Esquel Foundation / Fundación Esquel

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: República de El Salvador N34-229
y Moscú Edificio San Salvador
Piso 7 y 8
Quito
Country: Ecuador
Region: Latin America
Website: http://www.esquel.org.ec/index.php?idi_ses=2
UN Languages: English, Spanish
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Areas:
  • Research
  • Anti-Corruption
  • Sustainable Livelihood / Alternative Development
  • Legal Assistance
Short description:
Esquel is a private non-profit civil society organization that deeply believes in people and their capacity to build their own future. Its objective is to help Ecuadorians build solidarity and construct a responsible, democratic society that reaches sustainable and humane development, and to guarantee a quality life for the poorest people in society. Esquel has directed its energy to the promotion of democracy and development, taking into consideration the cultural and natural diversity of the areas in which it works. Esquel To manage development, local and national processes need to be stressed, and projects need to be framed in this idea. It is essential to work with grassroots organizations, government, indigenous persons, mestizos, afro-Ecuadorians, women, and children.
In this perspective Esquel prioritizes its work and impact in four fields:
1. Democracy and citizen formation
2. Local development
3. Local economic development
4. Social responsibility
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