Venture with Impact is forming on-going and long-term partnerships with local non-profits to assist these organizations in continuing to fulfill their missions.
The non-profit Vive Perú focuses on public health. Vive Perú's initiatives include providing workshops and training programs related to the importance of basic hygiene and a healthy diet in preventing disease.
With the help of their staff and volunteers, Vive Perú has educated more than 840 community members in various communities in Trujillo, Otuzco and Pacasmayo about health education and prevention, empowering them to take their health into their own hands.
The mission of Earth Perú is to provide environmental education to Perú’s youth. Earth Perú’s projects include installing solar panels, implementing recycling programs and providing environmental workshops in public schools throughout Trujillo.
Espaanglisch increases opportunities for underprivileged children through the teaching of English. Espaanglisch offers English programs in four schools located in under-priveleged areas of Trujillo. Their adult education program allows for intercultural exchange between Peruvian locals and foreigners through discussions and extracurricular activities.
CMMB works in partnership globally to deliver locally sustainable, quality health solutions to women, children, and their communities. Their project activities in Perú are committed to further reducing malnutrition, anemia, and other determinants of maternal and child morbidity.
Additionally, CMMB provides programs which assist children with physical and cognitive disabilities by providing them much needed access to quality therapy.
Nisolo is a socially responsible clothing manufacturer with a shoe factory located in Trujillo, Perú. For their employees, Nisolo provides consistent employment, an average income increase of 300% per producer, improved living conditions, inaugural access to education and savings, and above all, dignity and empowerment. Nisolo provides jobs for skilled shoemakers in the low-income area of Porvenir, Trujillo.
Otra Cosa Network runs five of our own projects, which are all part of the Huanchaco Education and Learning Programme (HELP). HELP is dedicated to advancing the education possibilities and resources for those living in lower-income communities in Huanchaco and the surrounding shanty towns. Ora Cosa's projects include assisting veterinarians at a local animal shelter, teaching swimming lessons, and coaching soccer.
Moche Inc. (Mobilizing Opportunity through Community Heritage Empowerment Incorporated) is an organization that has been working in the Moche Valley for over 10 years. To solve the intertwined problems of archeological looting, poverty, and lack of heritage education, they form partnerships with communities that have limited resources in Northern Peru. They provide communities with heritage education programs along with funding and expertise for community-identified development projects (ie: schools, health clinics, water and sanitation systems, and electrification). In exchange, the communities work with them on their projects and agree to respect and protect the boundaries of local archaeological sites.
FairMail is a social enterprise producing fair trade photo products. The organization works with a group of teenagers that take learn skills during free photography workshops. FairMail then sells each teen's photos on fair trade greeting cards. After the cards are sold, the teenagers receive 50% of the profit from their own photos to invest in their education.
SKIP (Supporting Kids in Perú)
SKIP is a non-profit organization helping economically-disadvantaged children in the community of El Porvenir to realize their right to an education. They are a wholistic program, providing support to children and families living in poverty. Through projects focusing on both education and family welfare, they support families to be the principal agents of change in their own lives.
YMCA (ACJ) Medellín
The YMCA of Medellin has served the region of Antioquia for over 42 years. The organization provides programming in sports and recreation, health, agroecology, art, and English for children, young adolescents, and adults.
Ayuda Humanitaria in a non-profit organization formed of professionals with backgrounds in social work, technology, health and education who work with marginalized communities in Medellín, bringing hope, care and well-being to the people in which they serve.
Casa Tres Patios
Established in 2006, Fundación Casa Tres Patios (C3P) is a non-profit foundation that, through a transdisciplinary approach, combines artistic practices, pedagogy, art theory, social sciences and philosophy to stimulate new questions and answers that address the most important cultural, urban and social issues of the times in which we live.
Makaia improves the living conditions and the capacities of communities, individuals and social organizations through the use and adoption of technology. Makaia works with local non-profits to provide support at the administrative level.
Fundación Huellas was founded in 2007 and is an organization that generates economic, social and community development in areas of displacement and poverty. They focus on children, and provide families training and support in order to become independent and foster a flourishing community.