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LPGM is an independent pan-Lutheran 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Since 1995, we have walked alongside global partners, bringing hope to people on the margins.

Meets Standards of the Charities Review Council

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Our Vision

LPGM envisions a world where relationships transform boundaries and where all people have the resources and opportunities they need to thrive.

Our Mission

LPGM provides access to quality education for people at the margins–especially women and girls. We work together with global partners to listen, respond and bear witness to local needs and priorities.

Who We Are

“As a pastor, traveler, and board member, I have witnessed how gifts are carefully and creatively multiplied for maximum impact!”

The Rev. Mark Holman, Duluth, Minn.

Recent News

Nov 30, 2023

Empowering Minds, Sustaining Earth: The Surprising Link Between Climate Change and Educating Girls

Education has long been heralded as a catalyst for societal progress, but its role in the fight against climate change is often overlooked. When we invest in the education of girls in low-income nations, we empower them with knowledge, skills, and confidence.

Nov 22, 2023

LPGM continues to meet accountability standards of Charities Review Council

LPGM meets all the accountability standards prescribed by the Charities Review Council. That's an accomplishment we are eager to share with you!

Oct 26, 2023

What We Need to Learn from HBO's "Savior Complex"

As the White, male executive director of another Christian nonprofit focusing on low- to middle-income countries, I watched this documentary in part to learn how organizations like LPGM can better walk alongside our partners and their programs. Here are some of my takeaways.

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Upcoming & Recent Events

Sep 15, 2024

Trip to Tanzania - September 2024

LPGM is offering a transformational travel opportunity to Tanzania in September 2024.

Jun 15, 2024

Trip to Guatemala - June 2024

LPGM is offering a transformational travel experience to Guatemala in June of 2024.

Feb 20, 2024

Trip to India - February 2024

LPGM is offering a transformational travel opportunity to India in February 2024 (dates TBD).

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Transformational Travel

“My LPGM trip to India was life changing. I would love for my friends to see how different and special it is there to experience how kind and welcoming the people are. It was an amazing trip!”

—LPGM Traveler

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