Association for Development through Education

Organization Description: 

ADE has initially directed its services to the Vara Blanca region of Costa Rica that was decimated by a low-lying 6.4 (Richter scale) earthquake on January 8th, 2009. In the future, ADE will replicate its education and discipleship-focused development model by training local leaders to offer assistance to other post-disaster and marginalized regions across the globe. The current projects include: the areas first secondary school, adult night classes, local library and internet cafe, agriculture and ecology projects, and hosting educational groups to benefit these community initiatives.

400 meters north of la iglesia de Vara Blanca
Vara Blanca, 0000
Costa Rica
Mission Statement: 

The Association for Development through Education (ADE) is a Christian non-profit organization dedicated to providing for the educational and local leadership development needs of post-disaster regions and marginalized communities. ADE serves a network of individuals, organizations, and institutions of higher education in both the global South and the North.

Organizational Statement of Faith: 

We at ADE adhere to the Apostle's Creed and affirm the Lausanne Covenant.

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