Category Archives: Mexico

Feliz Día de los Muertos!

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Feliz día de los muertos! English translation below La Calaverita: México no es México sin sus fiestas, y el Día de Muertos no es nada sin un buen borlote. Y qué mejor manera de encender los corazones, sino con una buena Calavera. Estas poesías populares son nuestro mejor retrato con la muerte, en ellas el ...

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Las reuniones virtuales de los grupos en redes sociales como Facebook y Whatsapp

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[Please page down for English translation.] En estos tiempos comunicarse gracias a la tecnología es mucho más fácil que hace algunos años, a veces es la única forma en que amigos o familiares contactan y se comunican, por diversas razones: la distancia, el tiempo, la practicidad, la disponibilidad. En la misión de Philanthropiece se establece ...

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Walls Turned Sideways Are Bridges

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The following post was written by Alicia Conte, Philanthropiece’s Youth Global Leadership Program Coordinator. This summer, Alicia co-facilitated a 3-week long service-learning trip for the Youth Global Leadership students, during which they explored social justice issues related to Native American rights, sustainable agriculture, immigration policy, and global trade.  It took going back to the border and ...

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A Family that Saves

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We now have more communities strengthened in Baja California Sur, thanks to Philanthropiece! In the fall of 2014, officially joined the team Philanthropiece in Baja California Sur and my work in the city of La Paz and its surroundings has begun to bear fruit. By the closer of 2014, I had created two community banks in the ...

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Seeds of Savings: Welcome 2015!

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This post appears as part of an ongoing series of reports from the field called "Seeds of Savings," from our Regional Coordinator in Loreto, Martha Drew. Gracias, compañera!  The month of December was one of much hard work for the our Community Bank Program Regional Coordinators and our Field Coordinator, Jordan Bailey. We spent most of ...

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Seeds of Savings: Investing for Change

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Gracias to our Philanthropiece team member, Martha Drew, for providing this blog post about our Community Bank Program in Baja California Sur, Mexico. This is the first in our "Seeds of Savings" reports from the field! Martha, our Regional Coordinator in Loreto, trains community members in our savings group methodology and empowers them to create a culture of ...

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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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