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LATA Foundation will be attending LATA Expo 2020

We are delighted to announce that the LATA Foundation we will be attending LATA Expo 2020! We’ll be there to tell you all about the work we’ve been doing and how we can work together to support our projects in Latin America.

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LATA Foundation virtual quiz raises £577 for emergency Covid-19 appeal

A huge thank you to everyone who joined out first LATA Foundation virtual pub quiz last night. We were delighted to see a whole array of colourful Latin-American themed fancy dress and a great competitive spirit.

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The LATA Foundation will host virtual pub quiz to raise money for the emergency Covid-19 appeal

The LATA Foundation will be hosting its annual pub quiz virtually on Tuesday, 28th of July (19:30 - 21:30) to raise emergency funds for its Covid-19 appeal.

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The LATA Foundation provides emergency funds in response to COVID-19

In light of Covid-19, the LATA Foundation is supporting a range of emergency appeals in Latin America with funds being directed to those most in need.

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The LATA Foundation confirms its 2020 charity initiatives

In 2020, the LATA Foundation will be supporting ten core projects across Brazil, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Peru, Venezuela, Nicaragua and Guatemala.

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The LATA Foundation raises over £2,000 at annual pub quiz

The LATA Foundation has raised over £2000 at its annual travel industry pub quiz which took place on 4 June in central London and was attended by over 90 travel industry guests. All the funds will be invested into the LATA Foundation’s core charity initiatives in Latin America.

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2019 Projects announced!

The LATA Foundation has confirmed its 2019 charity initiatives focusing on conservation, poverty relief, education and community development. A selection of at least ten core projects will be supported throughout the year as well as one-off contributions to other essential causes.

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Our 2018 Autumn Update!

It is a year since the LATA Foundation had the good fortune that Chris Pickard agreed to become our Chairperson. Under his guidance the Foundation continues to grow, looking at new ways to engage both with our projects and LATA members. We have also had new people join our team bringing fresh ideas, skills and energy – As always we are grateful to all the volunteers that give their time so willingly, and to the companies and individuals that support us through donations of time and money.  Read more

Our 2018 Spring Update!

The LATA Foundation has the good fortune to work with some truly inspirational, often grass roots projects and this year we are proud to continue to support a diverse group of causes. These include: a nutritional and family programme by SmallChange4BigChange in Santa Caterina de Baranhona, Guatemala; and reinforcing a vital unmade road in the Telica region of Nicaragua, with Neuvas Esperanzas. Read more

Our 2017 Autumn/Winter Newsletter is now out!

2017 has been another interesting year for the LATA Foundation team – We continue to be be inspired by the amazing work of the grassroots projects we support. Konojel, the women’s co-operative restaurant project we supported in San Marcos on Lake Atitlan, has become self-sufficient, and the subsequent English lessons have been well received. Read more