Limited Excess Property Program (LEPP) / El Salvador
The Limited Excess Property Program is a unique program that utilizes an innovative and cost-effective strategy to transfer millions of dollars worth of United States Government (USG) surplus property to Private Voluntary Organizations (PVOs) for use in their development projects overseas. The Limited Excess Property has been in existence for over 28 years and is recognized as one of the oldest PVO programs at USAID. The program is managed by the Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment/Office of Local Sustainability. LEPP is a project that provides equipment and medical and dental supplies, such as tents, tables (furniture), wheel chairs, clothing, computer equipment, safety and rescue equipment, and more. ART partners with the local faith-based organizations Asociacion AGAPE and Moody Missions. Both are the main recipients of LEPP commodities.
AGAPE is a mission driven organization who's purpose is to reduce the impact of poverty in the lives of children living in with malnutrition. AGAPE's ware house today holds the capacity to distribute aid to more than 13,600 local partners. AGAPE has been around since 1978, and through the years, they have developed into a model organization for helping extreme poverty constraints imposed on human development. Moody Missions a non-profit organization that is led by a team of missionary experts who are committed to the care and education of the most vulnerable children in the area. Moody Missions has been assisting El Salvador's children since 2008 and is located in Santa Ana.
- El Salvador
- Humanitarian Aid