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Highland Support Project

Org #45850
Vetted since 2018 Site Visit Verified
1994
year founded
$231,016
raised on GlobalGiving
6
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
Brian Blevins
Brian Blevins
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:

New Growth, Spring

By Caroline Perez | Outreach Assistant

Highland Support Project trip participants from Metropolitan State University of Denver recently visited Guatemala to help our partners from AMA rebuild their compost supply. Composting not only... Read the full report ›

A Major Breakthrough

By Ian Donegan | Outreach & Content

This project will help to increase the proper sanitation infrastructure for the communities of Tzanjuyub, Pasachuach, and Xeabaj II. These communities have recently been forced to relocate to the top... Read the full report ›

AMA & HSP: Advancing Together

By Sam Kemp | Program Coordinator

Over the past few months, our GlobalGiving project has seen remarkable progress and achievements, thanks to the collective efforts of AMA and HSP, along with invaluable support from our global... Read the full report ›
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