Prestigious Jefferson Award for Public Service Goes to Principal Founder, Delfarib Fanaie

On January 27, 2022, five Jefferson Award for Public Service Silver Medal Finalists from the Bay Area were honored.  MAP’s Founder, Delfarib Fanaie was among them! As a Finalist, she will automatically be considered for the national Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Award for Outstanding Public Service Benefiting Local Communities this June. The Jefferson Awards were co-created […]

Breakfast Brings Nomadic Kids to School in Khorasan, Iran

For an entire year, 1,380 ashayer (nomadic) children in South Khorasan will be eating a hearty and nutritious breakfast at school.  For most of them, this is the only meal they’ll receive in a day.  MAP, along with generous sponsors and partners, made it happen.  In addition, the nomadic students are provided with backpacks filled […]

A New Soccer Field Leads to Higher Goals in Cambodia

Our Moms Against Poverty (MAP) team in Cambodia recently inaugurated a new soccer field at our school. Sports, especially soccer, play an important role in the education of our children and pave the way for impoverished students to more easily assimilate into MAP’s education program. Unfortunately, poverty cruelly impacts children’s lives in Cambodia, leading to […]

Travel Restrictions Cause Massive Economic Issues in Senegal

“Hear our cries,” is the silent mantra of the Senegalese people. As we move slowly into the New Year, we see not only the staying power of the effects of coronavirus and its variants but also the worsening of the suffering of children and families in the region. The harsh implications COVID-19 has had on […]

Nourishing US Children and Families Month-After-Month

They may be lost to many but they are not forgotten by this Bay Area-based nonprofit, Moms Against Poverty. Children facing hunger are often not seen, especially in affluent areas of the country like California, and D.C. At Moms Against Poverty, they make it their mission to “nurture and educate underprivileged children to their fullest […]

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 […]