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Fundraising for Backpacks

On June 8, 2013 we will be celebrated the third Anniversary of Umbrella Initiatives Foundation!  With the main goal of fundraising for future projects and activities.  The party  kicked off in the mid-afternoon with great food and a short presentation about the work and activities of Umbrella.  More than 40 people enjoyed the celebration which raised

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Backpack Project Update

This past February we completed the third annual Backpack Project and we reached out to over 500 children living in poverty. Through the project every one of the children received backpacks with pencils, pens, and paper to the academic year. The project expanded to four different elementary schools located in both Lima and Piura. Through this work over 60 volunteers participated over

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Recap of 2012

It is with great excitement we are writing to you as we are in the final preparations for the beginning of this year’s backpack project. As you probably know the backpack project provides one week of academic reinforcement to children living in poverty and then provides a backpack and all necessary school supplies to these

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