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Planet Wheeler Foundation

The Planet Wheeler Foundation was established in 2008 by Maureen and Tony Wheeler, founders of Lonely Planet Publications.

Planet Wheeler is based in Melbourne, Australia and currently funds over 60 projects in the developing world. While they focus on South East Asia, East Africa and South America they currently provide support to NGOs in 30 different countries. Their purpose is to support practical and effective projects which make a difference in the alleviation of poverty.
Planet Wheeler has been partnering EntreMundos since 2006 most notable on our Community Capacity Building Workshop Program 2007 until the present, and the Small Grants Program in 2012.

Asociación de MujeresdelAltiplano& The Highland Support Project 

AMA is an organization of Maya women developing new strategies of survival in the face of rapid social, economic and cultural change. We organize ourselves in mutual support networks, which provide opportunities to create a brighter future for ourselves, our families and our communities.

The Highland Support Project is a registered 501c3 nonprofit in the United States whose mission is to foster agency to break cycles of dependency by creating self-perpetuating organizational nuclei that identify and support Social Entrepreneurs with long term accompaniment through a participatory process of transformational development. EntreMundos and AMA/HSP collaborate on several different projects including the EntreMundos Community Service Learning Projects. 

SinergiaNo’j

was founded in 2006 with the objective of strengthening the leadership of social movements, in particular those of indigenous peoples, women and youth in Guatemala. Their work is focused on training and leadership development processes through training schools with indigenous and youth leaders and in strengthening organizations that work with women’s and feminist movements. SinergiaNo’j collaborates with EntreMundos as facilitators of workshops on gender issues. 

Asociación de Desarrollo Agrícola y Microempresarial (ADAM)

ADAM work in local development, improving the livelihoods of rural communities through developing sustainable ways to link producers with local and global markets. The projects are on behalf of Oxfam and the European Union. ADAM staff members have facilitated EntreMundos workshops on a variety of themes.