Equapak is the brand of a product that is produced with high quality standards and involves a permanent commitment to social responsibility aimed at improving working conditions and quality of life of workers and their families.

With the support of one of its main trading partners, the Equapak Foundation, it aims to strengthen and professionalize the social responsibility initiatives, an indispensable component in the sustainable production of bananas.

We work to establish a series of projects related to the education, health, and personal and collective development of our employees through the provision of human and financial resources, to provide the communities in the areas of influence of tools that contribute to the improvement of their quality of life.

Equapak Foundation is a non-profit private Institution, sustainable and committed to the human development, with a model of Social investment that have a positive impact on the quality of life of the assisted communities, making alliances with the public and private sectors in the province of El Oro, Ecuador.

Through the integration of efforts between the public and private sector, the support of labor organizations and multi-stakeholder initiatives, we develop innovative and sustainable social projects with a comprehensive approach that in the short, medium and long term will benefit workers, their families and the communities linked to the Equapack Foundation.
Programs are developed in the areas of influence of the employees, families and communities in the cantons: El Guabo, Pasaje, Santa Rosa, Balao and El Triunfo. Located in the province of El Oro and Guayas respectively. The goal of the Foundation Equapak is to annually benefit up to eight hundred people directly and around 4,000 indirectly.
The Equapak Foundation focuses on the development of programmes, projects partnerships in three areas:

Objective: To promote the integrated approach to family, community and personal health. Support the development of systems of care in work and occupational health hazards.

Incidence: improve conditions of specialized establishments, coordinate actions with the public sector, reproductive health promotion, assistance in occupational and risk health to the producers.

Objective: Contribute to improving access to alternatives to formal and non-formal education to children and the family and improve their basic skills development.

Incidence: improving school performance, spaces of participation, level of teachers, information and communication technologies, languages, training parents and local communities.
Objective: Develop systems of direct incentives to the collaborators of the farms or surrounding communities..

Incidence: advice for the creation of enterprises, educational grants and training projects in development.
The activities of the Foundation EQUAPAK are implemented
considering 4 cross-cutting themes:

– Football 7 Championship: Cup TESCO 2015, for integration and socialization of the employees on farms and their families. Cultural and artistic workshops.

– Campaign for the prevention of drug use among children and teenagers.

– Campaign for the prevention of domestic violence.

– Medical conferences and tests for the detection and prevention of breast cancer.

– Training held in basic computing and internet for collaborators of the farms and their families.

– Conference on Corporate Social responsibility for banana producers.

• Making a monthly and regular contribution.

• Spreading the actions of the Foundation and participating as a volunteer in their activities.

• Financing any project related to a subject area of the work of the Foundation (education and health).

• Participating as sponsors in events (trainings, campaigns, conferences, workshops).

• Businesses and organizations can participate to supporting dissemination through corporate communication channels. We know how important is to be present in different media, so that companies can provide their spaces, such as (web, social networks, e-mailing, houseorgan, internal news, summaries, bills, billboards, lines, boxes, etc.).


Jorge Alex Serrano Aguilar

Gustavo Febres Cordero
Executive Director

9 de Octubre 27-39 entre
Sucre y Gral. Serrano
El Guabo – El Oro – Ecuador

593-7295 2000
593-98319 4961