Channels for knowledge transfer to productive activities.
A valuable experience of cultural exchange with local communities.
Weekly hours of professional training in specific fields.
Volunteer opportunities with a high social impact.
We are a team of young professionals who during our time in college got involved in activities of student representation, driving academic, cultural, and environmental projects. This experience allowed us to develop abilities of teamwork, leadership and entrepreneurship. UEX Group is a non-profit organization founded in 2016 with the main purpose of boosting training workshops addressed to artisans and small producers. We seek the furtherance of the disadvantaged sectors in Latin America by supporting their productive activities. Our programs focus rather on college students who would like to acquire a valuable life experience to complement their comprehensive educational training. They are also suitable for young professionals who need to qualify for a specific career requirement. We give them all of the facilities for a nice and enriching time in the places we work.
Support for communities' productive activities.
A valuable cultural exchange experience.
Projects that match your academic profile.
Financial resources obtained from private and public sectors.
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