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
Due to a highly successful event last year, we are bringing back ‘Women in Travel’ for 2017, but this time with a twist! With generous sponsorship from Belmond, we invite you to join women from across the travel industry on Wednesday 12th July 2017 at Mestizo Restaurant & Tequila Bar from 7pm
It’s the time of the year you’ve all been waiting for – the annual LATA Foundation Quiz brought to you by Air Europa! Join us on Tuesday 23 May to pit your wits against other travel industry professional to win prizes including a pair of air tickets to a secret destination in South America!
Following the devastation of hurricane Matthew in Haiti last year, we ran an emergency appeal and, thanks to your support, were able to send £500 to Hope House Haiti. They are working tirelessly to enable the community to get back on it’s feet, and we are please to announce that in January the UK medical Team had a very successful trip to Hope House. Read more
The Enthusiastic fundraising heros over at Journey Latin America are at it again – this time they will be running just under 5 miles along the Thames river through London’s boroughs of Hammersmith and Barnes, all the while adorned in festive attire and lights! Read more
RELEASE THE SQUIRREL MONKEYS!
Five orphaned squirrel monkeys have been successfully released back into the wild in Costa Rica! Our partner, Kids Saving the Rainforest, have reported on their successful release of the endangered and recovered squirrel monkeys back into their natural habitats!
Running in conjunction with LATA’s annual travel event, Experience Latin America, The LATA Foundation are giving you the chance to tell us about your favourite ‘ELA’ moment and get the chance to win amazing prizes and participate in the competition everyone is talking about! Read more