Amigos de Vamos Adelante, NFP (“AVA”) is an Illinois Not-for-Profit Corporation organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes as defined by Internal Revenue Code (“IRC”) §501(c)(3) and in particular, to combat severe poverty in Guatemala through programs which work with the people of Guatemala to find solutions to illiteracy, hunger, illness, inadequate housing and clothing, the lack of clean drinking water, and unemployment (“Exempt Purpose”).  All contributions to AVA are used to advance AVA’s Exempt Purpose and subject to the control of the AVA Board of Directors which is responsible for determining in its discretion how best to use contributions to advance AVA’s Exempt Purpose.