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Empower Communities from Within

Invest in Community Changemakers

Our Mission is to strengthen the capacity of community organizations through education, mentorship, and mobilization.

Our Vision is an Ecuador where every individual enjoys a life of dignity, hope and empowerment.

Through its Community Assistance Program, Hearts of Gold partners with small nonprofit organizations and their community leaders in the Azuay province of Ecuador that serve marginalized populations. We support, inspire, educate, and invest in community leaders and grassroots organizations and their staff through capacity building workshops, dialogue sessions and mentorship programs to make their work sustainable, efficient, and impactful.


Host skills-building workshops on topics such as leadership, marketing, and government reporting

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Facilitate dialogue sessions with our partners’ directors to build solidarity in a nonprofit network

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Provide financial assistance to our partners to support the growth of their grassroots programs for social change

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Perform nonprofit management and administrative services for our partners, such as financial reporting and fundraising

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Our Achievements

It always seems impossible until it’s done

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Invest in Community Changemakers

Support the work of Hearts of Gold through the Community Assistance Program today. We believe we can make a difference in the lives of many by supporting the community leaders and organizations that make these changes possible. Whether they serve their communities through programs of nutrition, education, public health, housing, or disaster relief, we believe our partners have the capacity to grow and move forward as independent organizations.