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Goal 2021

We have ambitious goal of raising $5,000 by the end of March to support our direct grant program as well as to host and fund a second annual leadership training program. Find out more and support today!

Donate & Receive a Book

Now through the end of January 2021 when you donate to Umbrella Initiatives Foundation we will also send you a copy of the children’s book The Adventures of Paloma.  The novel traces the journey of one imaginative girl and her journey of discovery through reading and social action.  This book has been used for the last several years as part […]

Backpack Project  2020

The Backpack Project  2020 was carried out at the San Bartolomé school from January 13 to 17, 2020 in the city of Cusco. Ninety students received a week full of academic reinforcement and 14 young adult volunteers participated as teachers and support. In addition to the volunteers, three mothers from the community donated their time throughout the week to prepare snacks […]

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