Roots and Wings International
Target demographics: Indigenous youth in rural Guatemala whose household income is $2/day.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 500 (265 children in our computer and tutoring programs; 200 in our academic counseling programs; 35 in our scholarship program)
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Geographic areas served: Southwest Guatemala in the mountains of the Boca Costa region. Specifically the dozens of villages surrounding Pasac in Nahualá, Sololá, about 3 ½ hours from Guatemala City.
* After-School Tutoring Program: 250 sponsored. In need to help total of 600 elementary students graduate.
* Computer Literacy Program: 25 Computers for 600 children. Donor sponsorship in need to expand program.
* Academic counseling and career guidance for 250 youth per year
* Monthly development meetings by our university scholars to plan and resolve local development issues.
* Currently seeking funding of $1.5 million to construct a high school for the Boca Costa region.
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