Here, you will find a list of documents ranging from info about AYUDA, fundraising help, travel info (for VTP Summit and in-country programs), Spanish resources, diabetes knowledge, and more! Utilize these resources to help you along your journey with AYUDA.
AYUDA Core Competencies - what is expected from you as a volunteer
Summary of AYUDA - the AYUDA basics
AYUDA Education and Empowerment - more about AYUDA’s youth empowerment model and the cost of diabetes
AYUDA 2019 Program Catalog - includes organizational overview & volunteer program overviews
TeamRaiser User Guide - get your TeamRaiser page up and running!
VTP Summit Overview Travel Guide - prepare for the VTP Summit
Dominican Republic Travel Overview - prepare for your in-country program
Dominican Republic Packing List - what to bring (and not to bring) to the DR!
Health and Wellness Abroad - necessary vaccinations and how to stay healthy in the DR
2018 AYUDA Fundraising Toolkit - fundraising basics and tools to help you along the way, including examples of previous AYUDA volunteer fundraising
SMART Goals and Action Template - make the most of your fundraising planning
TED talk: Emotional Hooks
TED Talk: The Way We Think about Charity is "Dead Wrong”
Video: How to Overcome the Fear of Asking for Money
Tools for Fundraising
Also be sure to utilize the documents under the About AYUDA section when fundraising!
AYUDA Logo - can add to your photos and flyers
About AYUDA Card - great to hand out at your events!
AYUDA Media Tips - tips for talking about AYUDA on TV, radio, blogs, social media, etc.
Emma Burke's Fundraising Video - previous volunteer video, great info about diabetes in the DR
Sam Wohns' Valentines Day Video - previous volunteer video, awesome resource to learn about diabetes and how it affects your body
Peninah Benjamin’s Campo 2017 Video - previous volunteer video of 2017 Camp Amigo program
The Story of Ashoka - learn more about our partner in social entrepreneurship
Aprendiendo a Vivir - learn about our Dominican partner organization!
Diabetes and the Dominican Republic - an interview with AAV’s founder, Jose Lopez
Video: Empathy vs Sympathy - this is very important to keep in mind in country
Duolingo - free app for language learning. Great to brush up on Spanish or learn the basics. Join our AYUDA 2019 Volunteers Duolingo club with the club code “YXSGAU”
Dreaming Spanish - a YouTube channel where you can listen to stories in Spanish based on your knowledge level
Babbel - awesome website/app to teach Spanish from scratch or improve existing knowledge
Dominicanisms - some Dominican slang terms/phrases you are likely to hear in country!
Quick-reference Diabetes Terms in Spanish - the scripts and vocab for checking blood sugar and injecting insulin
AYUDA English to Spanish Diabetes Glossary - helpful vocab and phrases to know before coming in country
2012 AYUDA Spanish E-Course Call with Guest Presenters Katie Sevilla and Kelly Francesca:
Click Here to hear audio.
Click Here to download presentation.
Beyond Type 1 - has a lot of great info and graphics about type 1 and type 2