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Here you find news about our projects and information about our  past and upcoming events to raise funds for our projects in Latin America

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Computers for Villa Maria

Technology is becoming an increasingly important subject to master early on in school as well as a method of teaching.  We are inspired by the way the staff of the Villa Maria primary school, which serves a poor community outside Lima, strive to give the children the best education possible and make the best of what they have.This spring, the school would…

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La Vida’s 13th Anniversary

La Vida is celebrating 13 years of supporting Latin American communities' education, health and environment projects. This has only been possible through the generosity of our supporters and friends. We will have an evening of art, drinks and nibbles hosted by Maddox Arts, where we will talk about the projects we currently support and share our plans for the future.…

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Viva a Vida Newsletter

Our partner Viva a Vida had a very busy 2018. Please check the successes of Viva a Vida's young participants over last year VAV Newsletter 3.18

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La Vida Christmas Appeal 2018

This Christmas donate to La Vida Christmas Appeal and we will ensure that your donation will support local projects in Latin America. Our current most urgent funding priorities are set out below.

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Poder Joven

Camila Chiquillo is one of the children La Vida supports at Poder Joven Foundation in Colombia. She is seven, is in second grade of elementary school and has been attending Poder Joven for the last year. Although her family is very poor she is very smart and wants to get ahead and wants opportunities. She lives with her mother and…

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New Roof for Villa Maria, Peru

We have funded a new roof for Villa Maria, Peru

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Sponsorship for children at Villa Maria School, Peru

Annual report and renewal of sponsorship (£200 per year) for children attending the Villa Maria School, Peru - 2017 was a very challenging year for Peru and for the poorer communities around Lima in particular, due to exceptionally heavy rains from January to March which led to a series of floods and landslides.  There are more details about the impact on…

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Cerniquem

Cerniquem paediatric burns unit. In 2010, La Vida was the beneficiary charity of the Deutsche Bank Retail Dinner. We put the funds raised towards the creation of a paediatric burns unit in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, at a centre called called Cerniquem.  Together with the matching funds supplied by The Angus Lawson Memorial Trust, we financed the purchase of all the…

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La Vida’s 10 year anniversary

Mexican Frenzy - El Dia de los Muertos - over £16k raised! Many thanks for your support - we raised over £16k! We had a fantastic evening of Margaritas, mexican tapas, Mariachi,  Tonteria dancers, DJ, silent auction, raffle and more! If you could not attend the event, you can still donate here, so we can benefit from the GIFT AID. Check…

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Past Events:

Mexican Frenzy -El dia de los muertos  – 2016
£16000+ raised

Fashion show at Akris – 2015
£4000 raised

Art Auction at Maddox Arts – 2015
£14000 raised

Silent Auction – 2014
£8000 raised

Brazilian Carnival Frenzy and Latin Frenzy
Co-hosted with the LATA Foundation – 2012 and 2013
400-500 attendees ,£33000 raised in 2012, £46000 raised in 2013

Mexican Frenzy – 2011
300 attendees, £26500 raised

80’s Frenzy – 2010
250 attendees, £13000 raised

Latin Frenzy – 2009
800 attendees, £16500 raised

Brazilian Frenzy – 2008
700 attendees, £15000 raised

Casino Royal – 2007
165 attendees, £23000 raised

School Disco – 2006
200 attendees, £10800 raised

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