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

  • Women as Agents of Peace in South Sudan (WAPSS)

    A project from 3 different sectors in South Sudan

    The goal of this two-year project, funded by the U.S. State Department, is to contribute to inclusive, just, and sustainable peace in Cueibet County, Lakes State by working with credible local actors, such as... Learn more

    Last updated September 11, 2018

  • 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

  • Integrated School Feeding and Literacy Program

    A project from 2 different sectors in Cote d'Ivoire

    The World Food Program launched a new project to increase the availability and quality of school meals for 150,000 student beneficiaries over the five year implementation period. The project is funded by the... Learn more

    Last updated October 19, 2017

  • FAMILY RESILIENCE (FARE)

    A project from 2 different sectors in Uganda

    Through the FARE project, AVSI Uganda and partners including Retrak and COWA will demonstrate the power of an integrated model that address the issue of family breakdown and unnecessary child-family separation... 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

  • Child Labor Prevention: Let's Work for Our Rights

    A project from 3 different sectors in Haiti

    Catholic Relief Services, with funding from the US Department of Labor, and in partnership with AVSI Haiti is embarking on a new project. Let s Work for Our Rights aims to reduce and prevent child labor in agriculture... Learn more

    Last updated October 19, 2017