Mujeres Unidas is a reg­is­tered asso­ci­a­tion in the coun­try of Peru.  It does not have 501c3 sta­tus in the United States, because of the organization’s grass­roots nature and to elim­i­nate the need for over­head costs.  One hun­dred per­cent of all grants and dona­tions go to imple­men­ta­tion of pro­grams.  It is purely led by and com­posed of girls and women in the com­mu­nity. The orga­ni­za­tion is not affil­i­ated with the gov­ern­ment, polit­i­cal par­ties, other NGO, or any reli­gious institution.

$25 will provide:

  • Lunch for 10 kids in the day­care for 2 days
  • 10 pack­ets of thread for sewing for 6 months
  • Sup­plies for the day­care for one month

$40 will provide:

  • 6 edu­ca­tional toys for kids in teh daycare
  • 4lb of yarn for the knit­ting work­shop for one month for one per­son to knit
  • Eat­ing uten­sils (plates, bowls, spoons, forks, etc) for 18 people

$100 will provide:

  • Salary for the teacher who teaches and helps with home­work after­school for one month
  • Salary for teacher at the day­care for one month
  • Lunch for 10 kids in the day­care for 8 days

$200 will provide:

  • For­mal­ized train­ing for 20 women in knit­ting or sewing for one month
  • Salary for 2 teach­ers in the day­care for one month
  • Fur­ni­ture for the kitchen

$500 will provide:

  • A com­puter for the women to learn basic com­put­ing practices
  • One indus­trial sewing machine
  • A coun­selor to visit once a week for 6 months

$1000 will provide:

  • Two indus­trial sewing machine and all its nec­es­sary parts
  • Imple­men­ta­tion of water and sewage sys­tem for the com­mu­nity center
  • Yarn and cloth for the women to work for 6 months

To donate, please click the “DONATE” but­ton on the right side of your screen.

Where will your money go? One-hundred per­cent of your money will be used towards the des­ig­nated pur­pose of the dona­tion because all the work for Mujeres Unidas is done on a volunteer/community ser­vice basis.  The women are striv­ing to be self-sufficient in three years (by 2013) and hope to raise funds within these three years to meet all of their objec­tives so that they can ful­fill this goal of self-sustainability.

We are cur­rently work­ing with tax experts to see if tax exemp­tion for dona­tions made to Mujeres Unidas might be a possibility.

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