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Highland Support Project

Org #45850
Vetted since 2018 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1994
year founded
$171,065
raised on GlobalGiving
4
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
Debra Hedberg
Debra Hedberg
Carrie Damiani
Carrie Damiani
Paige Advocate-Ross
Paige Advocate-Ross
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

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:

Aug 2, 2022
Meeting the material, psychological and spiritual
The Highland Support Project (HSP) and the Association of Highland Women (AMA) have been the primary organizations supporting the relocation of two communities forced to migrate because of land and...
Jul 5, 2022
Breaking the Debt Trap with Micro-Investing
Over the last six months, we have developed a theory of change concerning wealth creation in rural communities chronicling problems that impede women of the Western Highlands of Guatemala from...
May 10, 2022
Inviting People to Imagine.
"We are more powerful than ever before, but have very little idea what to do with all that power. Worse still, humans seem to be more irresponsible than ever. Self-made gods with only the laws of...
 
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