The FUNTEJER Foundation was created in 2011 with the aim of having social projection and provide humanitarian assistance, especially in the Impact areas of the Apparel and Textiles sector. The Foundation has as main purposes to encourage, promote, develop and implement social responsibility programs and policies in related sectors to the textile and apparel industry, with the aim of generating sustainable development. The Foundation receives financial contributions as well as donations in kind of companies in the sector. These contributions are used to purchase supplies for emergencies that occur in the country due to natural phenomena and to develop social responsibility programs in communities.
FUNTEJER has contributed the following sustainable projects:
Donation of clothing machinery for Training of Widows Women of Bus Drivers Urban
Donation of machinery and equipment to the Municipality of Masagua, Escuintla with which the present elaborate uniforms for schools and institutes and sell their products to stores in the locality.
Formation of the Cooperativa Integral de Producción Textil La Estancia Limited Liability (COOPROTEX, R.L.), located in Estanzuela, Zacapa, formed by women mostly single mothers or wives of migrants. This Cooperative is dedicated to training in textile production, with the objective of promoting income forms for women.
Donation of machinery to the INTECAP Escuintla Training Center for train the victims of the Volcán de Fuego in the process of cutting and making and that can be inserted into the national economy.