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Highland Support Project

Org #45850
Vetted since 2018 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1994
year founded
$90,459
raised on GlobalGiving
3
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
Ben Blevins
Ben Blevins
Guadalupe Ramirez
Guadalupe Ramirez
Muna Hijazi
Muna Hijazi
Highland Fellow
Highland Fellow
Jalan Ross
Jalan Ross
Anijha Bush
Anijha Bush
Team
Guadalupe C Ramirez, Ben E Blevins
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

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Apr 5, 2021
Hope in 2021
Thank you so much for your support of Highland Support Project through GlobalGiving.  We are so hopeful about what is to come in 2021! In Guatemala, our full-time AMA staff is still hard at...
Mar 3, 2021
International Women's Week!
Thank you so much for your donation to our ongoing projects alongside Indigenous women in Guatemala.    Through our sister organization, Asociación de Mujeres del Altiplano (AMA), we...
Dec 31, 2020
Developing Social Capital for Farmer Support
What is social capital?   For the Highland Support Project, it is our mission. Social capital is the networks and connections that enable individuals to join together to achieve greater...
 
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