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Rooted in San Diego, California and Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico,

Via International is a non-profit organization (EIN: 95-2961670)

with extensive relationships of trust across Mexico and Central America.

Our Vision

We envision a world where all people live in just, sustainable, and healthy communities.

Our Mission

Working across borders, we engage leaders to promote sustainable development in under resourced communities.

Our Method

Our process is participatory where people identify their needs and take individual and collective action to improve the quality of life.

Our Principles & Values

  • Human Dignity – Dignidad Humana
  • Social Justice – Justicia Social
  • Peace – Paz
  • Self-reliance – Autogestión
  • Sustainability – Sustentabilidad
  • Human Formation/Development – Formación Humana
  • Community Development – Desarrollo Comunitario
  • Leadership – Liderazgo
  • Autonomy – Autonomía
  • Decision Making – Tomar Decisiones

Via hosts three Major Initiatives

Via Community Development promotes sustainable community development in the California-Baja California border region.
viainternational.org/community

Via Global Education creates opportunities to learn from local leaders and engage directly in the work of sustainable community development.
viainternational.org/global

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