Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry

Mission Statement

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.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Helped 1300 students in Tamil Nadu, India, access quality education at one of six boarding schools. Trained 125 young Q'eqchi Maya women in rural Guatemala in agroecology, life skills and nutrition, and offered scholarships to stay in school. Provided training on safe spaces and violence against women to teenage Maasai girls in Tanzania, and provided safe housing to those who are most at risk of early marriage and/or female genital mutilation.
Current Goals Provide food and non-food item emergency support, as well as safe educational opportunities to out-of-school students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Community or Constituency Served school-aged children, marginalized groups, Dalit, Maasai, Q'eqchi' Maya, Central African, women and girls
Geographic Area Served We serve students in South India, the Central African Republic, Tanzania and Guatemala

Reports & Finances

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C.A.R. Ministries:
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Community Cloud Forest Conservation:
Tanzania Safe Initiative:
Transformational Travel:
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Program Services
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Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 10/20/2020

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4570 W 77th St, Ste 124
Minneapolis, MN 55435-5024
Phone: 612-823-5058

General Information

Alternative Name: Lutheran Partners, LPGM
EIN: 41-1818525
Principal Staff: Daniel Ruth
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 3.4
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 1350
Ruling Year: 1996


Board Chair: Marc Olson
Number of Board Members: 11
Board Meetings with Quorum: 7
Average Member Attendance: 8.1

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