April 2013 TGIS Peruvian Style

Big Sunday

In anticipation of the opening of the Veterans Home of California’s 242-bed Skilled Nursing Unit, we are seeking volunteers to paint 4 serene murals along the soon-to-be busy residential corridors. Big Sunday volunteers will have the opportunity to create relevant themed murals, each above a bench, which can also serve as a point of reference […]

March 2013 Board Meeting

March 2013 TGIS Don Day

March 2013 The Standard in DTLA

February 2013 TGIF Merkato Ethiopian Restaurant

Maleme Niani Library

Country: Senegal Volunteer: Nicolette Ulrich and Josh Proffitt Grant Amount: $500 After meeting with community members for 6 months, Nicolette and Josh are helping the village of Maleme Niani to build a community library. Learners of all ages will have access to books, computers and other resources obtained from the Mayor’s Office, through donations from […]

The Young Men’s Leadership Project

Country: Macedonia Volunteer: Randy’s cousin and another PCV Grant Amount: $300 The Young Men’s Leadership Project (YMLP) is a year-long program designed to develop and engage young men of Macedonia and help mold them into the future leaders of tomorrow. The Yamanaka Fund grant supported YMLP’s Summer Leadership Camp that took place June 28 – […]

English Multimedia Resource Center

Country: Ukraine Volunteer: Adam Nicotera Grant Amount: $300 Equipment and supplies were purchased – including English textbooks and dictionaries, a computer, a projector, a screen, a whiteboard, a speaker system – to expand services at a secondary school’s multimedia resource center in Dolynska. The project aims to prepare 11th grade students for college courses, to […]

RPCVLA Care Package Project to Send Cheer and Chocolate to Currently Serving Volunteers

Care Package Project

RPCVLA has embarked on a new project to send a little love to currently-serving volunteers around the globe.  The RPCVLA Package Project aims to send a well-timed package to PCVs who may be at a frustrating point in their service, or perhaps are simply struggling with a serious craving for peanut butter cups, Cheez-its, or […]