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  Patricia Velásquez

 President and Founder

   Michelle Jean                 Limayri Estevez                 Linda Carbone

 Treasurer                            Secretarty                            Director

 Judith Kuperman                Sonja Nutall

   Director                               Director





Wayúu Taya Foundation, Inc. is a New York not-for-profit corporation founded to help improve the lives of indigenous people in Latin and South America and the Caribbean while maintaining and respecting their traditions, cultures and beliefs.  The Internal Revenue Service has determined that Wayúu Taya Foundation, Inc. qualifies for classification as a Section 501(c)(3) organization under the Internal Revenue Code.  Prior to founding Wayúu Taya Foundation, Inc., Patricia C. Velásquez, previously founded Fundación Wayúu Taya, a Venezuelan foundation furthering similar purposes.  From time to time, the New York corporation makes grants to the Venezuelan foundation.