Potters House Association International, Inc

Rating: 5 stars   3 reviews

Issues: Food, International, Religion

Location: PO Box 106 Dept. A Pewaukee WI 53072 USA

Mission: Potter’s House works with a community of about 11,000 who live at the margins of the city garbage dump in Guatemala City.  The community members scavenge in the dump for recyclables and other material that may be of economic interest.  Potter’s House provides educational, nutritional, medical, micro-enterprise financing, compassionate relief, and community leadership training in this setting.  Potter’s House Association-International assists with training, advice, and practical assistance, and operates the Potter’s House office in the United States.
Results: 10,000 scavengers acknowledge receiving some sort of help or support from Potter's House
Target demographics: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Direct beneficiaries per year: 11,000
Programs: Personal Development Education Health Micro Enterprise Community Support

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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

Potter's House is a great ministry. I have been a volunteer and a donor. I've seen first hand that the scavengers (called that way because of their work in the garbage dump) are really valued as Treasures. More than relief, the Treasures are being equipped to overcome poverty in all its forms.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have been there as volunteer, staff and donor.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

I've donated and am delighted to see what can be done for so many with so little! Money working overtime. God working nonstop! What a combination!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

knowing, housing and praying for the people who began the ministry.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

get more money to them.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

knowing God is able to do more with less through this group.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

awesome people.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

serve so many more people!

Ways to make it better...

I had more money to give.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

people to believe in them who have resources to give!

One thing I'd also say is that...

These people are REAL and REALLY serving God.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

Serving the scavengers of the Guatemala City garbage dump through Potter's House has been a true blessing! The genuine love they have for the

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

lives of the students who gradutate High School and go on to be the first in their extended families to go to college!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

my time spent with the Treasures!

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

outstanding!

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

- feed more children - build more home - distribute more loans to small businesses - develop leaders from within the communities EQUIP THE TREASURES FOR LIFE BEYOND THE 8 FORMS OF POVERTY

Ways to make it better...

I was more mature!

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

financial support.

One thing I'd also say is that...

Become a part of the Potter's House support network. You will never be the same!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-1-01

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