Partners of the Americas (Partners) welcomes Pan American Day on April 14, 2021. This year, we celebrate the 131 years since nations throughout the Americas have formally come together to inspire collaboration and progress as well as encourage mutual understanding of peoples from all nations.
Un episodio sobrevenido dentro de la historia conjunta de los Capítulos Tennessee y Venezuela de Partners of The Américas
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.
Anna details her impactful experience as one of many students from the University of Louisville who traveled to Ecuador in March 2020 as a part of the Kentucky-Ecuador Chapter’s study abroad program in Ecuador. The students visited seven schools in five days, where they provided fluoride varnish to improve children's dental health and taught English. All 10 students who participated are now Kentucky-Ecuador Chapter members.
The Comité Paraguay Kansas (CPK) and Kansas Paraguay Partners (KPP) Chapters of Partners of the Americas are developing new ways to support activities and strengthen communities during the pandemic and beyond.
The Tennessee and Venezuela Partners of the Americas Chapters are documenting four decades of partnership together and continue their efforts despite the barriers of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Tennessee Chapter incorporated in Nashville in 1967, and the Venezuela Chapter was established in Caracas several years later (1974). They have worked together for the mutual benefit of Venezuela and Tennessee for 46 years.
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, people from all over the world have come together to connect in positive ways. Today, on the International Day of Living Together in Peace, we would like to highlight how our Network perseveres during this time by spreading peace through virtual people-to-people connections.