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News — South America

Born Learning Making Strides in Argentina

Fundaci√≥n Caminando Juntos (United Way in Argentina) has been training child caregivers in early childhood development skills as part of its implementation of the Born Learning campaign. With support from Procter & Gamble, United Way trained 25 community leaders at 12 community centers, impacting thousands of children through highly trained caregivers. Small grants were made to three community centers to support the development of child care areas. Continue reading »

United Way Latin America Region Receives NGO Responsibility Award

On August 24, 2012 the United Way Latin America region was awarded the Latin American NGO Responsibility Award by the Ecumenical and Social Forum in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The award, which recognizes the intense commitment of NGOs in Latin America, acknowledges the work of United Ways in 12 countries in the region. Over the past 30 years, Latin American United Ways have collaborated with more than 600 multinational corporations and improved the quality of life for 600,000 people through its education, income and health initiatives. Continue reading »