HIGHLAND SUPPORT PROJECT
We work to create models of Transformational Development that foster agency with indigenous communities of the Americas to address critical environmental, social, and economic issues
Each year we connect 300+ volunteers with indigenous communities, with about 14 partner Maya communities in Guatemala, a project with the Apache community in White Mountain, Arizona, and a new project growing in Peru that will work to support and empower women facing discrimination and domestic violence.
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My experience with the Highland Support Project is one that I will keep with me for a lifetime! I had the privilege of going to Guatemala in January of 2013 and worked with the women of AMA in an experience that I can honestly say changed my life and what perspective on volunteering. The HSP is ... more »
In January 2012 and January 2013, I had the privilege of working with HSP and their community residents in three rural villages. Nine Virginia Commonwealth University Nursing Without Borders students and I built stoves and conducted health screenings and education programs during our respective 10 ... more »