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Highland Support Project

Org #45850
Vetted since 2018 Site Visit Verified
1994
year founded
$228,951
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
3
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The Highland Support Project (HSP) fosters agency and empowers indigenous communities by providing opportunities for education, community organization, supporting social entrepreneurs, and addressing health and poverty in the face of shifting political arenas and environmental changes. HSP uses a direct aid model to reduce the separation between donors and community-based representatives to help Indigenous communities stay on their land, in the community, and with their culture. Our approach is based on hope, not dependency; opportunity, not charity. We support the development of social capital and community leaders that can identify opportunities and make the most out of them for their ... read more

Project Leaders
BENJAMIN EDWARD BLEVINS
BENJAMIN EDWARD BLEVINS
Guadalupe Ramirez
Guadalupe Ramirez
Muna Hijazi
Muna Hijazi
Sam Kemp
Sam Kemp
Lavonne Cooke
Lavonne Cooke
Team
Guadalupe C Ramirez, Heather Ashton
Organization Information
700 W Franklin
Richmond, VA 23220
United States
(804) 464-3467
Organization Information
700 W Franklin
Richmond, VA 23220
United States
(804) 464-3467

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Artisan Market and Service Trip

By Caroline Perez | Outreach Assistant

With our long-term accompaniment program, we facilitate both skill training and a mutual support network.  One aspect of this program is the Pixan weaving cooperative, giving women the chance to... Read the full report ›

Support for New Mothers and Infants

By Caroline Perez | Outreach Assistant

In collaboration with Asociacion de Mujeres Altiplano (AMA), HSP started a new project centered around supporting new mothers and their infants. By providing services and resources to rural... Read the full report ›

Fostering Native Food Education

By Caroline Perez | Outreach Assistant

We recently held our annual Virtual Highland Tour, showcasing different aspects of our work with the White Mountain Apaches. We were able to hear more about the work of young Apache gatherers and the... Read the full report ›
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