Ines & Xavier Say I Do

Alma would like to thank Ines and Xavier for thinking of Alma on their special day!  Ines and Xavier are both engineers and university graduates who value education. For this reason, they have decided to ask for your support in the Alma Alumni Program. The Alma Alumni Program provides financial support and mentorship to students […]

Our Five Year Annual Report

  “Five years later Alma has succeeded beyond my wildest expectations.” Five years ago, disappointed with the work being done by two Peruvian charities that I was supporting, I founded the Alma Children’s Education Foundation with the intent on improving the lives of children in remote indigenous communities in Peru. I hoped that a few […]

Alma Beach Volleyball Tournament

Hi Friends! Come join us for an afternoon of sun, fun and volleyball! On August 14th, the Young Leaders at Alma are hosting a beach volleyball tournament at Ashbridges Bay. Get ready to show off your volleyball skills! Volleyball players will be sorted into teams. Each team will represent one of our education projects in Peru or […]


Benjamin is a recent grad from the Ivey Business School at Western University. After spending his final semester of study in Barcelona, Benjamin realized his passion for travel, especially in expanding his perspective by meeting and learning from new people. In his spare time Benjamin enjoys cooking, scuba-diving, playing basketball, and reading. His recent reads […]

Mission Statement & Guiding Principles

Vision Statement To realize, through investment in enlightened education, a new generation of creative, critical thinkers who will improve the quality of life for indigenous peoples in Latin America.   Mission Statement The Alma Foundation creates and implements play-based and project-based education programs utilizing local indigenous knowledge and language to reinforce critical thinking, creativity, analytical […]

Our Team

  In The Field   Program Director: Ian McGroarty Ian graduated from the Pennsylvania State University’s Smeal College of Business with a B.S. in Economics, a minor in International Business, and a focus in International, Development and Transition Economics. After working in both New York City and Washington DC in development related NGO´s and foundations, […]