Innovative projects that lead us to transform the world
Grupo Pertiga is also a space for social entrepreneurs because we believe in our own initiatives and transformative capacity. We enjoy imagining and materializing original ideas that address development challenges with the purpose of improving society.
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In 2017 we launched Knowmads International, an organization that facilitates the exchange of knowledge and life experiences between the United Kingdom, Europe and South America. We support South American applicants to study abroad to access and carry out graduate academic projects in the UK. We are present in Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil.
In turn, we receive international students and graduates from countries that wish to immerse themselves in our culture, learn Spanish or Portuguese, have their first work experience, volunteer and adventure experience in the new world.
In 2016 we gave Teammasters a venture that provides training and training services in methodologies for organizations and soft skills development. We associate different experts in transformation methodologies, experience design, agile work, imagination and play that make workplaces fruitful, creative and pleasant spaces.
In 2014 we founded Toastmasters Montevideo, a non-profit organization, the first Uruguayan chapter of this global movement. Toastmasters exist because the world needs leaders, who lead families, form teams, run businesses, public initiatives and policies and are mentors and inspirers..
In 2015 we started Booktubers Uruguay, a movement to promote cultural citizenship through lecture the impulse to reading,[sa1] digital media literacy and teacher support with multimedia strategies for the classroom.
Booktubers is a design of the young protagonists themselves, the teachers and institutions that encourage reading. The organization was born with the financial support of the Spanish Cooperation, AECID and the Ministry of Education and Culture. In 2017 we launched Booktubers in the United Kingdom and we currently support other similar initiatives in Spain and Latin America.