Today, December 3rd is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD)! This important day is celebrated around the world to help promote the rights of individuals with disabilities so that they can grow and thrive within a more inclusive, equitable, and accessible society.
Sponsor a Child’s Education in Argentina With OGA
Luena Foundation is proud to announce an alliance with OGA (Old Grads Michael Ham), an Argentinean non-profit that has been working with underprivileged children in the outskirts of Buenos Aires (Villa Martelli) since 1935. Through three separate programs, OGA provides educational, psychological and emotional support to more than 175 children. OGA offers infants, children, young adults and their families a community environment, a place of care, support and nurture where kids in an at-risk community receive support throughout their school years as well as tools to develop their social and emotional skills.
The Luena Foundation Announces Strategic Partnership with Minga Valpo
Luena Foundation is proud to announce its partnership with Minga Valpo, a registered Chilean non-profit that addresses the poverty and psycho-social risk factors affecting children in the marginalized neighborhoods in the city of Valparaíso.
Realized Efforts in Cochabamba: September – December 2018
We recently concluded our time in Cochabamba, Bolivia and have set out to explore South America and get to know other organizations across the continent. Amidst a whirlwind of semi-packed suitcases and organizational details, we wanted to take the opportunity to enumerate the ways the Luena Foundation has made a positive impact on the organizations we’ve chosen to support here since our arrival in September. It seems like it’s been only a short time here in Cochabamba, but we all feel as though we’ve accomplished a lot!