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Phone: 206-452-3426
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, provided scholarships to over 60 students, 17 of whom were attending university

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:
11 schools receiving grants for school improvement

0ver 60 students receiving scholarship assistance, with 18 attending university

2 after school learning centers

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10/21/14
Creating happiness, empowering children, families, teachers. No one could ask or expect more from an NGO. I know the village where Ann and Gary live, and have seen first hand the results of their efforts and the true love and esteem in which they are held by their friends and neighbours... more »
10/18/14
One of the unique things about this program is that they ask the teachers what they need to be more effective. Gary Teale and Ann Austin don't assume they know what the teachers need but by inquiring they empower the teachers. They also provide teacher training and teaching supplies to support the... more »
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