MAP Alchemy BLOG

The Alchemy blog contains narratives and oversight intel on our projects around the globe, recapping your contributions in action and offering national and international impact data. We also will supply updates on MAP Celebrity Alums (such as Doch Chkae, a heavy metal band birthed in our Music Program at our HOPE school in Cambodia)

MAP HOPE School – UNICEF Report

We are excited to share with you a UNIFEC report on our School and Vocational Training Program in Cambodia. We are grateful for your support and our team in Cambodia for making this program such a great success! https://unicefcambodia.blogspot.com/2017/12/hope-and-opportunity-journey-from.html

Read More »

MAP Schools in Senegal 

We are excited to share pictures of Georgetown University students visiting MAP schools in Senegal. Larson Holt from Natangue Senegal who lead the trip writes, “We visited the beautiful schools that MAP has built at Coumba Dinding Sonko, and at Cheikh Amadou Lô. It was my first time there in a while so I hadn’t had

Read More »

MAP School in Ardabil

We are excited to report that the construction of our school in Ardabil is completed. We are grateful to all who contributed towards this project. Special thanks to, Mehrdad and Neda Elie for their generous donation sponsoring the name of this school, donors at our 4th Annual Orange County Fundraiser and contributions from AIAP & Qualcomm

Read More »

MAP Earthquake Relief – Dec 21, 2017

Our team is back in Kermanshah providing earthquake relief. We are pleased to share pictures of an event held for the children celebrating Shab-e-Yalda (winter equinox). During this party they played games, did crafts and exchanged gifts; helping bring some joy and normalcy to their lives. We are so grateful to all who have generously donated

Read More »

MAP 2017 Holiday Helping Hand Program Update

Thanks to all your donation, so far we have distributed 1,800 gifts to Bay Area children from low-income families, through schools and centers, as well as those living in shelters.Our sincere thanks go to the San Jose Coordinators of Toys for Tots for their support of this program. Related story: U.S. – Holiday Helping Hand

Read More »

MAP Nutrition Outreach & Hygiene Program in the Bay Area

MAP was showcased on ABC channel 7 news on December 5th, for its service to the children in the Bay Area and around the world. The program highlights our Nutrition Outreach Program, Hygiene Program and Holiday Helping Hand Program in the Bay Area. This work is made possible, thanks to our wonderful community of donors and volunteers. Thank

Read More »

Iran Earthquake Update Nov 26, 2017

https://youtu.be/5_RR3JQmlrY Thank you for all your kind support, we will continue to keep you updated. _____MAP holds an OFAC License and has been working in Iran since 2010. 100% of donations collected from this campaign will go toward earthquake relief and reconstruction. Our staffing and other expenses in Iran are funded by MAP’s General Funds. Dec

Read More »

Iran Earthquake Update Nov 22, 2017

https://youtu.be/Lb-esHMfCd8 On-site report from Dr. Ashkan Taghipour, Managing Director of Nikgaman Jamshid, MAP’s sister NGO in Iran “We are currently stationed in Sare-Pol-Zahab. We have visited the villages along the route from Kermanshah to Sare-Pol-Zahab as well as the Ghasr-Shirin area and a part of Gilangharb.  Everyone here is giving 200% of themselves. The Welfare Office like

Read More »

Iran Earthquake Update Nov 17, 2017

This coming Saturday, under the direct supervision of Dr. Ashkan Taghipour (Director of MAP’s Sister NGO in Iran – Nikghman Jamshid), two large trucks will be leaving Tehran for the earthquake-stricken areas of Western Iran, taking the most needed items such as: blankets, canned food, baby formula, biscuits, tea bags, bread, sugar, pre-cooked canned rice, feminine

Read More »

MAP Iran Earthquake 2017 Campaign

We are deeply saddened by the news of the 7.3 magnitude earthquake that hit Kermanshah Province, western Iran, on November 12. There is much devastation in the regions of Kermanshah, Ilam and Kurdistan. The earthquake’s epicenter was in Sar-Pol Zahab, Kermanshah and it damaged the main hospital where victims are being treated. So far over 500

Read More »

MAP Holiday Helping Hand Program U.S.

We believe in making the holiday season a little brighter for needy children in our own communities. Each year, thanks to the support of our community we provide food, gift cards and toys to hundreds of needy children and their families. Related Stories: Holiday Helping Hand Program MAP Nutrition Outreach Holiday Helping Hand at Olindar Elementary

Read More »

Hygiene Program in the U.S.

Hygiene is instrumental to maintaining health and preventing disease. Homeless children or children living in impoverished homes often face not only the health consequences but also the embarrassment which lies around lack of hygiene. Here in the U.S impoverished children often have to face the humiliation from lack of hygiene and attending school wearing dirty and

Read More »