La Vida is  a small, effective, 100% volunteer run Latin American charity

La Vida distributes grants for projects such as student scholarships, medical training, school expansions and community health education. We have an impressively low cost base with 97% of the funds raised going directly to our projects. Everyone working for the charity, including the trustees and executive committee, gives their time on a voluntarily basis.


Corpolatin – Children of the Andes

La Vida’s new project is Corpolatin, the most-used children’s helpline in Colombia.

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La Vida -Viva a Vida

Viva a Vida –
Bahia, Brazil

Under La Vida’s new project, young people will undertake workshops in: Drug Prevention Workshops,  Life Plan activities  and Community Prevention Activities

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La Vida Villa Maria

Sponsor a Child

We currently have a “Sponsor a Child” scheme set up with the Villa Maria pre-school in Lima, Peru. Your sponsorship will have a significant impact on a child’s education and future prospects.

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Letter From Franz

Letter from Franz

La Vida is very proud to support "Helping Hands" project in Bolivia. The following letter from Franz describing his learnings…

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Recent Projects
Corpolatin – Children Of The Andes

Corpolatin - Children of the Andes

Corpolatin is Colombia’s most-used chidlren’s helpline.

Viva A Vida

Viva a Vida

Young people will undertake workshops in Drug Prevention, Life Plan activities and Community Prevention Activities

Villa Maria

Villa Maria

A school which is a beacon of hope in its community, offering disadvantaged children an education and the chance of a better life.

Poder Joven

Poder Joven

Preventative program that helps at risk children to find a better alternative to the street

Todos Juntos – Sonrisa

Todos Juntos - Sonrisa

Providing disadvantaged children with a reason to smile

Ação Forte

Ação Forte

Improving the lives of 50-60 teenagers directly and up to 1200 indirectly within the community of Campinas through our youth education programme

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Helping hands is a true dream for all the young people so they can finish their studies.

New Life Mexico

New Life Mexico

The school water houses give children access to clean drinking water every day and they can also fill bottles to take home to their families.

Amistad – San Cristobal Primary School

Amistad - San Cristobal Primary School

Providing clean drinking water and healthy meals to primary school children.

The Clínica De Beneficencia Project

The Clínica de Beneficencia Project

Treating over 8000 patients a year, the hospital offers medical services to those with no other access to medical care in its vicinity