Estrella de la Mañana, or Morning Star Foundation is a non-profit,
voluntary Ecuadorian organization, with national scope. Its base
is in Quito, and it was founded on April 11, 1997. Its mission
is to work for the well-being of Ecuadoran children, through providing
them with the resources and opportunities they need to find creative
and constructive solutions to their most pressing problems, in
the areas of health, education, and the environment.
Upiano Paéz # 118 y Av. Patria, Edif. Flacso, 4to. Piso
Ph: ( 593 2) 232-029 / 30 / 31, ext: 119 / Fax: (593
Martín de Utreras 733 y Selva Alegre
P.O. Box 17-15-173-B Quito, Ecuador.
Ph: (593-2) 522-763 / 523-262
population of San Francisco de El Cabo lives in conditions of
extreme poverty on the edge of survival.
response to this precarious situation, as well as to the neglect
of governmental offices, the population came up with a solution
to their problems. They formed the Foundation for the development
of San Francisco de El Cabo.
Fundación para el desarrollo social "Cabo San Francisco"
Casilla 17-15 73B Quito, Ecuador
Vivamos Mejor (FVM) is an organization based on the ideas of Dr.
Rupert Spillman, a Swiss physician. Dr. Spillman conceived a form
of social out-reach that stems from a nursery school program.
Today there are over 12 FVMs in countries across Latin America
such as Guatemala, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, and
ANESVAD Foundation is a Non Governmental and Non-Profit Organization,
which is integrated in the National Coordinator of NGOs for Development,
which carries out Health and Social Projects in the least developed
has had an active presence in Ecuador since 1962. Initially, the
mission was involved in distributing US-donated foods. This has
evolved into a program that now includes projects in primary health
care, installation of and training in water and sanitation systems,
family gardens, sustainable agriculture, reforestation, soil conservation,
environmental conservation, institutional strengthening and small
CARE EcuadorApartado 17- 21- 1901
Ph: 593 2 921 871/710/711 712/713/714 Fax: 593 2 921-715
Cooperation for Development is an international and non-governmental
orginazation which is based out of London. ICD works in promoting
social justice and development in developing counrties.
Valladolid 861 Y Vizcaya
Casilla 17-07-9180 Quito, Ecuador
Ph: (593 2) 565-524
Food and Agriculture Organization was founded in October 1945
with a mandate to raise levels of nutrition and standards of living,
to improve agricultural productivity, and to better the condition
of rural populations.
Edificio Cominesa, Piso 4
Avenida 10 de Agosto 5470, Villalengua
Casilla 17-21-0190 Quito, Ecuador
Ph: (593-2) 455-172, 455-985, 458-085 / Fax: (593-2) 441 348
The Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands (CDF),
an international, non-governmental, non-profit organization, was
created in 1959 with the aim of promoting and facilitating the
conservation of the unique ecosystems and native species of plants
and animals of the Galapagos Islands, through scientific research
and educational programs.
100 North Washington Street, Suite 232
Falls Church, VA 22046
Ph: (703) 538-6833 / Fax: (703) 538-6835
The Ecological Foundation "Rescate Jambelí" was founded
by a group of Ecuadorians as an answer to the urgent necessity
of preserving our environment.
The FERJ realizes many activities closely related to the conservation
and the handling of natural resources, with special interest in mangrove
reforestation, wildlife conservation and forestry development.
C.C. Alban Borja, Planta Alta, Oficina 108
P.o. Box: 09-03-30197 Guayaquil, Ecuador
Ph: (593-4) 205-401 / Fax: (593-4) 201-578
July 1989, the government of Ecuador approved the establishment
of the Jatun Sacha Foundation. A private, non-profit Ecuadorian
foundation, Jatun Sacha is now one of the two largest non-profit
conservation organizations in Ecuador.
Besides protecting ecologically important forest habitats, the foundation's
three biological stations are nationally and internationally recognized
as leaders in the development of innovative and concrete programs
in community agroforestry, environmental education, and public health.
12 de Octubre 1430 y Wilson,
Casilla 17-12-719 Quito, Ecuador
Ph 562-633, 506-247 / Fax (593) 2 506-255
Since its formation in 1986, CONAIE has led the indigenous peoples
of Ecuador from relative isolation to a position at center stage
of Ecuadorian society. CONAIE is the representative body that guarantees
indigenous people the political voice that has too long been denied
them, and that expresses their needs and goals within a rapidly
WATU / Acción Indígena actúa cooperando con los pueblos indígenas,
apoyando la lucha en favor de sus legítimas reivindicaciones, su
autodeterminación, el derecho sobre sus tierras y territorios, el
control de sus "recursos tradicionales" y la protección
de sus derechos intelectuales y culturales.