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Mission

The Wayúu Taya Foundation was created with the objective of improving the living quality of the indigenous communities in Latin America, maintaining and respecting their traditions, cultures and beliefs. This humanitarian labor focuses on communities with significant needs and issues such as extreme poverty and alimentary and educational deficiencies that affect the integral development of their children.

Vision

Wayúu Taya vision is to maintain a standout position, with abilities and skills in education and quality healthcare, in order to be a national and international help center for the indigenous cultures of all Latin America with the purpose of improving the living conditions of indigenous children and women with scarce resources.

The Foundation is open to strengthening its alliances with other organizations, enterprises and institutions that allow the fulfillment of several programs through treaties and contributions for the development of social projects.

Objectives

Design and implement programs to improve the living conditions of several indigenous communities, respecting their autonomies and cultural heritage.

In alliance with other organizations, create community centers that will allow the integration of services in the areas of health, medicine, nutrition and preschool and elementary education for the new indigenous generations.

Enable areas that will allow the preservation of the cultural heritage that is the Wayúu woman’s knitting, respecting their traditions, reaffirming their values and encouraging their integral formation as mothers and important members of their communities.