Friends of the Deaf

To see a more just Guatemala where every citizen has an opportunity to receive the education and training they need to become productive members of their communities. We want to break the cycle of poverty and injustice that the deaf face everyday by giving them the opportunities and acceptance that they can find in few places in Guatemala.

Friends of the Deaf
10195 SE Terra Linda Ct.
Happy Valley, Oregon 97086
United States
(+502) 4548-7043
http://www.friendsofthedeaf.com

Co-Founder and President

Chris Tackett

Project Leaders

Jackie Belding

Mission

To see a more just Guatemala where every citizen has an opportunity to receive the education and training they need to become productive members of their communities. We want to break the cycle of poverty and injustice that the deaf face everyday by giving them the opportunities and acceptance that they can find in few places in Guatemala.

Programs

1) The salaries of the three certified teachers, Nelson, Vicky and Alejandra, that were hired with designated funds 2) General administration of the school for the deaf in Guatemala, LAVOSI (Las Voces del Silencio)

Statistics on Friends of the Deaf

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2012: $49,060
  • Religious Affiliation: None