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BARRIO LA PLANTA PROJECT

Quick Facts

aka Friends of Barrio la Planta

Washington, DC

Mission

The Barrio Planta Project is a community development, education and arts initiative that provides the children from the low-income neighborhood, ‘La Planta’ in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua with educational programs. Through these classes, along with extra-curricular activities and community development projects, they are able to discover their skills, passions, confidence and pride for an overall more fulfilling, successful and rewarding life.

Ruling Year

2010

Principal Officer

Bruce B. Makous

Main Address

1800 M St. NW PO Box #33997

Washington, DC 20033 USA

Keywords

Nicaragua, children, education

EIN

27-1409079

 Number

4676069718

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

International Student Exchange and Aid (Q22)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (Q12)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

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Our programs

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English classes for children

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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