Sandra Our First Healthcare Scholarship Holder Flory attending a patient Supporting Nurse's Training for Women in Guatemala Delmy with her class.

Kateri Tekakwitha Fund

Org #9788
Vetted since 2011 Site Visit Verified
1997
year founded
$91,650
raised on GlobalGiving
12
years fundraising
9
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The Kateri Tekakwitha Fund exists to empower Guatemalan women to break the cycle of poverty by having a positive impact on their lives, families, and communities through collaboration, educational scholarships, and support.

Project Leaders
Kay Sweeney
Kay Sweeney
Carmela Paz
Carmela Paz
Maria Candelaria Sut Canu
Maria Candelaria Sut Canu
Team
Kay Sweeney
Organization Information
PO Box 906
Pacifica, CA 94044
United States
650 738 9551
Organization Information
PO Box 906
Pacifica, CA 94044
United States
650 738 9551

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:

Kateri Fund Healthcare Program: An Answer to a Need.

By Kay Sweeney | Managing Director

Approximately 35 percent of Guatemala’s population lacks access to basic healthcare services, according to USAID. These numbers are even higher among rural, indigenous populations, among which... Read the full report ›

Intern Program Goals Validated by CRS Study

By Melissa Vlach | Kateri Tekakwitha Fund Board Member

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) recently issued a study entitled “Between Rootedness and the Decision to Migrate: Push and Retention Factors of Migration in Guatemala.” In this study, they... Read the full report ›

Our Healthcare Project Just Keeps Moving Along

By Kay Sweeney | Managing Director

The Healthcare Program is our newest program. It was initiated with a scholarship for Josefina in January 2022. She was joined in the program by Sandra in July 2022. Sandy started her training in... Read the full report ›
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