Asociación para la Organización y Educación Empresarial Femenina de El Salvador (OEF)

Asociación para la Organización y Educación Empresarial Femenina de El Salvador (OEF) is a nonprofit organization in El Salvador that is committed to developing communities; stimulating local economies; and strengthening the status of families, primarily women and children, in low-income rural and urban areas. Founded in 1986, OEF operates in seven Salvadoran departments with regional offices in San Vicente, Usulután y Chalatenango, and San Salvador.

OEF’s programing addresses early childhood education, business development, job creation, health services, at-risk youth and reproductive health education for adolescents. In support of institutions, OEF also offers professional development, consulting services and property available to rent for organizational capacity building.

The organization has empowered over 9,000 marginalized families to participate in social, economic and political activities through formal education.