Transcending Cultures: A Digital Youth Exchange

Texas Partners of the Americas (TPOA) in partnership with the U.S. State Department is excited to announce a new initiative, “Transcending Cultures: A Digital Youth Exchange Program.” This digital youth exchange program is a virtual experience designed to connect middle and high school students from the U.S. with peer students from Viña Vieja, Peru.  TPOA is hosting this exchange to build intercultural ties between marginalized communities. Viña Vieja is located in the township of El Carmen in the state of Chincha which has a  strong Afro-LatinX ...

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Viña Vieja Youth-Community Wellness Presentations

Mujeres hacia el empoderamiento, Equidad para todos-Community campaign to promote best practice in the care of the environment, mental health and the prevention of COVID 19, carried out on Sunday, December 5, by young people in Viña Vieja in the province of Chincha, under the auspices of the Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the US Embassy, and with the support  of Partners of the Americas,  Texas Peru Chapter.

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Viña Vieja Youth-Community Library Project

Mujeres hacia el empoderamiento, Equidad para todos-Viña Vieja, the youth participating in this program completed a much inventory of books in the school library. Great job, being leaders!

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Bicycles for Peru Campaign

Texas Partners held a Bicycles for Peru Champaign during the holiday season to raise $1,500 to by mountain bikes for the youth in Viña Vieja. The campaign was successful.  Enough funds were raised to buy 17 bikes and the kids were very grateful.  Special thanks to Alisha Elmore, Carol Fimmen, Catherine Healy, Nina Trevino, and Star Engineering Group, Inc for making this fundraiser successful.   Youth in Viña Vieja receive their new bikes!

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