Laura started out attending our workshops and participating from our activities, until she became just too important for our operation and we had to ask her to come on staff. Having lived through similar experiences as our Cousins, she relates well to them and just gets it.
Francys is in charge of building safe spaces in her community in Maracay, Venezuela, where she also leads a house church. As a migrant in Bogota, she learned CV’s work-model and is now working in the restoration of the social fabric in her local community back in the Aragua province.
Paola scans vulnerability patterns and develops tools to sistematize the information. She also designs models for long-term, sustainable solutions.
Jota connects FCV’s mission to local and global resources that make possible for the programs to grow. He also leads the sustainable growth of the vision. His vision sets the mark for the work of the team.
Juan David imagines the most effective strategies to achieve the goal of building up a community that is interdependent, self-sustainable and transformational.
Albert spends the day to day with our Cousins, leading the job skills training activities, which are also part of their emotional healing process. As a professional rock climber, Albert knows what it means to work hard towards a goal and to overcome obstacles.
Liber oversees the reaction chain from idea to implementation, including the financial, logistic and pastoral component. He is present at every gear turn.
Daniel connects the multiple fronts of the Foundation so that it runs as a well-oiled machine. He shepherds our Cousins and the faith communities surrounding them.
Santiago develops and teaches pedagogic content for the academic skills training of our cousins. He also accompanies specific processes of our cousins.
Janneth detects needs and comes up with ideas and strategies to solve them, involving local community resources. She is a TBRI® Certified Practitioner who designs and implements contents for the emotional skills training of our cousins.
Martha makes sure each cousin has what they need in terms of health insurance, housing, employment, etc., as they transition from an institutional life to an independent one. She is the first-aid filter to go from vulnerability to primary care.
Leidy is a TBRI® Certified Practitioner who runs the Cousins’ interviews upon entering the program. She also does the follow-up to each process and outlines intervention routes for each individual case.
Ginny sees to it that the integration of the SALE component of our strategy (Social, Academic, Work-skills and Emotional/Spiritual) runs smooth and updated. She is also in charge of the implementation of the TBRI® model (Trust-Based Relational Intervention), of which she is a Certified Practitioner.
Ryan Cain, Luisa Valero, Dave Broucek, Hillary Merwin, Ken Massey, Gary Monds, Jorge Enciso