Education and Sustainable Local Development
At the 2015 Sustainable Development Summit, UN Member States approved the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which proposed 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to end poverty, fight against inequality and injustice and combat climate change.
FUNDACIÓN ESCOLARES mission is to contribute particularly to Goal 4 “Ensure inclusive equitable and quality education and promote lifelong learning for all”. Particularly the following goals:
Areas of Work
We work in 14 provinces
ESCOLARES works with community organizations and rural schools –primary and secondary- in Misiones, Corrientes, Chaco, Formosa, Salta, Santa Fe, Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Mendoza, Catamarca, Santiago del Estero, Río Negro, Neuquén and Jujuy provinces.
A large proportion of schools and community organizations the foundation works with, are in very isolated sites, difficult to reach and with poor transport and communication services. In many of these sites, the sanitary conditions and health services are very precarious. The people living there exhibit high index of unmet needs, undernourishment and child mortality.