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HipGive Crowdfunder: Conference to help Venezuela youth plan for a better future

HipGive Crowdfunder: Conference to help Venezuela youth plan for a better future

LatinaLista — Campaign: Venezuelan Students Plan Pais Conference Venezuela is enduring hard times politically and economically. An annual conference hopes to tap into the ideas and vision of millennial Venezuelans to create a better Venezuela in the future. Plan Paí­s is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational services related to the progress of Venezuela.


Crowdfunder: Teaching children about spinal cord injuries via animated, child-friendly website

LatinaLista — Campaign: Animating Spinal Cord Damage: Building an Educational Website for Kids Every year more than 15,000 new people in the US suffer a traumatic spinal cord injury. Thousands more will acquire spinal cord damage from autoimmune, infectious, vascular and neoplastic etiologies, of which children make up a significant percentage of the patient population.

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HipGive Crowdfunder: Changing lives of at-risk Central American and Caribbean youth through classical music

LatinaLista — Campaign: Music for development A large portion of young people in Central America and the Caribbean are an economically disadvantaged demographic. They live in environments where violence is prevalent and they suffer from high social risk. In their countries, there is no musical training centers of high level and so they must migrate


Crowdfunder: Helping a farmer in El Salvador buy seeds to grow crops

LatinaLista — Campaign: Kiva Loan – Mario Orlando Kiva is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world. Kiva works with microfinance institutions on


Journalism Crowdfunder: Highlighting a different kind of drug and alcohol rehab in Nicaragua

LatinaLista — Campaign: HODERA: REHAB IN NICARAGUA Drug and alcohol rehab in the U.S. is a lucrative business. Frills and promises are employed to attract the desperate, while the results of treatment are murky. Television reality shows use addicts’ struggles as voyeuristic entertainment fodder before hastening them to the aforementioned businesses. Does our profit-driven society