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In Africa, schools for impoverished children, an orphanage, a home for children with HIV-AIDS, micro-loans for small business enterprise, and sustainable agriculture/job skills programs. In the Indian subcontinent, a school for untouchable caste children, an orphanage, and shelters for children of prostitutes. Free or low-cost orthopedic surgery in Port au Prince, Haiti. Community development for indigenous Mexican Indian tribes.

All that and more is the Amistad International non-profit public charity. Under the leadership of founder/executive director Karen Kotoske, we fund humanitarian, self-help and educational projects for impoverished communities around the world. We look for high-payoff projects run by creative and motivated leaders, and we support them with a minimum of foundation overhead.

You, our donors, are our partners: we seek your help to find solutions to problems of human need.

It is very important to us that you see your money at work. Look around our website and newslog, and download our current annual report, Notas.

 

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