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THAT CHANGES LIVES

WE ARE FUNDAP

Development with Dignity

VISION

Eradicating Guatemala’s poverty through strategies based on equality, honesty, freedom, excellence, respect for dignity and democracy.

MISSION

We are a privately-owned voluntary foundation seeking to promote the development of low-income areas in the Republic of Guatemala, especially for those people who live in the rural areas of the highlands, by innovative projects avoiding patriarchy to guarantee
a better living standard. All of this under a sustainable development framework with absolute respect for human dignity, culture and traditions.

HISTORY

FUNDAP bases its actions on the motto “Development with Dignity”, which comprises respect for the human person, its culture and its traditions; actively participating in the fight against poverty

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

FUNDAP works around six strategic avenues that are supported by several units, creating a global system that ensures the fulfillment of its motto “Development with dignity.”

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

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BOARD OF MEMBERS

President
Francisco Roberto Gutiérrez Martínez

Vice-President
Jacobo Leopoldo Cabassa Oliver

Secretary
Jorge Arturo Gándara Gaborit

Treasurer
Julio Romeo Bagur Cifuentes

Spokesmen
Manuel Pérez Lara
Wilfido Arister de León Echeverría
Eunice Cecilia Martínez de Alvarado

FOUNDING MEMEBERS

Rodolfo Paiz Andrade
Jaime Camhi Cappon

PROGRAM MANAGERS

Jorge Arturo Gándara Gaborit
Executive Director

Julio Romeo Bagur Cifuentes
General Comptroller

Raúl Ovalle Darodes
Internal Auditor

Eunice Cecilia Martínez de Alvarado
Manager
Education Program
Healthcare Program

Santos Rosales
Manager
Handicraft Program
Agricultural Program
Environmental Program

Wilfido Arister de León Echeverría
Manager
Microcredit Program

GLOBAL INSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGES

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COOPERATING PARTNERS

Throughout its more than 35 years of existence, FUNDAP has had the cooperation of more than 80 collaborating partners, who have participated actively in the execution of our projects.

ANNUAL LETTERS

Letter from the President

BY: FRANCISCO ROBERTO GUTIERREZ MARTÍNEZ, APRIL 6th, 2018

Guatemalans have the conditions, means, and strategies to reduce poverty. Our effort should focus on the formation of habits, working with women, and leaving skills installed in the society….

Letter from the Executive Director

BY: JORGE ARTURO GÁNDARA GABORIT, APRIL 7th, 2018

The promotion of human development must be accompanied by a collective effort and collaboration, and always with ethics and professionalism. In this chain it is imperative to recognize the other as equal, respecting differences, and walking together in the same direction…