TECHO - US (American Friend of Un Techo Para Mi Pais, INC)
TECHO is a youth-led nonprofit organization that transforms slums into sustainable and organized communities across 19 Latin American countries. Every day, TECHO works alongside slums residents in over 670 communities, promoting community development, fostering social awareness and action, and conducting public policy advocacy. #76 in Geneva’s global ranking of the Top 500 NGOs and considered one of the most renowned across Latin America, TECHO has received prestigious awards and is recognized for its agility and best practices in housing, development, and emergency response. It’s also been named a Great Place to Work in 5 countries.
Through collaborative work between families living in extreme poverty with youth volunteers, we seek to transform our cities and in doing so, our connection with humanity.