Projects

ADIM Collaboration 

Guatemala: ADIM Collaboration  Since 2001 in Nebaj and Chahul, Guatemala Partnership: ADIM (Asociaćion para el Desarollo Integral de Multiservicios) 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 … Continue reading ADIM Collaboration 

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Agricultural Cooperative Women’s Project

Agricultural Value Chain Development project that supports women in rural areas to participate in an agricultural cooperative through the production of vegetable seedlings for members of the cooperative and possibly value-added agricultural products for sale at local markets to generate income and improve the living conditions of their families. Project Objectives: To empower and improve … Continue reading Agricultural Cooperative Women’s Project

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Jose Garcia Scholarship Fund

The Salvadorian partners began this scholarship fund in 2005 to pave a way for youth to become the community leaders of tomorrow. The program was founded by Padre Rogelio Ponseele, a local leader, activist and cleric.to the community. He in turn sought support from the *Comunidades Eclesiásticas de Base de El Salvador or Christian Base … Continue reading Jose Garcia Scholarship Fund

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OCDIH Project

Improving food security for small-scale farmers in rural areas of western Honduras The long-term goal of the project is to improve food security of marginalized farmers and their families in six communities, municipality of Nueva Arcadia, Province Copan, Honduras. The Project aims at reducing the effects of climate change on agricultural production through building of … Continue reading OCDIH Project

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SOMDES Sewing Workshop Project

Peru: Ayacucho – SOMDES Sewing Workshop Project  Since 2015 in Ayacucho, Peru Partner: 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 … Continue reading SOMDES Sewing Workshop Project

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Tierra Colorada School

Guatemala: Tierra Colorada School Project  Since 2009 in Tierra Colorada, Guatemala Partnerships: 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 … Continue reading Tierra Colorada School

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Women’s Health Project

Peru Uro-Gynecology Initiative: Hope & Help for Women with Pelvic Organ Prolapse & Incontinence Since 2014 in Ayacucho & Huaraz, Peru Partnerships: Uro-gynecolgy Clinic, Lois Hole Hospital Andean Alliance SOMDES The Uro-gynecolgy Project is the result of a partnership between Sombrilla and the Uro-gynecolgy Clinic at the Lois Hole Hospital. The clinic provides a holistic approach … Continue reading Women’s Health Project

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Yurac Yacu Project

Peru: Yurac Yacu Project  Since 2010 in Yurac Yacu, Peru Partnerships: Andean Alliance Yurac Yacu Community Association In Peru, Sombrilla partners with Peruvian NGO Andean Alliance. Andean Alliance is located in the community of Yurac Yacu, a high-altitude farming community situated at 3650 m elevation, at the base of the Cordillera Blanca Mountains. Andean Alliance … Continue reading Yurac Yacu Project

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