MISSION: Equitable Communities brings KNOWLEDGE, OPPORTUNITY and most importantly RESPECT to underserved communities. We envision helping empowered, underserved communities promote economic and social justice by creating and sustaining crucial, but unavailable educational and citizen participation services.
SUCCESS: The two projects succeeded beyond anything we could have envisioned.
HOW?: Community ownership: Sustainable Empowerment. Protecting, Harvesting and Celebrating community expertise, wisdom and dedication that exists, but are most often squandered.
Departments of the US Federal Government and The Philippines National Governments have funded the expansion and enhancement of each “locally owned” project as possible national models for farmer education and financial literacy for elementary school students, parents and families.
OUR NEW CHALLENGE:
To complete the puzzle by locating banks, foundations and organization sponsors to meet the demand for replication and experimentation that these programs have created.