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 |  473 CHERRY HILL LN Lebanon OH 45036-8323

Infinite Chance is headquartered in Lebanon, OH, and is a 501(c)(3) organization. EIN: 82-4230353.  Donations are tax-deductible. The IRS' NTEE classification is International Relief within the International, Foreign Affairs and National Security category. The IRS ruling year for tax exemption was 2019.

(Source: IRS Business Master File and Form 990)


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What is your organization aiming to accomplish?

Our organization is aiming to provide Guatemalan at-risk youth with the chance to overcome poverty through education. Our goal is for the children to graduate from our various programs being able to get well-paying jobs to provide for their future. By instilling in these children a love for learning, we hope they themselves will instill a love for learning in their future families. Problems such as poverty, violence, and instability in 3rd world countries tend to boil down to corruption. An uneducated population is much easier to control and manipulate. By building a trade center and offering courses and certifications in high demand occupations, we will enable individuals to acquire formal jobs upon completion of their studies. Formal jobs in Guatemala offer minimum wage or higher pay and benefits such as public health insurance, maternity leave, two additional monthly salaries per year, better working conditions, retirement funds, and more. By starting at the bottom with the simple skill of reading, we hope our impact will trickle upwards, and ultimately better Guatemalan society as a whole, lowering poverty rates and increasing the quality of life.


What are your strategies for making this happen?

By offering a well-rounded education beginning from the elementary all the way to the vocational level, we ensure our students have the tools to be able to find formal employment within Guatemala upon completion of their studies. By filling in gaps in the public education system with our supplemental programs, we are able to give these students as much of a chance as possible. Our Elementary Education Program allows students to attend school without the normally prohibitive costs of uniforms and supplies. Our Secondary Education Program allows students to continue beyond the 6th grade public graduation level. Our Supplemental Education Programs in computer and English provide important marketable job skills that the public sector usually fails in providing. Our Vocational Education Program provides trade degrees for at-risk youth, allowing them to find formal employment.


What are your organization's capabilities for doing this?

Along with a strong support system in the United States for funding, we also have deep roots in Guatemala. With about half of our Board members and volunteers being Guatemalan themselves, we have both the experience and the understanding of Guatemalan practices. Our partnership with the children's home Hogar Miguel Magone provides the students with not only basic needs, but the emotional support needed to be successful in school.


How will your organization know if you are making progress?

Elementary Education Program Students are able to graduate/complete the 6th grade. Secondary Education Program Students graduate from high school and move on to vocational or university studies. Supplemental Education Programs Computer: Students achieve and demonstrate basic to advanced computer skills. English: Upon completion of curriculum, students are able to pass the TOEFL exam. Vocational Education Program Upon graduation/certification, adolescents will be offered formal jobs within Guatemala.


What have and haven't you accomplished so far?

So far we have: - Provided uniforms and supply assistance to approximately 300 children per year - Inaugurated a computer center located at Hogar Miguel Magone and hired a teacher for bi-weekly classes for 60 children. - Enrolled 4 Guatemalan teens in trade schools, where they are currently pursuing degrees in electricity, auto mechanics, and mechanical refrigeration. What's next: - January 2020 - Launching out English Language Learning program - 2022-23 - Beginning construction of our Trade Center



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