Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry

Mission Statement

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

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments 1,281 student supported through Project Education India; 6,500 students in India received new school library books; 447 girls & boys joined Peace Club training in Tanzania; 66 girls provided safe housing in Tanzania; 187 Q'eqchi' Maya girls from 67 villages participated in 25-day WALC program.
Current Goals Sponsor 1250 students in India; Launch a women's literacy program in the Central African Republic; Provide scholarships to 100 young women in Guatemala; provide safe housing for 25 girls in Tanzania
Community or Constituency Served Students in primary, secondary, post-secondary, and vocational education living in low-income countries, especially women and girls.
Geographic Area Served Primarily rural, low-income countries. Central African Republic, Guatemala, India and Tanzania

Reports & Finances

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Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 10/25/2023

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4570 W 77th St
Minneapolis, MN 55435
Phone: 6128235058

General Information

Alternative Name: Lutheran Partners, LPGM
EIN: 41-1818525
Principal Staff: Daniel Ruth
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 3.6
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 7200
Ruling Year: 1996


Board Chair: L. DeAne Lagerquist
Number of Board Members: 16
Board Meetings with Quorum: 11
Average Member Attendance: 13.8

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