The foundation for the investigation and support of social
development (IADESO) is a private organization, separate from any political or
religious activity. It contributes to economic, social, and cultural
development in the poor and marginalized áreas of the Ecuadorian population.
This nonprofit organization was created at San Francisco Farm by Juan Gavino Guerrero’s parents, Jose Abel
and Paquita Guerrero. It is located in the western sector of the province of
Tungurahua and was founded in 1993 in
It was created on the initiative of Mr. Juan Gavino Guerrero,
thanks to a variety of experiences, knowledge, and hardwork with the support of
his beloved mother "Paquita", sister "Fanny Mariana", and a
pluralistic group of Ecuadorian citizens, contributing to the development of
the rural and marginalized áreas to improve the
social and economic conditions of these
To support the development of the country through the improvement
of education and research on the generation of relevant knowledge needed to increase opportunities and success
in an open and competitive world.
To explore and generate new initiatives that enrich the stock of
human intellectual capital and the country.
To be leaders in the innovation of education and research that
contributes to the advancement of educational and scientific knowledge.