The social challenges of the region, exacerbated by the pandemic, are multifactorial in origin and therefore require a multi-sectoral response. Six (6) organizations with more than 20 years of experience create a partnership to promote, in partnership with Great Place To Work and FEMSA Foundation; hand in hand with the public and private sector, the improvement of quality in early childhood services in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panama.
During the Centroamerica Crece - Launch Event, Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D., Director of the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, will be the Keynote Speaker; for the first time in Central America with a talk focused on the Brain Development of children in inequitable contexts.
Find out the speakers will join us: Karla Segovia, Executive Director FUSAL; Haydee Trigueros, Executive Director FUNDEMAS; Belia Meneses, Executive Director United Way Guatemala; Patricia López, Executive Director Honduras; Olga Sauma, Executive Director AED Costa Rica; Marisa Arias, Executive Director United Way Panama; José Pedro Ferrão, International President United Way Worldwide; Eduardo Queiroz, VP for Latin America & The Caribbean UWW; Juan Carlos Guaqueta, Director of Capacities for Latin America & The Caribbean UWW. And, Leslie Davidovich, CEO Central America & The Caribbean Great Place To Work.
- Live Streaming: https://youtu.be/1wfkv4rxUfA
Centroamérica Crece is a transformative and multi-sectoral regional initiative, with four (4) areas of collective impact at the regional level:
-Access to care and timely stimulation.
-Family awareness and healthy home environments.
-Healthcare and food safety.
-Awareness of early childhood development importance.
Centroamérica Crece is an initiative supported by FUSAL, Fundemas, United Way Guatemala, AED Costa Rica, United Way Honduras, United Way Panama, United Way Latin America & The Caribbean, Great Place To Work and FEMSA Foundation.