"Love One Another..."


Open doors for students on the margins -

especially women & girls


Give the gift of education

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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

May 22, 2023

LPGM Launches Women's Literacy Program in Central Africa

Addressing illiteracy is crucial for the development of the country and improving the quality of life for its citizens. However, achieving this will require significant investments in education and literacy programs, as well as addressing the root causes of poverty and political instability in the country.

May 10, 2023

Behind the Scenes - LPGM Board of Directors holds Annual Meeting and Strategic Planning Retreat

Apr 11, 2023

Highlights 22-23

Enjoy a few highlights from our partners' six boarding homes, where sponsors like you support nearly 1,300 students.

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Upcoming & Recent Events

Jul 7, 2023

Centennial Celebration of the Sudan Mission

LPGM will join former missionaries, companion synods of the ELCA, and representatives from the Lutheran churchs in Cameroon and the Central African Republic to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the arrival of Lutheran missionaries in the Sudan Region.

Jun 4, 2023

LPGM at Normandale Lutheran, Edina, Minn.

On June 4, 2023, LPGM executive director Pastor Dan Ruth will preach during worship at Normandale Lutheran Church, Edina, Minnesota

May 23, 2023

LPGM Sponsor Dinner - Fox Cities

Join current and past sponsors to celebrate LPGM's Project Education India program, hear updates from Development Director Bethany Krepela, and brainstorm future growth.

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