In 2011, AVSI is working with community organizations, non-profit service providers, educational institutions, businesses and local governments in 10 countries across the region. The range of projects and activities with which AVSI is involved in providing support and guidance reflects the AVSI methodology in practice. The method of taking serious the persion in his/her entirety has implied that AVSI does not operate with a pre-determined agenda for project design and implmentation. Instead, AVSI's country programs in Latin America are shaped by the needs and desires fo the communities themselves, taking into consideration the available resources, namely the organizations which have emerged as protagonists of local development.
Creation and support of vocational training centers for basic skills training, technical qualification and upgrading (for physiotherapists, farmers, etc), internships with businesses, on-the-job training, post-graduation and specialization courses and refresher courses for trainees.