Founded in 2006, the UPM Foundation – Fundación UPM – promotes education and entrepreneurship through joint work with social organisations and local representatives in Uruguay. The Foundation’s objective is to promote long-term development and sustainable growth of rural communities in cooperation with the local stakeholders.
The Foundation’s work is carried out in collaboration with social organisations, public institutions, departmental and national authorities and other social agencies. Altogether over 308,000 people have participated in the UPM Foundation programmes in eight departments and more than 90 communities in Uruguay since it was founded.
Have a look at the interview of Magdalena Ibañez
, President of UPM Foundation.