75% of nonprofits in Ecuador close within three years. Hearts of Gold is a local nonprofit that works in Ecuador to boost the capacities of other local nonprofits so that they can reach their unique goals. They do this by working side by side with nonprofit leaders to help them embrace their strengths and target areas of weakness. Hearts of Gold’s Community Assistance Program uses mentoring, capacity building workshops, dialogues, and networking to have a large impact and long term solutions for nonprofits and their struggling communities. They also provide financial assistance and nonprofit management and administrative services to promote growth.
“We have been trying to grow on our own for almost two decades…During this time we had been constantly knocking on doors, sending letters, and trying to find a way to get the financial and technical help we needed. … Since we met Hearts of Gold, we feel we have someone to rely on.” – Priscila Morales, Executive Director NOVA Educational Center
Hearts of Gold’s impact manifests in the successes of their partners. FBB is proud to support Hearts of Gold and their work to reinforce local organizations to beat the odds and become sustainable, stable parts of their community.