• Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • HeadquartersColombia
  • Founded2006


MAKAIA is a non-profit organization that strengthen capacity for social development through technology, innovation and international cooperation. MAKAIA means "to build" or "to do", in Miskito (indigenous language from Honduras). Its name represents the objective of MAKAIA: to build partnerships and relations oriented to social and economic development. MAKAIA was born from the vision of its three founders Catalina Escobar, Camilo Mondragón and Maria Claudia Camacho on 3 June 2006. Three Colombians who, after studying and working abroad, decided to establish an organization with the aim of contributing to the development of the country, by taking advantage of their knowledge, experience and networks. Today, 10 years later, MAKAIA is recognized nationally and internationally for its experience of institutional strengthening, and outstanding programs and projects focused on the development of the social sector.
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Staff at Makaia have experience in


  • international development
  • development
  • public
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • services


  • goal global


  • colombia
  • argentina
  • peru


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • international experience

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Company Offices

  • Colombia (headquarters)
  • Medellin
  • Carrera 43 A # 34 – 155. Almacentro. Suite 701 Medellín, Colombia.