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Crowdfunder: Raising money for books for Chilean school for the Mapuche

Crowdfunder: Raising money for books for Chilean school for the Mapuche

LatinaLista — Campaign: Mañiuco School A group of Fellows from the Melton Foundation who have been working with the Mañiuco School since 2011. Mañiuco School in southern Chile is exclusively Mapuche (Indigenous peoples from the Araucanía Region) and students are from rural, low-income backgrounds, aged 5 to 14. Working with the school’s leadership, the Fellows


Crowdfunder: Made by Mayans – Inspiring Hope in Guatemala

LatinaLista — Campaign: Made by Mayans – Inspiring Hope in Guatemala For six years, Jennifer Rice’s family lived in a tiny Mayan village. Shortly after her family’s return to Michigan, Ana, one of her former neighbors, called and pleaded with Jennifer to purchase her handmade bags. As a young, illiterate, single mom, the needs of


Crowdfunder: Bringing reading, writing, and arithmetic to 250 million children

LatinaLista — Campaign: Global Learning XPRIZE XPRIZE has launched the Global Learning XPRIZE to incentivize teams to create tablet-based Open Source software that will teach a child to read, write, and perform arithmetic, fully autonomously. The impact of this technology is to bring literacy to over 250 million children around the world. Give a child


HIPGive Campaign: Giving Sanctuary to the Children

LatinaLista — HIPGive Campaign: Giving Sanctuary to the Children During the 1980s, half a million Central American refugees were denied political asylum. Churches and communities played a pivotal role in reverting this policy and achieved political asylum to the refugees. The nation is now facing a similar situation and SHARE is working to mobilize communities


Crowdfunder: Documentary to share the story of the Whale Protector

LatinaLista — Campaign: The Whale Protector Filmmakers Sharen Black, Bill Thomas and Jane Kraemer are showcasing sights and sounds of endangered Blue Whales in a short documentary, using dramatic, ‘close encounter’ images, to share the story of these majestic marine mammals and one of the men who has worked tirelessly to protect them, improve their


Crowdfunder: First anthology of U.S. Latino/a science fiction and fantasy

LatinaLista — Campaign: Latino/a Rising There is a growing movement of people who are interested in the U.S. Latino/a writers and artists who have turned to science fiction, fantasy, and other speculative genres. Latino/a Rising: An Anthology of U.S. Latino/a Speculative Fiction will introduce the public to the work of these writers and artists. With