Educational Institutions

Amigos De Bolivia & Peru

  • Glen Echo, MD
  • www.amigosdeboliviayperu.org

Mission Statement

Amigos de Bolivia y Peru, an affiliate of the National Peace Corps Association, is a nonprofit, volunteer membership organization composed primarily of former Peace Corps Volunteers and Peace Corps Staff who served in Bolivia and Peru. Membership is open to anyone interested in our educational and charitable activities that support economic development and social exchange in the two countries.

Main Programs

  1. Awarding mini-grants annually

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Service Areas

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International

Provide mini-grants to support Peace Corps and NGO development projects in Peru and Bolivia. Through regular emails and a website, keep membership informed about recent developments in Bolivia and Peru.

ruling year

1990

Principal Officer

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Gloria Levin

Keywords

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Peace Corps, Bolivia, Peru, Kantuta, National Peace Corps Association, Yachaspa

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EIN

85-0376611

 Number

2442516997

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alumni Associations (B84)

International Economic Development (Q32)

International Peace and Security (Q40)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Awarding mini-grants annually

Major operating programs are: 1) publishing a quarterly newsletter, Yachaspa, for Amigos members containing general news about the two countries, specific news about Peace Corps projects in the two countries, profiles of returned Peace Corps Volunteers, organizational news, and reviews and commentaries about books, films, and other cultural events by or about the two countries; 2)awarding mini-grants annually, through the organization's Kantuta Fund, to deserving projects in Peru and Bolivia that are recommended by Peace Corps volunteers and approved by Peace Corps staff in the two countries; and 3)supporting the activities of the National Peace Corps Association and those of other formal and informal networks that promote economic development and cultural exchange in Peru and Bolivia.

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General Public/Unspecified

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Service Areas

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International

Provide mini-grants to support Peace Corps and NGO development projects in Peru and Bolivia. Through regular emails and a website, keep membership informed about recent developments in Bolivia and Peru.

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Amigos De Bolivia & Peru

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Gloria Levin

BIO

Gloria Levin served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in a squatter settlement in Arequipa, Peru, from 1966-1968. She subsequently worked as a community organizer and earned a PhD in community psychology from the University of Michigan. She retired in 2002 after a federal career that included staff positions with the Peace Corps and with the National Institutes of Health.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Gloria Levin

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BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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