Funsepa US

Funsepa US was created with the mission to promote Funsepa’s work in the United States, in order to raise awareness on the importance of education in Guatemala and Fundraising.


Carolina Paiz

President / Director

Latin American Studies and English degree from Tulane University.

Salvador Paiz

Vice-President / Director

Business degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Master’s degree from MIT.

Jessica Hammer

Secretary / Director

Bachelor in Arts from Brandeis University and Masters from The University of Copenhagen, 6 years of experience in the non-profit world as a director and manager.

Ma.Dolores Moreno

Treasurer / Director

Over 30 years of business, finance and managerial experience with international corporations, regarded as a leader in both the non-profit and private sectors in Guatemala.

Stella Los


Bachelor in Arts from Georgetown University, 5 years of volunteer work in various non-profit organizations in Guatemala.

Clotilde Dedecker


Her leadership experience has centered on leading community-wide efforts to solve the most critical problems facing communities.

Pedro and María Chomnalez


Pedro is the founder and general partner of London-based Aldabra Capital, and investment company that originates, executes and manages investments in sub-Saharan Africa.

Wilmar Mejia


Master’s degree in School Leadership from SMU in Dallas, where he serves as public school teacher.  20 years experience in public administration in Guatemala and American non-profits serving internationally.