120 curtains were delivered in Nueva Esperanza, Atacames

On August 30, 2021, 120 curtains were delivered to the women of the Nueva Esperanza neighborhood, Atacames canton. These curtains, along with their respective hooks, ...
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The fourth edition of the «Elé» magazine was delivered in Atacames

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CAEMBA will expand its work to the Ecuadorian Amazon

At CAEMBA, we are very clear that our mission is to eradicate precarious housing nationwide. That’s why we have initiated a knowledge-sharing process on bamboo ...
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Caemba concludes its work with 100 houses delivered in Nueva Esperanza

On Saturday, August 21, 2021, three houses were built, the last ones in the Nueva Esperanza neighborhood, Atacames Canton, where we have worked for over ...
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Caemba donated an oxygen tank for the municipal ambulance in Atacames

On Friday, August 13, 2021, the Caemba field team went to the municipal facilities in Atacames to deliver an oxygen tank for the ambulance of ...
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Caemba made a donation to the hospital in San Lorenzo, Esmeraldas

On Thursday, August 12, 2021, the Raíz Ecuador – Caemba Foundation made an important donation to the Divina Providencia Fiscomisional Hospital in the San Lorenzo ...
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Caemba built the Addiction Rehabilitation Center in Tonsupa

Over the weekend of August 7, 2021, the construction of the Addiction Rehabilitation Center located in the Rulon neighborhood in Tonsupa was completed. The bamboo ...
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A 12-year-old girl donated 5,790 masks to the Raíz Ecuador – Caemba Foundation

On Sunday, August 9, 2021, 12-year-old Josefina Ortega Serrano, along with her friends Daniel and Sofía, led the donation of various types of masks to ...
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El Hornero donated a Caemba house in Atacames

The El Hornero Pizzeria donated a Caemba house to Jessica Vivas and her four children. They received their house on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, in ...
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Caemba expresses its deepest condolences on the passing of Carlos Peñaherrera

Caemba mourns the loss of Carlos Peñaherrera, a friend of Fundación Raíz Ecuador – Caemba. We extend our deepest condolences to his daughters Rosanna and ...
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ACNUR inaugurated the «Beauty in Bamboo» Multifunctional Center

On Tuesday, July 27, 2021, the inauguration of the «Beauty in Bamboo» Multifunctional Center took place in the Nueva Esperanza neighborhood, Atacames. Our field technicians, ...
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An update and integration was conducted for the Caemba team

During the weekend of July 23rd and 24th, technical construction process update sessions were held at the Caemba farm and production plant, located in La ...
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Closure of the Atacames Covid-19 Respiratory Care Center

The Atacames Covid-19 Center remained open for one year, providing warm and high-quality care to 900 patients who required intermediate medical attention due to contracting ...
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Fundación Raíz Ecuador – Caemba handed over the community dining hall in Galera

On Sunday, July 18, 2021, Fundación Raíz Ecuador – Caemba officially handed over the new infrastructure of the community dining hall to the 21 ‘Guerreras ...
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Caemba and AEI are building a dining hall for 21 women in Galera, Esmeraldas

On Wednesday, July 7, 2021, the construction of the new infrastructure for the community dining hall of the «Guerreras de Galera» commenced. This group consists ...
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Children in Atacames received the new Elé magazine

On July 1st, it was a day of joy for several children in Atacames as they received the new monthly edition of Elé magazine: «Space ...
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement

Fundación Raíz is dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), working with indigenous, Afro-Ecuadorian, Montubio, and Mestizo groups across Ecuador.

Our projects support various communities: Sionas, Siekopai, Kofan, Chachi, Kechwa, Waorani and Shuar, covering six linguistic families.

Our CAEMBA housing initiative focuses on the Afro-Ecuadorian and Montubio populations in Esmeraldas, addressing challenges of poverty and high crime rates. We commit to equitable treatment, opportunities for all, and the elimination of barriers to participation.

By valuing every voice and fostering community resilience, we aim to create a more inclusive, equitable society.

Our leadership is committed to DEI principles, ensuring our efforts reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and contribute to sustainable development and social justice.


Fundación Raíz está dedicada a la diversidad, equidad e inclusión (DEI), trabajando con grupos indígenas, afroecuatorianos, montubios y mestizos en todo Ecuador.

Nuestros proyectos apoyan a varias comunidades, Sionas, Siekopai, Kofan, Chachi, Kechwa, Waorani y Shuar, cubriendo seis familias lingüísticas. Nuestra iniciativa de vivienda CAEMBA se centra en las poblaciones afroecuatorianas y montubias en Esmeraldas, abordando desafíos de pobreza y altas tasas de criminalidad.

Nos comprometemos a un trato equitativo, oportunidades para todos y la eliminación de barreras para la participación. Valorando cada voz y fomentando la resiliencia comunitaria, aspiramos a crear una sociedad más inclusiva y equitativa.

Nuestro liderazgo está comprometido con los principios de DEI, asegurando que nuestros esfuerzos reflejen la diversidad de las comunidades que servimos y contribuyan al desarrollo sostenible y la justicia social.