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 […]

Volunteer Leadership School

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Last January we launched the Inaugural Experiential Volunteer Leadership School in Tipon, Peru.  In addition to the hands-on work of the Backpack Project we added an afternoon leadership training school to provide opportunities for reflection, learning and growth for the volunteer. The additional training was added to further build on the experience and growth that volunteers have .  The Escuela […]

Work with us to Improve Education

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Join with us to improve education

Do you want to make a difference?  We invite you to join us in supporting the work of Umbrella Initiatives Foundation in our outreach in improving education for children.  Umbrella Initiatives was founded in 2010 with a focus on working with community groups to improve the quality of education for children in Peru. Over the past six years the organization has […]