Scores of professional and business women and men in Puerto Vallarta have received their educations through Beca Vallarta and the America-Mexico Foundation. The quality of leadership in this city has been greatly enhanced by these former scholarship students.
Los Mangos Library is a true cultural and community center. It is a place where children and adults alike are able to go to read, study, use computers, take dancing lessons, play chess, learn English, watch movies, paint, among a multitude of other activities.
Costa Verde is an ecological, community-oriented, multicultural and bilingual private school located in Sayulita. Incorporating the natural beauty and dynamic culture of the local area, CVIS provides an intellectually stimulating curriculum for preschool through 9th grade.
KinderAide is a non-profit project with the primary aim to provide aid to the Kinder Schools (children ages four and five) of La Penita, Nayarit, Mexico.
The Bucerias Library offers a great opportunity for volunteerism if you love books and/or kids. It is a fledgling library with a small collection of books for both children and adults. They need donations, volunteers, books, craft supplies and equipment.
Libros for Learning is an North Carolina non-profit doing work in Cabo Corrientes, Jalisco, Mexico. Our mission is to assist small schools in rural Mexico. We bring classroom libraries and assist the teachers with ideas and resources.
The program offers an after school program in eight local towns in order to provide children with a safe, fun and productive environment in which to spend their afternoons.
Most of the foreign community takes advantage of the private bilingual schools with grades from Kindergarten to Grade 12. The majority of the English teachers have English as their first language and are from the United States or Canada.
Technically, education is free, but students must pay for uniforms and buy a number of required school supplies from a list published each year before the school year starts. For the poorest of the poor, that cost puts school beyond their pockets. Check out the public schools of Puerto Vallarta.
Los Amigos de Jaltemba is responsible for and actively engaged in several community efforts to improve and enhance the lives of the people who live in the Jaltemba Bay area.
Amigos de La Cruz is an association of and for the permanent and temporary residents and small businesses of the pueblo of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle working on a variety of projects to benefit all residents of the town.
Amigos de Lo de Marcos is a registered Mexican non-profit association formed by concerned residents, local and foreign, to represent the needs of the community of Lo de Marcos.
Their mission is to educate the poor children of Puerto Vallarta in the skills necessary to rise above poverty. They teach Math, English and Computers to the Kids. With this foundation, they will have a hope of gainful employment and thereby create a solid base for future families.
This primary purpose of this organization is to support the needs of children and families living in the Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, area through direct cash grants and donations of needed equipment or items.
A municipal service, part of the Federal System of Family Services that assists not only in time of emergency but also with ongoing education, health and training programs for the whole family.
They provide tools in education, culture and sport, thereby achieving the reintegration of any person with visual impairment, including classes in computing skills, English, Braille and training for productive life in different areas.
The Eagles Wings Foundation offers economic assistance to civil institutions in Puerto Vallarta, the Bay of Banderas and Cabo San Lucas, helping them to accomplish their goals, with a focus on providing financial support to organizations and services that benefit children.
The entreAmigos community center hosts a library, computer lab, classrooms, gallery, glass workshop, recycling center and an all new re-sale shop! The building itself is fun, beautiful and educational. Join us for a class, workshop, concert or lecture.
This organization discovered that whole families were living and working in the city dump overlooking the resort of Puerto Vallarta. They knew of no other way of life as some families had been living there for many generations.
FFCB is a non-profit organization of active and retired firefighters from the US, Canada, and Mexico founded by Firefighters for Firefighters. They provide assistance to emergency response agencies in Mexico by providing consulting, training, vehicles and equipment to those who request their services.
The Punta de Mita Foundation was created to serve the greater region of Punta de Mita, enhancing the quality of life for the people and communities in this area. This is a resident-led, community-based organization dedicated to assisting the communities of Punta de Mita to become good places to live, do business, work and raise families.
Through educational tours, seminars, and internships in Mexico, we bring together international travelers and local Mexican entrepreneurs to share in cultural and personal exchange. Our programs foster real connections that are transformative, rewarding and have lasting social impact.
Eagles Wings of Puerto Vallarta, Impulso de Aguila A.C., is setting a precedent in our society by supporting more than 30 institutions dedicated to social assistance, as well as promoting the inclusion in society of persons with physical disabilities.
The International Friendship Club (IFC) is a volunteer organization committed to funding charitable causes. Social activities are also available to the membership, many of whom also volunteer countless hours endeavoring to make their programs a success.
The Jaltemba Foundation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes to support innovative and visionary projects that make a positive difference in their community.
Casa de los Ninos provides an after school enrichment center for primary and middle school age children who live in and around the town of Lo de Marcos, giving these children a place to study, take classes, work on projects and learn.
Their main activity is arranging for gifts of health and educational supplies to be brought to PV via U.S. Navy and Coastguard services. They also organize work parties from visiting ships to do painting and maintenance at local orphanages and schools.
New Beginnings is a non-profit ministry to improve the life of the less fortunate in Mexico. They provide physical, educational, spiritual and community service support. They need your help of time, supplies or donations.
OEPV is specialized in the musical education, through the orchestral activity, which works as human development vehicle, cultural and social for the kids and youth at Puerto Vallarta, with a methodology that inculcates values such as: collaboration, participation, and teamwork.
Rotarians plan and carry out a remarkable variety of humanitarian, education and cultural exchange programs that touch lives in their local communities and the world community.
The San Pancho Bird Observatory is dedicated to provide environmental education and training on birds and nature for local children and youth in the village of San Francisco (San Pancho), Nayarit, and surrounding area.
We are the only non-profit organization that creates affordable, customized, field-based sea turtle research internship packages for undergraduate and graduate students from around the world.
The vision of the Vallarta Yacht Club is to create a non-profit private membership organization that enjoys a prestigious reputation as a globally recognized world-class yacht club known for its service to members and benefits to the community.
Every winter the Women to Women (in Spanish Mujeres a Mujeres) group puts on Jaltemba Bay Fashion Show to raise funds for projects in the Jaltemba Bay area of Mexico. This area includes the communities of Guayabitos, La Penita, La Colonia and Los Ayala, all in the state of Nayarit.