Fundación Tarahumara José A. Llaguno is a Mexican nonprofit that has promoted the development of indigenous communities in the Tarahumara Mountain Range in Northern Mexico for twenty years.
Through its four programs—child nutrition, education, food and water security—the organization has sought to reverse structural problems that have kept the indigenous communities in poverty and social exclusion.
The Fundación Tarahumara believes that the investment in local programs and the empowerment of community members can lead to a culturally-appropriate and sustainable development. In 2012, the organization benefitted 8,913 people directly.
To accompany and support the development of indigenous communities in the Sierra Tarahumara, particularly in the areas of child nutrition, education, water and food security.
That habitants in the Sierra Tarahumara achieve their communities' development within their own cultural-heritage.
They were constituted as a Foundation on November 18, 1992 by the brothers of Bishop José Alberto Llaguno who sought to honor the memory of their deceased brother and continue their work of support to the inhabitants of the Sierra Tarahumara.
They established ourselves as a Foundation with the purpose of continuing to promote the development of the region under the mission of: "being an organization of promotion and liaison that channels economic, technological and human resources to accompany the communities of the Sierra Tarahumara in their own development, In the areas of education, nutrition and health. "
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