"Help for the Andes Foundation serve the needy and promote policy changes to help vulnerable people."
Gustavo Zerbino "The Voice of a Survivor" (video)
Dr. Patch Adams in Valparaíso (video)
Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for individuals and communities, through focusing on programs that strengthen organizations, reinforce networks of communication and increase knowledge.
Our primary objective is to improve the lives of the disadvantaged and the suffering by improving health, education, living conditions, communication skills, social behavior and social adjustment. We are committed to giving to as many people as possible an opportunity for a fuller life.
Special Consultative Status
During the year of 2009, the Help for the Andes Foundation was granted by the ECOSOC, Special Consultative Status with the United Nations. Consultative status with ECOSOC matters. It gives civil society access to nearly all intergovernmental processes at the UN dealing with economic and social development, gender issues, sustainable development, small arms and human rights.