Achievements in Latin America
Kids who benefit from the programs of Instituto Desiderata in Rio de Janeiro, an organization led by Beatriz Azeredo, a Synergos Senior Fellow in Brazil.
We strengthen social-justice philanthropy and provides capacity-building services to the NGO sector in the region. We also seek to promote greater community participation in development programs, particularly in cooperation with our Senior Fellows and members of the Global Philanthropists Circle.
(Left to right) Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank, President Alvaro Uribe of Colombia, Enrique García, President of the Corporación Andina de Fomento, and Alicia Meneses, a microentrepreneur from the Cooperativa Coomostaza, at a symposium on microfinance and peace organized by María Eugenia Garcés, a member of Synergos’ Global Philanthropists Circle, in Colombia (read more).