Celebrating International Women's Day
In March, LPGM’s global partners celebrated International Women’s Day in a variety of ways.
A "Team" Approach to Sponsorship
Three friends from the Chatfield, Minnesota area have together sponsored girls through Project Education India since 2007.
Sponsorship Rates Increasing in 2023
We're making additional investments to better support students
Seeking Board of Directors Nominations
The LPGM Nominating Committee is now seeking nominations for individuals to serve on the LPGM board of directors. Serving on the board is a unique and rewarding opportunity to serve alongside other leaders, and to make a lasting impact by providing access to quality education for people at the margins.
Your Year-End Gift will Help Keep Girls Safe and in School
We are so grateful that the Nelson siblings have committed a lead gift of $40,500 toward this important goal. They have been a part of LPGM since the start, and joyfully give this gift in memory of their mother. They invite you to join them in providing access to quality education to people on the margins – especially women and girls.
WALC Session 1: A Letter from Rob Cahill, CCFC Co-founder
Rob Cahill shares an update on WALC Session 1, 2022, the first in-person WALC since 2019.
Dinesh's New Lease on Life
Dinesh is an example of how Timothy Center for Women & Children's Empowerment - with support from LPGM donors - is helping children find hope and chart a future.
"Home in the Heart of God"
Pastor Paul Pettersen and his spouse Lisa led a group of teens from Mount Calvary Lutheran Church (Excelsior, Minn.) to India the summer of 2001. Here, he shares excerpts from his journal.
21 Years Later, India Travelers Unite
Travelers from LPGM's first youth trip to India gathered for a 21st anniversary weekend.
Travelers Reflect on their Time in Guatemala
In the summer of 2022, LPGM hosted two trips to visit our partner, Community Cloud Forest Conservation in Guatemala. Here, a few travelers share their reflections and some favorite pictures.
Travelers See Power of Safe House in Tanzania Firsthand
My congregation is a sponsor of the Safe House program—Eripoto (“Security” in Maa)—in Tanzania, but I don’t think any of us really understood the need. That’s why I joined a group of six women who traveled to Tanzania with LPGM in September to see the programs firsthand.
You Open Doors Through English+
With 22 official languages, and 30 languages with more than 1 million speakers across India, English has become the unifying language of government and commerce across the diverse nation. Thanks to your support of English+, students in 50 primary schools of the Arcot Lutheran Church are given more access to English education.
Help Students on the Margins Access Quality Education through the ALC School Project
There are urgent needs for three key programs of the Arcot Lutheran Church (ALC) School Project. You can help these different populations of students on the margins access quality education
Invest in Scholarship for Girls like Flori and Ana
When I was at CCFC, I met Flori and Ana. They’re both wonderful examples of the power of the WALC program.
LPGM Travel Resumes to Guatemala
After pausing transformational travel due to the pandemic, LPGM sponsored two trips back-to-back this June and July to Guatemala. “We saw how interconnected we are with nature and how important being good land stewards is to taking care of the planet.”
New Faces on the LPGM India Staff
LPGM is grateful to welcome three new staff members to our team in India. These field coordinators help build and transform the relationships between students and sponsors, teachers, staff, and partners.
Oak Knoll Sponsors Ten Students
“This is so much more than just writing a check,” shares church council president Mike Shetka.
Trends in Giving: Donor Advised Funds
Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) are a simple, flexible and tax-advantageous way to support causes you care about. They function like an investment account with the sole purpose of supporting charities.
A New School Year Begins
Students are returning to their boarding homes for a new school year!
Double Your Gift by July 1
Education is the key to lifting people on the margins – especially women and girls – out of poverty. Now through July 1, your gift will be MATCHED by an anonymous couple, up to $20,000
New Beginnings, New Challenges
After two years since abrupt closures due to COVID-19, followed by many starts and stops, our students are back to the safety and security of their schools and boarding homes