Category Archives: Around the World

Philanthropiece on the Radio!

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[audio mp3="http://philanthropiece.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/07-23-14-Dot-Org-PhilanthroPiece.mp3"][/audio] We realize that sometimes it's hard to explain what we do, and how we do it. Philanthropiece works collaboratively with changemakers in Mexico, Guatemala, and Colorado, empowering them to co-create resilient communities-- but what does that look like? Listen to this interview with our Youth Global Leadership Program Coordinator, Alicia Conte, to hear more about how ...

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Creative Conversations

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    Emily Sun is a graduating senior of the Youth Global Leadership program. This school year, Emily designed and facilitated a service project, or “Cor Project”. Emily’s “Art Pal” project ([email protected] de Arte) facilitated an intercultural art exchange between students from Casey Middle School, Boulder, CO, and Collegio Mixto San Gaspar, Chajul, Guatemala, in order ...

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Dream Town: “Si, se puede!”

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I lived in the Valle del Chota town of Ambuqui as a Peace Corps Volunteer between the years of 2005-2007. This is when “La Selección de Ecuador” was electrifying soccer pride to an unprecedented level for their country. This was when foreigners were asking what African nation Ecuador belonged to. This was also when I ...

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Wheeling around Nicaragua

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One of our motto's here at Philanthropiece is "Be Passionate. Do Good Work. Have Fun."  This photo embodies all that and more. Back in February of 2009 the Advisory Board and Staff of Philanthropiece took a 10 day, educational trip to rural Nicaragua with the intention of learning about the efforts of different NGO’s working there. ...

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The Sun Sets on Ecuador

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The Philanthropiece Advisory Board has just returned from an inspiring and informative trip to Ecuador.  Enjoy this beautiful sunset featuring the Virgen de Quito, taken on our last evening in Ecuador. Photo Credit: Julie Moyle, Philanthropiece Advisory Board Member ...

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El Porvenir, “The Future”

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It’s been almost a year and a half since the Philanthropiece Advisory Board and staff traveled to Nicaragua to explore best practices and experience the people and culture by working side by side on a service project. (Read more here) As part of our experiences, we were graced with the opportunity to work with El ...

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Organic Oasis is home from Peru

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After 2 months in Peru, the GSSE – Organic Oasis team has returned to the USA.  Check out their blog at http://organicoasis2009.blogspot.com/ to read all about the great strides they made on their summer practicum and their aquaponics business.  Not only were they busy making contacts, building systems, and conducting research but Anni also ran ...

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Philanthropiece visits Nicaragua

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Boulder, CO, February 24, 2009:  The Advisory Board and Staff of Philanthropiece Foundation have just returned from an engaging and educational trip to rural Nicaragua.  Philanthropiece went to Nicaragua on a ten day trip with the intention of learning about the efforts of different NGO’s working in Latin America.  They met with Acción Médica Cristiana, ...

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