Happy New Year From MAP to You

Happy New Year From MAP to You! On behalf of all of us at MAP. As this year comes to an end, we want to thank you for your unwavering support of children and families in need. Thanks to donors like you, MAP was able to effectively mobilize to provide unprecedented amounts of lifeline support […]

The Impact of Full-Cycle Gift Giving From ShopatMAP

The holidays are upon us already and the search for the perfect gifts starts now. Businesses are buzzing with tempting offers and products ready for decorative wrapping and big gold bows. Aside from the thought of whether the intended recipient will like the gift, have you ever wondered about the product itself? Where was this […]

Grateful for Our Teachers and Principals in Senegal

As the school year wraps up, we want to make sure to recognize the incredible work accomplished by our teachers in the past year.  While Senegal’s COVID-19 situation has remained somewhat stable, relative to other countries, schools were closed for the better part of 2020. Without the capability to shift to online learning, the school […]

Filling the Need for Disadvantaged Communities

They may have flown under the radar in some circles, but Bay Area-based nonprofit Moms Against Poverty (MAP) is making an impact, both in Alameda and also on a global scale. The organization, which states a mission to “nurture and educate underprivileged children to their fullest potential, so that one day they can contribute and […]

How Our Team Keeps Students From Dropping Out of School in Cambodia

The continuous spread of Covid-19, in addition to alarmingly high rates of infection and death, has forced the closure of schools nationwide, both public and private. School closures and the extent of Covid-19 has had a profound effect on the education of Cambodian children, mainly those who are underprivileged, in almost every area across the […]

Assembling School Supply Packages for South Khorasan Students in Iran

On September 22nd, 2021 our school in South Khorasan reopened! We had 821 elementary school students preparing for school (393 girls, and 355 boys). Most of them are from Nomadic families in South Khorasan, one of the low-income provinces in the Northern region of Sistan and Baluchestan province. We also have 41 male students and […]

MAP Donor Site Visit and Testimonial

Dear Friends, I wanted to share with you my firsthand personal experience I had visiting one out of numerous operations MAP is running helping children in Iran. This was an awakening moment for me. Just reading summarized project reports about supporting “n” number of children does not come close to meeting and interacting with just […]

Our President’s Trip to Iran

Dear Friends,  I am so pleased to share some details of my recent trip to Iran. Our travels began in Kerman, near the southeast of Iran. There, several friends and board members from the United States joined the Nikgaman Jamshid team and me on a wonderfully successful visit to our very own private orphanage called […]

Help Us Fight Hunger In Senegal

After a steady decline in the early years of the 21st century, world hunger is again on the rise. A key factor driving this increase in Senegal is urban poverty, as a result of internal migration and extreme weather. In the long term, increasing desertification induced by climate change and unsustainable agricultural practices continue to […]

28 New Laptops: Game Changer for Our Cambodia School

It is with great excitement that MAP Cambodia was able to recently purchase 28 new laptops for our students! Since the creation of the MAP Cambodia School in 2014, the basics of computer knowledge like Microsoft Word, Excel, and Photoshop have been a part of the curriculum we have been teaching our students. Essentially, our […]