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Phone: 206-784-7604
c/o Thomas Friedman
7202 33rd NW

Seattle
Washington 98117
USA
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Target demographics: Children living in poverty-impacted villages in the highlands of Guatemala

Direct beneficiaries per year: over 1200 students in 8 village schools

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Develop a community based fund-raising activity such as a car-wash, bake sale, or make a presentation regarding our programs to a local school, church or community group.

Geographic areas served: Guatemala

Programs: 1. Grants for School Improvement in Guatemala
2. Guatemala Scholarship Program
3. After-School Learning Centers
4. Service and Study Abroad in Guatemala
5. U.S.-Guatemalan School-to-School Partnerships

Mission:
To improve the quality of and access to education in Guatemala, and to cultivate interconnectedness between the peoples of Guatemala and the United States.
Results:
8 schools receiving grants for school improvement

29 students receiving scholarship assistance

2 after school learning centers

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01/18/14
Avivara is doing hard and much needed work in Guatemala. I am connected to Avivara as a friend, volunteer, donor, and person similarly interested in social and economic justice in Guatemala. Helping young people, particularly in rural areas, access meaningful education is critical for improvement of... more »
10/17/13
It gives me both pleasure and pride to contribute to Avivara. I earnestly believe that empowering local Guatemalans to help their friends and neighbors improve their lives through education is a wonderful gift and essential to improving the lives of those in impoverished countries... more »
10/08/13
I have worked as a volunteer for Avivara since its inception in 2008. During that time I have watched it grow from a very small organization working with only one school in rural Guatemala and providing scholarships to two students, to now working with over a dozen rural schools and providing ... more »
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