Fundación Ávila Cruz AC, is founded with the brothers César, Laura and Armando with the last name Ávila Cruz and is established in the Municipality of the Heroic City of Tlaxiaco in the Mixteca region of the State of Oaxaca, Mexico.
Fundación Ávila Cruz AC arises in 2013 in response to the needs observed for years due to the lack of access to food and health services in children, women, the elderly and people with disabilities, who live in marginalized indigenous communities and / or in urban areas with a high and medium level of social backwardness in the Municipalities of the State of Oaxaca.
The first activities began in the Municipality of the Heroic City of Tlaxiaco, and progressively other Municipalities of the Mixtec region of the State of Oaxaca have been included, until collaborating with other regions of the State of Oaxaca.
Programs, empowerment, creation and training of capacities are promoted so that they are protagonists of their own change.
In 2017, Fundación Ávila Cruz AC in alliance with Fondo Unido México IAP supported the victims of the earthquake in the State of Oaxaca.
Fundación Ávila Cruz AC, work has been recognized and awarded numerous times in the Mixteca region by directors of Educational Institutions and by Municipal Authorities. At the national level we have received recognition by Fondo Unido México IAP.
The State of Oaxaca has 3,967,889 inhabitants, women and 48% men with a very high degree of marginalization CONAPO 2015. Population speaking an indigenous language 1,205,886 of which 637,196 (52.8%) are women and 568,960 (47.2%) are men DIGEPO 2015. Population in poverty situation 2,714,700 people; in extreme poverty 951,800 people; with social deprivation 920,900 people and vulnerable by income 107,800 people CONEVAL 2018. In the Human Development Index the State of Oaxaca has the lowest with (0.681), national average (0.746), average for Latin America and the Caribbean (0.0739) and the World average (0.700) and very high (0.889).
The Oaxacan geography, one of the most rugged in the country, combines in an area of 93,793 square kilometers: mountains, plains, beaches, deep caves, canyons and canyons with 570 municipalities scattered throughout the orography of the State of Oaxaca, which makes it difficult to provide of the most basic services in terms of response times and quality of care.
The Entity is geographically divided into 8 regions: Cañada, Costa, Istmo, Mixteca, Papaloapan, Sierra Norte, Sierra Sur and Valles Centrales.
The Mixteca region covers an area of 15,671.08 km² and is subdivided into 155 Municipalities grouped into seven Districts: Silacoyoapan, Huajuapan, Coixtlahuaca, Juxtlahuaca, Teposcolula and Tlaxiaco. They are distributed in 2,291 rural localities.
The region represents the fifth population concentration in the State and constitutes 11.8% of its total population with 496,601 inhabitants and 122,932 dwellings. INEGI, Intercensal Survey 2015.
77.4% of the population lives in rural and dispersed localities with less than 2,500 inhabitants. 9% of the population between 3 and 14 years old does not attend school and 12% of the population between 6 and 14 years of age cannot read or write. 65.9% of the population considers itself indigenous, a figure higher than the state average of 61.7%. INEGI, Intercensal Survey 2015.
In the Mixteca region there are the Municipalities with the lowest Human Development Index (IDH).
Fundación Ávila Cruz AC, was founded in 2013 as an Organization of the Mexican Civil Society (CSO), secular, non-partisan and non-profit, it contributes to the reduction of extreme poverty in indigenous communities (individuals, families and peoples originating) from the State of Oaxaca.
At Fundación Ávila Cruz AC, we intervene transversally with gender, human rights, community, intercultural and social inclusion approaches.
At Fundación Ávila Cruz AC, we intervene in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Based on Human Rights (BHR) and Management for Development Results (MpRD).
Contribute to the reduction of extreme poverty in the indigenous communities of the State of Oaxaca by strengthening capacities, food security, health and culture that generate sustainable integral development to improve living conditions.
To be a factor in the reduction of extreme poverty with equal opportunities, inclusion, a human rights perspective and comprehensive community development.
As an inherent value to each and every one of the people, which gives them the inalienable right to live in freedom and in suitable conditions to develop, as individuals and members of their community, in all dimensions of the human being.
Promoting the participation of subjects of rights in all activities or programs, as well as that of local authorities, whenever possible.
We work from the cooperation and co-responsibility of people to common interests, with volunteers, donors and organizations through networks and alliances.
Solutions to end hunger must be sustainable locally, socially, economically and environmentally.
Change process focused and sustained to strengthen capacities, confidence, vision and become active agents of their own development.
We are constantly renewed and receptive to changes.
We understand that joint responsibility in the integral development of the human being is the essential value for the achievement of the common good and the defense of human dignity.
Director de Programas
Procuradora de Fondos
The intervention model is carried out based on conceptual approaches that in turn help us to define the changes we seek to achieve together with the subjects of rights, through Management for Development Results (MpRD), the Approach Based on Human Rights (BHR), Logical Framework, Theory of Change and contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the 2030 Agenda.
The 2019-2023 Strategic Plan is the backbone of the work to be carried out in the next 5 years in the Mixtec region of the State of Oaxaca, Mexico. The founding partners, team of collaborators, community leaders, community committees and subjects of rights participated in the preparation of the Strategic Plan. During the process of the programs and actions, monitoring and evaluation will be carried out. In addition, the results are shared to make decisions, adjust, correct and improve.