People added into the world of work since 2007
Training courses carried out since 2008
Meals delivered since 2007
Migrants and Homeless people hosted during the winter times since 2008
Active fundraising activities
Handmade toiletries workshop
This space teaches them to create and sell handmade toiletries. It also teaches them to respect the essence of the ingredients they are using in order to create quality body lotions, liquid soaps, face creams and lip balms.
Divino Corazón inclusive bakery
This bakery workshop allows its participants to become part of the community and create different sweet and savory baked goods. These products are later distributed to companies, thus creating strategic alliances for order based production.
San Miguel Arcángel shelter
We provide non-permanent shelter for homeless people from May through September, that is the winter time. Some shelters have cleaning facilities and food services. This program is fully funded by our organization.
Expresso de Amor cafe (Love express cafe)
Expresso de Amor is the first inclusive cafe in the Melipilla province, it is located in the Curacaví district. From its inception it was intended as an inclusive mission. It provides a protected work environment for people with disabilities while providing them with training tools in the pastry, confectionary and customer service areas so they are able to provide a quality service.
OTHER PARALLEL PROGRAMS
A common space with the families and caregivers of people with disabilities where they engage in activities led by suitable professionals in order to learn how to deal with common topics and life experiences.
Transit to independent life
An onsite work program for people with disabilities, mild and severe mobility restraints, their families and caregivers. It is focused in providing customized rehabilitation services and training for the appropriate caring of people with disabilities. This program also helps with the making of adaptations and low cost technical support in order to help participants become independent.
This is a volunteer led project. We provide them with food and groceries so they can cook and provide meals to vulnerable elderly people over the weekends.
This is what we do
We transform disability into capacity
Our line of action is mainly focused on improving the quality of life of people with disabilities, regardless of their religious beliefs. Thanks to our Christian base, we interact with multiple institutions, fostering the ecumenism that God expects from us.LEARN MORE
Who are we
ONG Pather Nostrum
Pather Nostrum NGO, is a nonprofit organization created in Curacaví in 2007. We had the need to include people with disabilities into our society. We include all kinds of disabilities, such as physical, sensorial, psychic, intellectual or mental. We provide people with these disabilities with constant and permanent support in the areas of rehabilitation, training, or joining the world of work. Its secondary work is to instill solidarity, providing food and shelter to homeless or vulnerable people.LEARN MORE
Ambassadors of inclusion
Opinion leaders that support us in transforming disability into CAPACITY
MEET OUR TEAM
FRIENDLY AND PASSIONATE
Cristián EspinozaDirector Ejecutivo
Francisca RojasEncargada de Intermediación Laboral
Karen OvalleEncargada de Rehabilitación e Inclusión
Marina AraosEncargada de Acción Social
Carolina SaavedraEncargada de Educación
Gisella OrmazábalEncargada de Finanzas y Contabilidad
WOULD YOU LIKE TO WORK WITH US?
We are always looking for new challenges and great people to take on them. We also love to say: Hello!
Avda. Ambrosio O'Higgins 1397, Curacaví-Chile
+56 9 3122 2542
+56 2 2835 3425