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The latest news on fundraising, events and initiatives from La Vida and our projects in Latin America.

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Digital forum builds bonds across borders

La Vida's second Leaders Forum provided a digital meeting place for all our projects on 20th March, enabling attendees across eight countries to exchange a broad range of ideas, experience and advice. Representatives from 13 of La Vida’s projects took part in the online event, including our three newest beneficiaries – Project Somos in Guatemala, Plant your Future in Peru and Healing Venezuela, our first…

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Update from Amantani -Transitions

Our projects are constantly updating us on their achievements, but we don'at always have time to post. Here is the latest update from Amantani Amantani-Grant-Report_Jul22-Aug23 (1)

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Salsa Frenzy – 17th anniversary fundraiser

Join us to celebrate La Vida's 17th anniversary on 22th March to help raise funds for our health, education and environment projects throughout Latin America. Buy tickets via Justgiving We have some exciting items for our auction on the evening as well as a raffle. If you are not attending the evening and would still like to bid on one…

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COVID-19 relief effort

COVID-19 appeal: Please help communities in Latin America who are severely affected by coronavirus. Food and medicine are desperately needed.
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Vlla Cielo In Tierra

Fundraiser 2020 – Auction and raffle prizes

Join us to celebrate La Vida's 14th anniversary on 5th February help raise funds for our health, education and environment projects throughout Latin America. Contact us for more information on how to buy tickets for the evening. We have some exciting items for our auction on the evening as well as a raffle. If you are not attending the evening…

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Children At Todos Juntos

Student British Dental Journal, Sept 2019 issue: Barts choose “Todos Juntos” as their charity

Interview with Ameen Hussein & Atena Ahmed of Student Dental Society, Barts and The London School of Medicine & Dentistry
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Viva A Vida Entrance

Viva a Vida’s new newsletter in English

Our partner Viva a Vida has just launched their newsletter in English. Viva a Vida's newsletter April - June 2019 (pdf)

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La Vida’s Annual Report

In 2018, we had a record fundraising year, receiving £95,819 in donations. We did not hold any fundraising events. Our main achievements, which led to significant donations, were new partnerships with the Royal Bank of Canada and EM Funding, both of which helped fund new projects in Bolivia and Brazil. We also received our largest ever donation courtesy of a…

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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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Past Events

Salsa Frenzy, Bar Salsa, London – 2023
£15000+ raised

14th Anniversary Fundraiser at Patch St Paul’s – 2020
£20000+ raised

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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