• Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • HeadquartersChile
  • Founded1998

América Solidaria

América Solidaria is an international nonprofit organization which sends young professionals as volunteers to the most impoverished parts of Latin America and the Caribbean, managing cooperation projects that benefit people in poverty. América Solidaria also assists countries recovering from disaster, and promotes awareness of social issues affecting the region and the need to act against them. In seven African countries, more than 250 volunteer professionals have had the opportunity to work directly with communities affected by poverty. THEIR WORK Where They Work -Chile -Haiti -Colombia -Peru -Bolivia -Dominican Republic -Ecuador   Strengthening Poverty Reduction Their volunteers provide technical advice to local organizations involved in social initiatives against poverty. Volunteer Training Through their training programs, we help mold individuals into volunteers committed to overcoming social inequalities in the Americas.   Promotion and Mobilization for Regional Integration Through mass campaigns, they expand awareness of the plight of the disadvantaged across Latin America and the Caribbean. In the spirit of global solidarity, we work with citizen groups to provide information about the challenges faced by the poor as well as the solutions that may lift them out of poverty. Humanitarian / Emergency Response They support rehabilitation and recovery programs for people living in areas affected by disaster, both natural and manmade. In the field, their volunteers mobilize society to come to victims’ aid.
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Careers

Staff at América Solidaria have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • research & development
  • entrepreneurism
  • private sector development
  • youth

Funders

  • ec

Countries

  • chile
  • united states

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience

In the News

Organization Profile

Top NGOs in Chile: A primer

5 August 2009

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Company Offices

  • Chile (headquarters)
  • Providencia
  • Avenida Bustamante 26, piso 5, Providencia
  • Colombia
  • Bogota
  • cr.7 #40-90 Edificio Central, Vicerectoría del Medio
  • Haiti
  • Port-au-Prince
  • #5 Impasse Porpier, Delmas 56