Ecom Foundation for Development of Origin Resources

Dallas, TX   |  http://WWW.ECOMFOUNDATION.ORG

Mission

FOUNDED IN 2006, THE ECOM FOUNDATION FOR DEVELOPMENT OF ORIGIN RESOURCES IS A 501(C)(3) CHARITY SET UP TO SUPPORT THE GLOBAL SOFT COMMODITY FARMING COMMUNITIES FROM A SOCIAL, EDUCATIONAL AND HEALTH PERSPECTIVE. THE ECOM FOUNDATION IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING A SUSTAINABLE RELATIONSHIP TO ENSURE THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL WELLBEING OF RURAL GROWERS, THEIR FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES IN UNDERDEVELOPED COUNTRIES.

Ruling year info

2006

Principal Officer

CAROL L SALAIZ

Main address

13760 Noel Rd Ste 500

Dallas, TX 75240 United States

EIN

01-0775179

NTEE code info

International Development, Relief Services (Q30)

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO- EASTERN CONGO INITIATIVE IS SEEKING TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF WOMEN THAT CAN READ AND WRITE IN WARALINGA. ONLY 53% OF CONGOLESE WOMEN ARE LITERATE, AND IN THE EASTERN KIVU PROVINCES IT IS LOWER. ECI WILL PROVIDE LITERACY TRAINING IN SWAHILI AND THE LOCAL LANGUAGES OF KITALINGA, KIHUMU AND KIWISA; AS WELL AS BASIC NUMERACY INSTRUCTION FOR WOMEN IN WATALINGA COCOA ASSOCIATIONS. EGI WILL IDENTIFY AND TRAIN LOCAL LITERACY FACILITATORS AND THEY WILL INSTRUCT PROJECT PARTICIPANTS DURING TWO TO THREE CLASSES PER WEEK.

Expenses
$49,559
Revenue
$0

EDUCATE! PROGRAM IN UGANDA - THE EDUCATE! PROGRAM, REACHING ALL ONE THOUSAND UGANDAN HIGH SCHOOLS, TEACHES A LEVEL ENTREPRENEURSHIP TO FORTY FIVE THOUSAND STUDENTS THROUGH THE TEACHER AS MENTOR PROGRAM TO TRANSFORM STUDENTS INTO ENTREPRENEURS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS, EARNING MONEY AND DRIVING CHANGE. THE CLASSROOM IS THE COMMUNITY ITSELF WHERE STUDENTS START INITIATIVES THAT SOLVE THE GREATEST CHALLENGES FACING THEIR COMMUNITIES.

Expenses
$45,000
Revenue
$0

SATELLITE SCHOOLS OPENED IN VERY LOW-RESOURCE, RURAL AREAS WITH THE PURPOSE OF SERVING CHILDREN AND ADULTS. STUDENT CURRICULUM AND SUSTAINABLE FARMING TECHNIQUES FOR FARMERS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH ONLINE STUDIES VIA SATELLITE TRANSMISSION FOR THE FIVE AREAS LISTED BELOW:$35,014- CHIPAS, MEXICO $7,500- ATACO, EL SALVADOR$4,705- CHACAYA, GUATEMALA$25,823- LAS ESCALERAS, NICARAGUA$22,500- KENYA- PROJECT/GOAL: THE SINGLE VISIT APPROACH PROJECT IN PERU - GROUNDS FOR HEALTH'S SIMPLE AND SUSTAINABLE "SINGLE VISIT APPROACH" HELPS PREVENT CERVICAL CANCER IN LOW-RESOURCE COFFEE-GROWING AREAS. THE SINGLE VISIT APPROACH, WHICH WAS PIONEERED THROUGH FUNDING BY THE GATES FOUNDATION, ALLOWS LOCAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS TO SCREEN AND TREAT WOMEN FOR CERVICAL CANCER IN A SINGLE DAY. THE ECOM FOUNDATION FUNDS TRAINING, NEW FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT.$10,000- KENYA- PROJECT/GOAL: KIBIRIGWI SUSTAINABLE INTEGRATED SCHOOL FORESTRY AND FRUIT GROWING PROJECT IS TO PROMOTE AWARENESS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANTING TREES FOR DIFFERENT PURPOSES, HOW TO RAISE AND TEND TO THE TREES AND ESTABLISH WOODLOTS.$25,000- KENYA- PROJECT/GOAL: BASIC NEEDS PROGRAM FOCUSES ON IMPROVING THE HEALTH AND LIVELIHOODS OF PEOPLE IN POVERTY STRICKEN COFFEE COMMUNITITES.$20,176-BURUNDI- PROJECT/GOAL: CLEAN WATER INITIATIVE WILL FOCUS ON COMMUNITIES ESTABLISHED AROUND THE COFFEE WASHING STATIONS AND INVOLVE THE CREATION OF COMMUNAL ACCESS POINTS TO SAFE DRINKING WATER. TO ACHIVE THIS, SUPREMO WILL IDENTIFY CLEAN WATER SOURCES, INSTALL PIPING TO BRING THE CLEAN WATER CLOSER TO WASHING STATIONS, INSTALL WATER ACCESS POINTS, AND TRAIN COMMUNITIES IN MAINTAINING THE WATER ACCESS POINTS.$25,000- MEXICO- PROJECT/GOAL: TRANSFORM THE LIFE OF AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITIES THROUGH EDUCATION. THROUGH PROGRAMS OF LITERACY AND BASIC EDUCATION, HUMAN TRAINING WORKSHOPS, PERSONAL IMPROVEMENT, HYGIENE AND HEALTH HABITS. THEREFORE, RAISING LEVELS OF LITERACY IN THE COUNTRY AND IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE OF FARMERS AND THEIR FAMILIES.

Expenses
$175,718
Revenue
$0

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