AVSI-USA (Association of Volunteers in International Service, USA)

AVSI-USA’s mission is to support the AVSI network by leveraging financial resources in the U.S. in order to broaden the achievements of member organizations in promoting human dignity in developing countries. The AVSI network promotes the dignity of the person through development activities and programs with particular attention to education, while drawing from the social teachings of the Catholic Church.

Acronym: AVSI-USA

Website http://www.avsi-usa.org/
Twitter https://twitter.com/AVSIUSA?ref_src=twsrc^tfw&ref_url=http://www.avsi-usa.org/
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AVSIUSA/
Primary Address

8730 Georgia Avenue

Suite 512

Silver Spring, MD 20910

US

Projects

ordered by most recently updated

  • IMARISHA JAMII

    Economic recovery and development project in Kenya

    With funding from UNFCU Foundation, AVSI-USA partners with AVSI Kenya to support adolescent girls and young women in urban refugee communities as they build a path out of extreme poverty by engaging in business... Learn more

    Last updated January 12, 2021

  • Integrados

    A project from 2 different sectors in Ecuador

    In partnership with the U.S. State Department s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM), AVSI Foundation, with sub-grantees Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI), implements the project INTEGRADOS... Learn more

    Last updated January 11, 2021

  • WELCOMED THROUGH WORK

    A project from 3 different sectors in Brazil

    AVSI is working to guarantee the rights of Venezuelan refugees and migrants living in Brazil in support of the Brazilian Government and UNHCR s joint humanitarian emergency program Opera o Acolhida ( Operation... Learn more

    Last updated January 11, 2021

  • Rebirth of Quality Education

    Education project in Uganda

    Luigi Giussani Institute for Higher Education (LGHIE) has made great strides in increasing quality education in Uganda by focusing on teacher motivation and critical thinking skills. In 2018, LGHIE strengthened... Learn more

    Last updated September 19, 2019

  • Graduating to Resilience

    A project from 3 different sectors in Uganda

    AVSI Foundation, leading a consortium with Trickle Up and IMPAQ International and funded by the Office of Food for Peace, USAID, is implementing the Kamwenge Graduation Pilot in the Kamwenge District, in Western... Learn more

    Last updated April 25, 2018

  • Pre-escolar en la Casa (PelCa)

    Education project in Ecuador

    Since 2010, AVSI-USA has partnered with Fundaci n Sembrar to support the homeschool preschool program called Pre-escolar en la Casa (PelCa) which provides mothers with the knowledge, skills and the confidence... Learn more

    Last updated October 19, 2017

  • Crecemos

    A project from 2 different sectors in Mexico

    Born in 1993, CRECEMOS translated as "Growing Together", is a community based organization that has served the academic, nutritional and social needs of the community in the semi-urban and rural areas near the... Learn more

    Last updated October 19, 2017