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Highland Support Project

Org #45850
Vetted since 2018 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1994
year founded
$44,715
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
1
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
Ben Blevins
Ben Blevins
Guadalupe Ramirez
Guadalupe Ramirez
Diana Alvarado
Diana Alvarado
Muna Hijazi
Muna Hijazi
Highland Fellow
Highland Fellow
Team
Guadalupe C Ramirez, Ben E Blevins
Organization Information
Po Box 7185
Richmond, VA 23221
United States
(804) 464-3467

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0285689111
Organization Information
Po Box 7185
Richmond, VA 23221
United States
(804) 464-3467

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0285689111

Project Reports

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Mar 19, 2020
Indigenous University for Ninety-Nine Percent
Guadalupe Ramirez and Ben Blevins, directors of the Highland Support Project, visited Guamote, Ecuador, during the first part of March. The purpose of the visit was to formalize planning with Dr. Luis...
Mar 6, 2020
We Are Over The Hump
We are excited to report that a generous funder has assisted us in passing the halfway mark to obtaining the amount needed to begin the Ina’am project in Arizona. During the last quarter, we...
Feb 14, 2020
Innovation Starts from the Ground Up
This last year, staff members Guadalupe Ramirez, Giovani Hernandes, and Miguel Rosario labored to innovate the model of indoor cookstoves built in the Highland regions. The objective was to lower...
 
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