The Monge Foundation is a private, non-profit organization that promotes access to education for young Central Americans as an instrument of social mobility, personal improvement and as a means of combatting poverty.


With over 10 years of experience, this Foundation has supported more than 1,500 young Central Americans by offering them many opportunities for their adequate personal, academic and professional development.



Guatemala and Honduras will be the next countries where the Foundation will launch its operations.


To promote that young students from public high schools in vulnerable conditions and at social risk, and who reside in communities where Grupo Monge operates, have access to education as an instrument of social mobility, combatting poverty, and personal improvement.


To transform access to education into an important instrument for social mobility and an essential component for combatting poverty in Latin American communities, as a result of the direct intervention from the private sector and the State’s delivery of resources in conjunction with the Monge Foundation.


  • Solidarity
  • Integrity
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Positive Attitude
  • Innovation
  • Sense of Urgency


The “Excellence Award” prize in the category of Corporate Social Responsibility, given by the Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce (2010).  


Lourdes Brizuela
Executive Director
Gloriana Gómez
Director Communication

Costa Rica

Verónica Parra Badilla
Operations Assistant
Ana Yansy Hernández
Project Coordinator
Magda López
Project Coordinator
Karol Angulo
Project Coordinator
Lía Rodríguez
Project Coordinator
Alejandra Bonilla
Project Coordinator
Ana Salazar
Accounting Assistan


Anielka Morales
Projects Coordinator
Marjorie Pérez
Projects Coordinator
Marlen Quintanero
Projects Coordinator