the precise moment when your life changed, when an event occurred that undeniably altered the course of your future. Yet mine is easy: being a Youth Ambassador was life-changing.
Every day, Partners of the Americas collaborates with individuals and organizations around the world to eradicate poverty. The coronavirus pandemic this year has hurt communities experiencing poverty the hardest, yet we are finding ways to work through it to achieve social and environmental justice for all. This International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we’re highlighting the steps our programs, projects, and members have taken to end poverty during COVID-19.
Colombia is known for producing some of the highest-quality coffee in the world, with its unique geography making for excellent growing conditions. More than 500,000 Colombians work in the coffee industry, fulfilling a centuries-old tradition across nearly 2.2 million acres of Colombian highlands. Coffee growing is a central part of Colombian identity and culture; however, it is also one of the sectors in which child labor is most prevalent. This reality may be worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic.