Partners

Comunidades Eclesiásticas de Base de El Salvador (CEBES)

www.cebesperquin.org Association for the Promotion of Community Development CEBES Perquín, is a non-governmental organization (NGO) that began in December 1980, when father Rogelio Ponseele moved from San Salvador to Morazán in order to accompany a people that was making a heroic effort to build a better country.  The association obtained legal status in December 2017. … Continue reading Comunidades Eclesiásticas de Base de El Salvador (CEBES)

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OCDIH

The Christian Organization for Integrated Development of Honduras (Organismo Cristiano de Desarrollo Integral de Honduras – OCDIH), is a non-profit Christian civil society organization, supporting integrated human development in rural communities. The organization provides assistance to mitigate the effects of natural disasters and the impact of social ethnic, religious and political conflict. The current strategic … Continue reading OCDIH

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CAEOL

The partner organization ‘Cooperative Agricola Ezfuerzo Occidental Limitada’ (CAEOL) was established in 2008 as an agricultural cooperative of small-scale vegetable and food crop producers in the Western part of Honduras. The Cooperative, first founded by 22 producers, currently has approximately 100 members. All members are small-scale vegetable or fruit producers, such as passion fruit, in … Continue reading CAEOL

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Lois Hole Hospital (Urogynecology Clinic)

The Urogynecology Project is the result of a partnership between Sombrilla and the Urogynecology Clinic at the Lois Hole Hospital. The clinic provides a holistic approach to treating pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence for women here in Edmonton. They are a multidisciplinary team including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physiotherapists and nutritionists. They have a strong … Continue reading Lois Hole Hospital (Urogynecology Clinic)

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SOMDES (Global Solidarity for Social Development)

Our partner organization SOMDES works with a poor indigenous population in Ayacucho, Peru in the Andes Mountains of South America. They provide programming designed to help at risk adolescents to develop self-supporting skills such as organic gardening, guinea pig farming, weaving and sewing. The students attend the program outside of school hours. The program provides … Continue reading SOMDES (Global Solidarity for Social Development)

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Tierra Colorada School

The Tierra Colorada project started in 2006 with funds donated by Paul Layte and Nancy Cowle and a grant from the Wild Rose Foundation.  Sombrilla funds were used to improve the primary school in Tierra Colorada Baja, adding new classrooms to reduce overcrowding and replacing the bathrooms and kitchen, improving sanitation in the school.  As … Continue reading Tierra Colorada School

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Asociación para el Desarrollo Integral de Multiservicios (ADIM)

Sombrilla’s longest partnership is with ADIM, a registered NGO in Guatemala.  Indigenous communities in northern Guatemala suffered through a thirty-year civil war that ended in the 1990s.  Sombrilla was founded in 1987 in response to human rights abuses and population displacement that occurred as a result of the war.  The primary goal of Sombrilla was … Continue reading Asociación para el Desarrollo Integral de Multiservicios (ADIM)

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Andean Alliance

Andean Alliance is a Peruvian registered Grassroots Organization (Asociación Civil), based in Huaraz, Peru. They are situated at 3650 m, at the base of the Cordillera Blanca Mountains. Andean Alliance is focused on supporting “grass roots” community development planning capabilities and implementing programs that strengthen the educational and economic base of Andean communities while enhancing … Continue reading Andean Alliance

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