Our mission is to address the root causes and consequences of violence and poverty through education and health programs that empower youth and communities, and strengthen public systems. At Glasswing, we believe that every person has both the potential and the right to thrive, no matter what adversity they face. We engage thousands of volunteers to ensure sustainable change, while fostering hope and community pride.
Change the lives of children and youth
In Fifteen Years
Our programs engage members of communities, deepening our impact. Since 2007, we have directed more than $140M in funds toward health and education programs and impacted the lives of more than 2.2 million people.
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Celina featured in “Volver al Futuro” podcast
Listen the most recent episode of the #VolverAlFuturo podcast, hosted by Victor Saadi. He held an interesting discussion with Glasswing’s co-founder and president, Celina de Sola, regarding the organization’s work on supporting Latin American communities in healing from the consequences of different social issues. The conversation also touched on how our mental health programs engage […]
Celina’s latest collaboration on the Stanford Social Innovation Review
The latest article of Stanford’s Social Innovation Review was titled “The Power of Mental Health to Break Cycles of Violence and Promote Peace”, where our co-founder and president Celina de Sola, who has an extensive background in humanitarian work, and Brio Health Global’s co-founder and executive director Daisy Rosales collaborated together. They shared how the […]
Youth connect with industry leaders through mentorship
Since 2022, we have partnered with Millicom, the Partnership for Central America and CALI to offer young men and women virtual mentoring sessions as one of the critical components of the Youth Impact Leaders program implemented in Guatemala and Honduras, funded by The Howard G. Buffett Foundation, and through the Creating Professionals initiative in El […]
Glasswing a host of the Ibero-American Parks Congress
The Ibero-American Parks Congress was held on May 16th and 17th at the Parque Cuscatlan in El Salvador with the purpose of bringing together different people to share their perspectives on running international and national parks. Different strategies were shared on the care, management, handling, good practices, and preservation of urban parks so we can […]
Countdown to Solve for Tomorrow 2023 has begun!
On May 10th, the countdown began for students from Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, the Dominican Republic and Venezuela to join the Solve for Tomorrow 2023 regional program, convened annually by Samsung Electronics in Latin America. This year we are excited to share that Barbados and Belize have joined the event […]
Citigroup joins Glasswing to cultivate innovation
Citi Foundation and Glasswing held Ideathons in Honduras and El Salvador. This is an initiative for their Nucleo Club, which focuses on fostering digital inclusion, financial and life skills capabilities, as well as innovation and social entrepreneurship training among youth in the region. The objective of the Ideathon is for club participants to generate and […]
Where we work
How we work
We're run by a team of international leaders, with 98% of our senior staff located in the region, allowing us to deliver local solutions with a global perspective and providing flexibility to respond to the most pressing needs in all of our initiatives.
Innovate We design, implement and oversee our own projects, providing flexibility and local ownership in all our programs.
Mobilize We train and mobilize thousands of community members, empowering individuals to become part of the solution and share in the commitment.
Connect We connect all sectors of society and capitalize on a community's existing strengths to create more integrated communities.
Monitor & Evaluate We assess and modify existing programs to ensure success and sustainability year after year.
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