Fundación EDE


ede taldeaEDE Taldea is part of the EDE Foundation, a non-profit organization that advocates social development in Biscay, through the training and support of individuals and organizations working in the field of social intervention.
Over thirty intense years of development and hard work have characterised the contribution of the EDE Foundation in social education and in its promotion, which has been further enhanced by Suspergintza Elkartea with more than twenty years experience in the revitalisation of social, cultural, educational and environmental projects.

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A benchmark for social intervention in Bizkaia

EDE Taldea is one of the key players in the field of social intervention in Biscay, with 50,000 direct users and 400 organisations using their services annually.

During 2011:

Currently the group is made up of 419 individuals. There are a further 52 volunteers and 241 teaching collaborators.

EDE Taldea has links and work with groups and organisations from social, cultural and educational fields, who are involved in social development. These include amongst others; the Bishopric of Bilbao, Cáritas Diocesana (Catholic Charity Organization), Basque Scouts, Basque Government, Regional Council of Biscay, Bilbao Town Council and BBK bank.

EDE Taldea also takes part in a large number of initiatives in the field of social intervention: Gizardatz (social employer), Didania (TL federation), Youth Council of the Basque Country and Astialdi Foroa, Fiare (Ethical Bank), Kiribil (Local Community Development).

They actively participate in the Red de Lucha contra la Pobreza (EAPN) (Network against Poverty) and are in the networks Red de Empresas de Inserción (Gizatea) (Social Insertion Company Network), Red de Empresas por la Igualdad (Company Network for Equality, the Red Ezetz (the Ezetz network to fight violence against women) or the Red estatal de Albergues Privados (Private Hostel Spanish Network).
Furthermore they are involved in local affairs; Harribide Foundation, Umeak Kalean, Aisibizia…

EDE Foundation

ede fundazioaDeveloping a centre of knowledge for educating individuals and networks, whilst supporting the voluntary sector.

Suspergintza Elkartea

suspergintza elkarteaDesigns and manages programmes and facilities in the fields of social, cultural, educational and environmental intervention, alone or through collaboration with institutions and organisations.

EDE Taldea's areas of intervention

EDE Taldea specialise in various fields of intervention which are cross-cutting and which respond to their mission statement, whilst characterising who they are and what they do.


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