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Support #AVSI4Iraq Campaign and Give a Refugee Child Hope

  The life of a refugee is not easy. It means fighting exposure to the cold and heat under a tent. It means being constantly hungry and thirsty, and no longer having a safe place to learn and study. Hopelessness and despair abound. When it comes to a humanitarian crises like the one in Iraq, where more than three million people were ...

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Study Shows Significant Impact of SCORE's Parenting Skills Training

As parents we believe that we are the most important influences in our children’s lives and well-being, but can our ideas and behaviors be changed through training? Working in Uganda over the past 12 months thanks to a partnership between AVSI-USA and the University of Notre Dame, the political science major and international development studies minor Olivia Schneider believes it’s ...

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In Focus

The “Last Mile”

In an article first published by Ilsussidiario.net, Secretary General of AVSI Alberto Piatti reveals a potential gap between international cooperation systems and the persons they hope to reach. The international community—following a path marked by the series of international conferences in the 1990s: Rio de Janeiro on Environment and Development, 1992, the twentieth anniversary of which was celebrated this year with the Rio +20 Conference on Sustainable Development; Cairo on Population and De...

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Mission

To support the AVSI network by leveraging resources and contacts in the U.S. in order to enhance and broaden the achievements of member organizations in promoting human dignity in developing countries.