Media Contact

Elly Brtva
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
202-974-3416

PAHEF, ASHOKA Youth Venture, and MTV Latin America Announce Six Winning Active, Healthy Living Programs in Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia
Tweet

WASHINGTON, DC (July 19, 2012) -The Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF), MTV Latin America, and ASHOKA Youth Venture Inc. have joined forces to mobilize Latin American youth to make a positive change in their communities by promoting active, healthy living through innovative programs to be implemented throughout the region. The newly created campaign, Active, Healthy Living in Latin America, aims to create awareness among teens about the benefits of incorporating healthy behaviors into their lifestyles. Today, they are announcing the selection of 30 original youth-venture programs to receive seed money and mentoring to launch their community-based projects.

Read more: PAHEF, ASHOKA Youth Venture, and MTV Latin America Announce Six Winning Active, Healthy Living...

PAHEF, ASHOKA Youth Venture, and MTV Latin America Announce Brazil Active, Healthy Living Program among Winners
Tweet

WASHINGTON, DC (July 19, 2012) -The Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF), MTV Latin America, and ASHOKA Youth Venture Inc. have joined forces to mobilize Latin American youth to make a positive change in their communities by promoting active, healthy living through innovative programs to be implemented throughout the region. The newly created campaign, Active, Healthy Living in Latin America, aims to create awareness among teens about the benefits of incorporating healthy behaviors into their lifestyles. Today, they are announcing the selection of 30 original youth-venture programs to receive seed money and mentoring to launch their community-based projects.

Read more: PAHEF, ASHOKA Youth Venture, and MTV Latin America Announce Brazil Active, Healthy Living Program...

PAHEF, ASHOKA YoPAHEF, ASHOKA Youth Venture, and MTV Latin America Announce Nine Winning Active, Healthy Living Programs in Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina
Tweet

WASHINGTON, DC (July 19, 2012) -The Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF), MTV Latin America, and ASHOKA Youth Venture Inc. have joined forces to mobilize Latin American youth to make a positive change in their communities by promoting active, healthy living through innovative programs to be implemented throughout the region. The newly created campaign, Active, Healthy Living in Latin America, aims to create awareness among teens about the benefits of incorporating healthy behaviors into their lifestyles. Today, they are announcing the selection of 30 original youth-venture programs to receive seed money and mentoring to launch their community-based projects.

Read more: PAHEF, ASHOKA YoPAHEF, ASHOKA Youth Venture, and MTV Latin America Announce Nine Winning Active,...

PAHEF, ASHOKA Youth Venture, and MTV Latin America Announce Active, Healthy Living Programs from El Salvador and Nicaragua among Winners
Tweet

WASHINGTON, DC (July 19, 2012) -The Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF), MTV Latin America, and ASHOKA Youth Venture Inc. have joined forces to mobilize Latin American youth to make a positive change in their communities by promoting active, healthy living through innovative programs to be implemented throughout the region. The newly created campaign, Active, Healthy Living in Latin America, aims to create awareness among teens about the benefits of incorporating healthy behaviors into their lifestyles. Today, they are announcing the selection of 30 original youth-venture programs to receive seed money and mentoring to launch their community-based projects.

Read more: PAHEF, ASHOKA Youth Venture, and MTV Latin America Announce Active, Healthy Living Programs from...

PAHEF, ASHOKA Youth Venture, and MTV Latin America Announce Panama Active, Healthy Living Program among Winners
Tweet

WASHINGTON, DC (July 19, 2012) -The Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF), MTV Latin America, and ASHOKA Youth Venture Inc. have joined forces to mobilize Latin American youth to make a positive change in their communities by promoting active, healthy living through innovative programs to be implemented throughout the region. The newly created campaign, Active, Healthy Living in Latin America, aims to create awareness among teens about the benefits of incorporating healthy behaviors into their lifestyles. Today, they are announcing the selection of 30 original youth-venture programs to receive seed money and mentoring to launch their community-based projects.

Read more: PAHEF, ASHOKA Youth Venture, and MTV Latin America Announce Panama Active, Healthy Living...

PAHEF, ASHOKA Youth Venture, and MTV Latin America Announce Six Winning Active, Healthy Living Programs from Mexico
Tweet

WASHINGTON, DC (July 19, 2012) -The Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF), MTV Latin America, and ASHOKA Youth Venture Inc. have joined forces to mobilize Latin American youth to make a positive change in their communities by promoting active, healthy living through innovative programs to be implemented throughout the region. The newly created campaign, Active, Healthy Living in Latin America, aims to create awareness among teens about the benefits of incorporating healthy behaviors into their lifestyles. Today, they are announcing the selection of 30 original youth-venture programs to receive seed money and mentoring to launch their community-based projects.

Read more: PAHEF, ASHOKA Youth Venture, and MTV Latin America Announce Six Winning Active, Healthy Living...

Latin American Day to Fight against Pertussis
Tweet

  • Pertussis is currently the third cause of death from infectious diseases among children, and is particularly severe in infants under six months of age.
  • Roughly 75% of all infants with pertussis were infected by their parents or close relatives who are in contact with the baby.

Read more: Latin American Day to Fight against Pertussis

Active, Health Living in Latin America Campaign Winners
Tweet

1. Hands to the Earth (Manos a la Tierra) (Argentina): The diet of Argentina’s rural populations mainly consists of meat and carbohydrate-based foods with a large deficiency of vegetables. As a means to increase the availability of vegetables in the community, Hands to the Earth will teach primary and secondary school children in Tapalqué, Argentina, how to plant and maintain vegetable gardens, how to compost, and how to appreciate the significance of biodiversity. The project will, initially, supply economical and organic vegetables for subsistence with the ultimate goal of selling the surplus products. Hands to the Earth will also encourage the students and their families to begin vegetable gardens in their homes, teaching the community about environmental responsibility and the importance of a well-balanced diet.

Read more: Active, Health Living in Latin America Campaign Winners

PAHEF, MTV Latin America and ASHOKA’s Youth Venture Announce Winners as Part of Its New Active, Healthy Living in Latin America Campaign
Tweet

WASHINGTON, DC (July 5, 2012) -The Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF), MTV Latina America, and ASHOKA Youth Venture Inc. have joined forces to mobilize Latin American youth to make a positive change in their communities by promoting active, healthy living through innovative programs to be implemented throughout the region. The newly created campaign, Active, Healthy Living in Latin America, aims to create awareness among teens about the benefits of incorporating healthy behaviors into their lifestyles. Today, they are announcing the selection of 30 original youth- venture programs to receive seed money and mentoring to launch their community-based projects.

Read more: PAHEF, MTV Latin America and ASHOKA’s Youth Venture Announce Winners as Part of Its New Active,...

 
A Sample of Recent PAHEF Projects in the Region
Sitemap