This foundation seeks to protect the members of the community who are most in need by supporting, promoting, and developing social and educational initiatives. The fight against poverty is the focus of the foundation’s work, and it leverages a unique social model in Argentina with governmental and private sector partnerships and an approach of comprehensive and multidisciplinary intervention, providing effective and efficient responses to thousands of citizens.
The mission of the business school is to train responsible leaders who contribute to the integral development of society, through quality and demanding teaching, supported by the investigation of the problems inherent in the management of organizations. The business school’s research center combines in its research the impact of economic and social phenomena on Uruguayan companies.
This major association of Information Technology and Communication (ITC) companies in Uruguay is currently composed of more than 350 companies that offer products and services to more than 52 markets. Its mission is to promote the development and growth of Uruguay's technology industry. As the main spokesperson of the ITC industry, the association is recognized both within Uruguay and abroad. It is a reference center and active partner of institutions that integrate the ecosystem of the Uruguayan technological industry, such as business incubators, academic-industrial centers, universities, technology parks, government institutions, and business associations. This association is at the center of the technological industry of Uruguay.
The foundation manages a network of twenty-four Catholic educational institutions and seeks to improve these schools’ academics and provide quality education for over 4000 students of disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds. Reading, Mathematics, and English are the three main axes of pedagogy. To monitor the students’ improvement, standards are being applied in all participating schools, and practices are being systematized in the different school grades.
Located in Montevideo and other cities in the country, this is the oldest private university in Uruguay with the widest coverage within the national territory, and it represents the main work of the Catholic church in Uruguayan higher education. Its commitment to academic excellence, ideological pluralism, ecumenism, and inter-religious dialogue has made it a leading institution in Uruguay’s cultural life.
The civil society organization seeks to overcome the situation of poverty for millions of people living in popular settlements, through the joint action of their inhabitants and the young volunteers who work with the organization in 19 countries in Latin America. The organization works together with impoverished communities to improve their habitats and living conditions, to promote economic and social development, and to encourage civic action and advocacy.
This environmental nonprofit works to promote sustainable development through educational programs, advocacy, and special projects. The organization is composed of over 100 volunteers who are passionate about trying to improve the world through small, multipliable actions that make a big difference when taken together.
This nonprofit organization promotes access to adequate housing for the most vulnerable populations. Through the organization’s projects, they offer families living in inadequate conditions the opportunity to manage a solution to their housing problem. The organization also promotes human and community development to ensure a sustainable solution over time. The type of solutions can be: loans to build or improve housing; technical legal assistance for self-assisted building; and regulated rents.
A nonprofit organization established to improve the education standards in the world. The mission of this foundation is for each child to have a great teacher. With this objective, the foundation actively works to develop educators’ skills and to place higher value on their role. The fundamental belief is that if the quality of teaching is guaranteed, the results will improve.