I´ve written about The Galo Plaza Lasso Foundation previously on this blog when explaining what the Condor Hausi Project does to stop the extinction of wild condors in Ecuador. I mentioned in that post that I was starting a series about the foundation as the scope of what they do is impressive.
The purpose of this article is to map out what the foundation does and then write updates about specific aspects and projects in the future.
President Galo Plaza Lasso´s vision for education in Ecuador was ahead of his time. He started The American School in 1940 with the hopes of educating Ecuador´s future leaders in democratic principles. The school is thriving today and boasts a list of leaders in politics, education, and medicine amongst others.