Exploring the Vibrant World of 4-H in Argentina

Discover the history, impact, and exciting projects of 4-H in Argentina, connecting with Michigan 4-H for collaborative initiatives.

The Historical Roots of 4-H in Argentina

As we delve into the fascinating world of 4-H in Argentina, we uncover a rich history dating back to 1957 when the country's Clubes Rurales Juveniles (4-A) boasted 20,000 members. Fast forward to 1966, and Argentina's 4-A Clubs continued to thrive with 8,000 members and 386 clubs, promoting values such as Accion, Adiestramiento, Amistad, and Ayuda.

A New Era of 4-H Emerges in Argentina

The Director Ejecutivo of Fundación JUVIPS, Gabriel Valfré, sheds light on the resurgence of 4-H in Argentina in 2016. Located in the heart of the country in the Province of Córdoba, JUVIPS Foundation spearheaded this new era, focusing on fostering a just and inclusive world for all individuals to grow and participate in communities of freedom, equity, and dignity.

The Reader's Guide

Today, under the banner of 4-S (Saber, Sentimientos, Servicio, Salud), 4-H Argentina continues to provide immersive hands-on learning experiences through Movimiento 4-H. According to Gabriel Valfré, Argentina stands proud as the newest 4-H country globally.

Exciting Projects Driving Positive Change

Expanding Horizons through Collaborative Programs

Argentina 4-H is on a mission to expand its influence by creating diverse clubs focusing on music, sports, entrepreneurship, and agriculture across different provinces. Through virtual zoom meetings with Michigan 4-H representatives, valuable insights have been exchanged, paving the way for future collaborative programs like the "Visual Letter" art exchange involving Kentucky and Michigan 4-H.

The global relationship forged between Argentina 4-H and Michigan 4-H has set the stage for innovative youth programs that transcend geographical boundaries. Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, the spirit of collaboration remains strong, with plans for an in-person exchange program in 2022.

These international 4-H programs are not just about learning; they are about empowering young leaders to drive positive change in a rapidly evolving world. With the support of institutions like Michigan State University Extension and Michigan 4-H Youth Development program, youth are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to become global citizens.

For those eager to explore more global educational opportunities, Michigan State University Extension offers a wealth of resources on their Global and Cultural Education website. Stay tuned for upcoming international events and enriching learning experiences that foster cross-cultural understanding and appreciation.

Join us on this transformative journey as we celebrate the spirit of collaboration and youth empowerment through the vibrant world of 4-H in Argentina!

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