GUATEMALA

Estudia Con Amor – Sandra Alonzo Pac
Girl Education
Economic Empowerment

Mothers abandoned by abusive, alcoholic husbands face great economic hardships and despair. Scholarships for their children bring hope for a brighter future and a supportive “family” which they so desperately need.
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HONDURAS

Semillas de Esperanza – Sor Marta Eugenia Soto
Educational Scholarships
Rural to Urban Migration

Rural to urban migration is generating great stress on the cities of Honduras. Scholarship recipients want to use their educations to address problems their communities are facing.
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PERU

Heritage Trail – Juan Covarrubias Ccaihuari
Economic Empowerment
Protecting Against Foreign Exploitation

Many communities have been harmed by large companies exploiting the rich resources in Latin America. The communities along the Choquequirao trail are now in such danger.
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CAMEROON

Rescue Women – Nakinti Nofuru
Girl Education
Girls Lead Clubs
Maternal Mortality Pilot

Life in the jungles of Cameroon is extremely difficult for girls and women. Physical abuse is common, maternal mortality can be as high as 1 women for every 10-15 pregnancies, and education is a luxury that many can’t afford. Four girls in our program trekked for 3 days through the jungle in hopes of receiving a scholarship.
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KENYA

Matunget Project – Abraham Kosgei
Preschool Nutrition
Water Management
Running Tourism

Water is a resource that we often take for granted, but the Kalenjin who live in Matunget Village in Kenya’s Rift Valley know only too well how precious is this resource.
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SOUTHERN INDIA

JONG – Martin Richard Raju
Education
Health Care
Economic Empowerment

Dalit (“untouchable”) and Valayar tribal villages in India have little ability to escape extreme poverty. With a combination of education, health, and economic empowerment programs, 50 tribal villages are on a path to a better future.
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EASTERN INDIA

New Light – Urmi Basu
Sex-Traffic Victims
Pre-School Education

It is extremely difficult and expensive to rescue women from the sex industry, but saving their children is a different story. Jhinuk provides a secure, nurturing environment for the preschool children of Kolkata’s sex workers.
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