Carrie & Shers' Mexico volunteering

This project originates from a middle school project of my daughter Tessa, who wanted to help people in poverty.  Together we visited Mexico twice and volunteered at the orpanage pictured.  Since then we have both worked to support this orphanage through the NA Sher Foundation.  
It is time for the Foundation to take the next step in Mexico.  Many women live in remote villages.  We have worked with Foundation to raise money for microloans to individual women in the poor province of Oaxaca, Mexico.  Over two years the Foundation has raised app $8,000.  These small loans help the women start businesses in their villages...a proven method of becoming self sufficient!
Currently representatives, including myself, need to go directly to Mexico to identify individual women we can help with microloans, but getting there is expensive.  We need to raise app $700 each for 4 board members' flight fares so we can visit the women in rural communities.  All the money we raise goes directly to our projects.  We are committed to preserving the previously raised money and will pay our own way.  Will you help us be able to afford our flight fare and identify which women to support?

  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 75 mos
  • Carla Pelletier 
    • $50 
    • 75 mos
  • Habib Sultan 
    • $200 
    • 75 mos
  • Hannah Sher 
    • $300 
    • 75 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $300 
    • 75 mos
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Organizer

Carrie Gervais 
Organizer
Augusta, ME
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