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Phone: 303.674.0717
405 Urban St
Ste 140

Lakewood
Colorado 80228
USA
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Target demographics: Rural, impoverished women in Guatemala

Direct beneficiaries per year: For the past decade, Friendship Bridge has consistently provided microcredit and education to thousands of women in Guatemala each year. In 2010, Friendship Bridge empowered more than 13,000 women.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: *Join Friendship Circle -- community-based groups of 10-50+ Friendship Bridge ambassadors who raise funds and awareness for the organization. Attend Circle meetings and participate in events.

*Volunteer in the US office -- help with mailings, data entry and/or translating documents from English to Spanish and vice versa.

Geographic areas served: 10 departments throughout Guatemala

Programs: Microcredit Plus -- microcredit combined with non-formal participatory education on relevant topics such as business, health and self-esteem.

Mission:
Friendship Bridge provides microcredit and education to Guatemalan women so that they can create their own solutions to poverty for themselves, their families and their communities.
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08/21/14
I have been a supporter of Friendship Bridge for several years, and recently joined a board committee. This summer, my daughter was a volunteer intern with FB in Guatemala. I know the director fairly well, starting before she joined the organization. Karen is a business powerhouse and is doing ... more »
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10/30/09
It is an absolute truth that when you educate girls and women and provide them with the opportunity to better themselves through business, they will lift their family, even their entire village, out of poverty. Friendship Bridge follows through on their promise to educate and empower women in rural... more »
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