WHO WE ARE?
We are the Venezuelan Engagement Foundation Group, charitable No: 501(c)(3), formed by several not-for-profit organizations, connected to help different regions around the world. In spite of our short existence, we already count with over 500 volunteers, in cities in the United States, Canada, Spain, Greece, Peru, Panama, Colombia and Venezuela, who work to help the most communities in need.
In Canada, we work through the Canadian Venezuelan Engagement Foundation (CVEF), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) registered as a not-for-profit corporation as well, and in the process of being granted Charity qualification.
To be an accompanying body for refugees and immigrants newly arrived in Quebec with a precarious economic condition in their process of establishment and integration into Canadian society.
Assist new refugees and immigrants in their settlement, Immigration, Integration and work processes in the first years of their stay in Quebec, through the assessment of their needs, in order to offer them support and propose solutions adapted to these needs.
MISION AND VISION
We are a not-for-profit NGO with more than 500 volunteers, our mission is to:
Promote educational programs for children in USA, Canada and overseas
Guarantee nutrition for children in need in Venezuela through our Food Programs.
Develop Immigrant Integration Programs to help Venezuelan and other Latin American immigrants establish in their new communities
Send humanitarian aid to children and people in need in LATAM
We support social and local initiatives in partnerships, empowering people to obtain their own goals to development the communities. Now on, we are working to help Venezuelan nationals through fundraising, collection of materials, food, medicines and school supplies, all of which are distributed among the most underprivileged neighborhoods and the zones most affected by the crisis this country is facing.
Also, we are focus in built educational and local programs to cooperate in initiatives that will help with the integration process of the immigrants as well as the improvements against poverty worldwide.
Our team of facilitators are men and women interested in accompanying and supporting newcomers. They assess the needs of each person or family group and do what is necessary, in order to offer them support and propose solutions adapted to their needs in their integration and adaptation processes. Thanks to the cultural diversity of the team, the services are offered in English, French and Spanish.
CVEF for this program has coordinators and their respective assistants who work hand in hand with volunteers currently linked to the foundation (Approximately 200 people) in Quebec. Apart from that, CVEF uses the collaborative relationships it has with other organizations, local associations, of friends in Quebec to materialize the aid with excellence.