RESPONDE is a Non-Governmental Organization for Promotion and Development that focuses on territorial imbalances, the migration of people from towns to cities that do not contain them, and the lack of economic, cultural and social resources in each small town .
It was born within the scientific research and was founded at the end of 1999 in Argentina by the Geographer and Sociologist Marcela Benítez.
It is integrated by an interdisciplinary group of professionals who work for the well-being and growth of rural communities of the country, within a framework of personal respect and spirit of solidarity.
Those who are part of RESPONDE are committed to the preservation and defense of the roots, identity and cultural heritage of the peoples of Argentina; They trust in the freedom of the people who make up these peoples, in their entrepreneurial capacity and in their will to overcome them in a framework of equal opportunities.
Exclude from their activities, those of a partisan, religious or sectarian type.
They promote the social and economic development of rural villages in Argentina. They investigate and generate unprecedented information, reveal to the world its natural and cultural potential and they promote projects that allow communities to take advantage of their existing resources and find a possible future in their village.
• To become the most effective NGO in solving the problems affecting small at-risk populations.
• Transcend in the national scene as the engines of the implementation of public and private policies that favor the development of peoples.
• To create models of recovery that allow to be applied in the different countries of Latin America affected by the same problem.See more