Super Readers

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This project has benefited over 3,000 students during 2019. More than 300 volunteers were part of the classes and workshops that took place on Saturdays in schools throughout Peru both in urban and rural areas. Reading opens the mind in a myriad of ways from exploring new worlds, understanding people from different areas and confronting the realities that face each […]

First decade of work! 

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Since January 2010, we have come a long way with millions of stories, smiles, and improved educational opportunities. Thousands of children and hundreds of young volunteers have participated in our projects in more than 150 rural, urban, and suburban communities between the United States, Haiti, Bolivia, and Peru.  A sincere thanks to all of the friends and volunteers who have supported. Their […]

School is Back and Preparations are ongoing

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Mother and daughter walking

School is back in session for most of the northern hemisphere and students and parents are getting use to the new routine, teachers, and subjects.  However in  Peru and Bolivia the academic school year is still in session and the new school year does not start until February and March of 2020.  Here at Umbrella Initiatives Foundation we are ramping […]