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Award Ceremony of the “Vive con Esperanza” Award. La Inmaculada School, from Quepos, Costa Rica,  awarded school in Lima, Peru, August 2017.With the Support of the Ministry of Education of Perú.

Access the Rally.

Our foundation contributes with innovative strategies in education, energy efficiency, water and waste management, production of healthy food, low carbon and Risk Disaster Management actions among private and public schools in all the hemisphere.

 Deadline for applications: May 24, 2024.

Stand out of some little students from the Peruvian -French School Antoine de Saint Exúpery. Arequipa, Perú.

Applications for Official Partners (Local Governments)

Our foundation has opened the opportunity for local governments to apply as one of the 25 Official Partners of the 2024 Continental Rally. In doing so, they will be called to be members of the International Committee. There you will have the opportunity to provide unlimited integration of schools, sustainability mentoring groups, and risk reduction actions without any costs. You will also have access to a collaborative platform for international exchange.

 Deadline for applications: March 22, 2024.

Participants from San Francisco de Peñas Blancas School, from San Isidro, Costa Rica.

Applications for Official Partners (National Governments)

Our foundation has opened the opportunity for national governments to apply as Official Partners. By doing so, they will be able to catalyze their national plans and programs through a ‘Country Challenge’ and by organizing a National/International Forum on Sustainable Innovation and Risk Reduction tailored to their priorities, interconnected with a national museum of their country. This museum will be internationally connected with similar activities.

 Deadline for applications: March 22, 2024.

Students drawing a wall in the Water Challenge from INETEB La Boquilla, Colombia.

Applications for Development Funds and Agencies

Our foundation opens the opportunity for development funds and agencies to create at least four Inter-American Innovation and Resilience Centers in Official Partners countries as well as to promote training programs aimed at teachers, school leaders and students on Health and Well-being, Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Economic Development, Disaster Risk Reduction with an emphasis on School Safety, Equity and Social Inclusion.

 Deadline for applications: March 22, 2024.

Adriana Hoffmann Environmental Training Academy of Chile, recognized as a distinguished National Environmental Practice in America by the Vive con Esperanza Foundation at the end of the last Continental Rally.

Applications for Academies and Universities

In partnership with universities and Academies from the hemisphere, the Continental Rally strengthens its impact through a knowledge network, design of specific courses, research, student internships, and extensive dissemination, contributing to shaping a generation of leaders who are more skilled and committed to sustainable development and the resilience of their communities.

 Deadline for applications: March 22, 2024.

Students of Pablo Pizzurno School from Cordoba, Argentina, working in the 10.000 Trees Challenge, with the Green Drinks support.

Applications for Civil Society Organizations and NGO´s

Our initiative brings together NGOs and associations in a large Innovation Network, joining efforts to transform schools into Sustainable Innovation Centers. Through digital business mentoring, we empower young leaders to create impactful projects. Additionally, we form community resilience networks, strengthening the capacity to face the challenges ahead together.

 Deadline for applications: March 22, 2024.

A Kindergarten student of La Inmaculada School teaches the public how to care for local coastal biodiversity, with the support of Planet Dolphin Eco Adventure, a local private in Quepos, Costa Rica.

Applications for Privates

Our initiative focuses on collaboration with companies to develop donations and financial sponsorships, supporting projects and activities in schools and innovative educational content. In addition, together we work to improve technological infrastructure and digital connectivity, providing access to new technologies that enrich the educational experience.

 Deadline for applications: March 22, 2024.

Dominican Republic National Committee of the Continental Rally 2016.Headed by CNDU Unesco RD.

International & National Committees.

Vital platforms for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and collective action towards achieving sustainable development and disaster risk reduction goals in the Americas.


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Our foundation offers expert support to schools on sustainable development and disaster risk management education. This includes guidance on best practices and curriculum development.