May 13 – 17, 2020

Lima, Peru


The Annual Conference of the Latin American and Caribbean Alliance of YMCA, REGIONALC “Impact 2020” is a dynamic and working space to deepen knowledge, exchange experiences, share best practices and promote innovation, strengthening and enhancing the work of the YMCA in Latin America and Caribbean.


REGIONALC “Impact 2020” seeks to strengthen networks, inspire action and generate knowledge in favor of the communities of Latin America and the Caribbean through learning in two thematic fields: 1) program evaluation and impact measurement, and 2) philanthropy and fundraising.


The two thematic fields will be developed through the Academies. The Academies are a series of plenaries and workshops that will be facilitated by international experts.



Paul Haddad

Vice President of Fund Development

YMCA Canada

Leticia Molina

Head of Institutional Development Area

YMCA Mexico

Kristen Obaranec

Year-round Learning Coordinator


Chuck Collins

President and CEO

YMCA San Francisco

Tom Valentine

Vicepresident, Internacional

YMCA of the USA

Katherine Hohman

DrPH, Director of the Individual & Family Research Practice

YMCA of the USA

MIchael Hall

Vice President of Fund Development

YMCA Canada

Por definir

YMCA of the Cayman Island











16:00 Registration

19:00 Welcome dinner



7:00 Breakfast
8:30 Devotional
8:50 Official opening and general announcements
9:00 Plenary
10:00 Coffee break
10:30 Academies
12:30 Conclusions


13:00 Lunch
14:30 Visit to YMCA Peru programs


18:30 Cultural dinner; Brisas del Titicaca;
21:00 Free time


7:00 Breakfast
8:30 Devotional
8:50 General announcements
9:00 Plenary
10:00 Coffee break
10:30 Academies
12:30 Conclusions

13:00 Lunch
14:30 Vision 2044
16:00 Open Spaces


18:00 Dinner
19:30 YMCA Peru Solemn Session
21:00 Free time


7:00 Breakfast
8:30 Devotional
8:50 General announcements
9:00 Executive Committee
10:00 Coffee break

10:30 Executive Committee (continuation)

13:00 Lunch
14:30 Free time

19:00 YMCA Peru 100 th Anniversary Celebration




The Academies are a series of plenaries and workshops that will be facilitated by international experts. The academies will be focused on two thematic fields. 


LACA and the prestigious NAYDO network have joined forces to strengthen the culture of philanthropy and fundraising in Latin America and the Caribbean.


The NAYDO Academy is a series of workshops focused on the generation of strategic partnerships and resource mobilization. This Academy is aimed at professionals and volunteers of all levels of the movement.


The Impact Academy will share successful experiences and good practices in program evaluation and impact measurement with the objective of strengthening programs and gathering evidence that demonstrates the impact of the YMCA mission.

** All participants who successfully concludes the series of workshops of the Academies will receive a Certificate. 



REGIONALC 2020 will be held in the City of Lima Peru as part of the celebration for the centenary of the YMCA of Peru.

YMCA Peru has prepared a series of activities to celebrate as a part of the program of the conference.





The solemn session will be held at the Hotel Los
Delfines and YMCA Peru is organizing a ceremony award called 3 triangles (red, white,




In addition to holding a party where there will be dinner and dancing, YMCA Peru will recognize staff and volunteers.

The party will take place at the Circulo Militar del Peru Association facilities. 


The event will take place in Lima, capital of Peru, at the Hotel BTH Lima Golf

Address: 550 Calle Los Eucaliptos, San Isidro Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima 15073, Peru.

BTH Hotel is strategically located in the San Isidro business center, near Shopping Centers, Restaurants, Cafes, exclusive stores, etc.

Hotel webpage:


To reserve your room you must send an email to:

Claudia Llanos. Business executive.

With a copy to and Daniel Galan to and mention the code YMCA


* When booking your room you must NOT make any payment except in the case of requiring extra nights.


Single room price: USD $ 147.5 per extra night

Double room price: USD $ 166.5 per extra night



Peru is located in central-western South America. It borders the Pacific Ocean to the west, Chile to the south, Bolivia and Brazil to the east, and Colombia and Ecuador to the north. Peru has an area of 1285.215 Km.², sovereignty over the sea 200 miles from the Peruvian coast and is the third-largest country in South America.


It has a population of 30 million people (Urban: 72.3%, Rural: 27.7%), which consists of a variety of races and cultures due to the Spanish conquest
and the later migration of Africans, Asians and Europeans. Peru is divided into 24 departments and Lima is the capital city.




Lima, the capital and the largest city of Peru, was founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro in 1535, as La Ciudad de Los Reyes, or; the City of Kings; It is located on a desert coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean.


With a population rapidly approaching 9 million, Lima has
become a bustling metropolis with a mix of colonial mansions and modern buildings, beautiful parks and bohemian bars. The Historic Center of Lima was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988 due to the large number of historical buildings dating from the Spanish colonial era as the monumental Plaza Mayor, the Cathedral, the Presidential Palace, and the catacombs of the Convento de San Francisco. San Isidro is an elegant residential area where most of the embassies have their offices. 


Miraflores, a mostly commercial area, is the district where most of the hotels and restaurants are located. Lima is known as the Gastronomical Capital of the Americas featuring the Creole food, Chifas (Chinese food), Cebicherias (seafood), and Pollerias (grilled chicken).


The climate is mild and comfortable. Temperatures rarely fall below 12 °C (54 °F) or rise above 29 °C (84 °F) throughout the entire year.


YMCA Peru, as a Christian, ecumenical and voluntary movement, provides its users and the
community with educational, formative and community development programs and services,
based on values, experiential learning and healthy living.


Information on how to arrive to Lima Peru and how to move to the Conference venue.


Jorge Chavez International Airport opened on December 30, 1965, is the main air terminal in Peru, concentrating most flights in the country. It operates with destinations throughout America and some locations in Europe. The airport is located 16 km (9 miles) northwest of the city of Lima.

Official Website:
A number of terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours.
Annual passenger traffic: 23.8 million passengers went through it in 2018.


You can find general information about arrivals and flight departures as well as other important information on the website of the airport.


Be sure to provide the organizers with your flight information as soon as you confirm your travel plans; we need your flight number and airline to meet you at the airport.

** All registered delegates who arrive and depart on the dates indicated and provide their flight information in advance will receive the transportation service.




The bus trip is the most popular means of transportation to travel between the main tourist destinations in Peru, with comfortable, economical and safe services.


There are interprovincial bus transportation companies with modern fleets of vehicles with bed seats, heated cab, Wi-Fi service and on-board entertainment.

Most routes are served at night, which will allow you to enjoy maximum time at each destination and save hotel accommodation.




Annual Conference and Executive Committee Meeting (May 13-17, 2020)


Early Bird with room included from Wednesday, May 13th to Sunday, May 17th.


Single room:

$1,170.00 USD

Double room:

$915.00 USD per person

  **Early Bird deadline.   Tuesday, March 31st.


Regular fee with room included from Wednesday, May 13th to Sunday, May 17th.

Single room:

$1,270.00 USD

Double room:

$1,015.00 USD per person

**Regular fee deadline.  Thursday, April 30th.



Registration fee includes:
Four nights at the BTH Hotel Lima golf (May 13th to 17th), transportation airport-hotel-airport on May 13th and May 17th, meals starting with dinner on Wednesday 13th, and ending with breakfast on Sunday 17th, registration to
the event, materials for the conference, visits to the YMCA Peru programs, solemn session and anniversary party of YMCA Peru and cultural activities included in the program.

Not Included:
Airfare, travel documents (passport and visa), travel insurance and medical expenses,
lodging and/or meals excluded from the dates indicated above, personal expenses,
optional tours, optional visits, others not indicated in this document.


Information about the weather and other tips to enjoy a pleasant stay.

In Lima, the summers are warm, muggy, arid, and overcast and the winters are long, cool, dry,
windy, and mostly clear. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies
from 59°F to 81°F and is rarely below 57°F or above 85°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Lima for warm-weather activities is
from early April to mid-October.

Temperatures between 16 ° C and 25 ° C are forecast for the month of May.


The Sol is the currency in Peru since 1991.

It is divided into 100 cents. Currently circulating coins of 10, 20, 50 cents, 1, 2 and 5 soles and
bills of 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 soles.

The exchange parity in relation to the US dollar is an average of S / 3.36 soles per US $ 1.00.


Peru is basically a country of open doors. The entry into Peru for Citizens of most American and
Western European countries does not require a tourist visa. The maximum period of stay
granted by the authorities is 183 days (cannot be extended). For longer periods of time for other
purposes (business, study, work, etc.) it is necessary to apply for the corresponding visa at a
Peruvian consulate.

In order to enter Peru it is mandatory to carry a valid passport. Citizens of Argentina, Brazil,
Paraguay, Uruguay, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Venezuela and Chile may enter with their valid
national identification document.




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