About us

Our Mission


Since its foundation in April 2001, UNISAL has always meant a united community. 

UNISAL is an IRS 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization ready to support communities of all races, religions, and origins in the world.

We work with families of all races, religions and origins around the world to be a bridge between communities and social systems, to create generations aware of their obligations and human rights.

Learn more about our History & Experience​​​​​​​​

Our Vision


Support and promote educational, social, cultural and humanitarian aid programs through partners and strategic alliances to achieve sustainable changes in society.


Driven by Excellence


We grow and form our team of advisors with the highest human qualities, in fields such as finance, technology and customer service.

What makes us different?


We have the experience of having interacted with our Community for more than 20 years, and the deep knowledge of their needs has allowed us to specify a portfolio of services that aims to provide proven well-being, in addition to preventing and mitigating those risks that can most affect our Community.

Our strong commitment with our Community, anchored in honesty, integrity and leadership, has inspired other 20 NGOs we are proud of. We all together conform a supportive ecosystem for the well-being of our beneficiaries.

Our Team

Our work TEAM has been vital in consolidating UNISAL as an organization recognized and appreciated by the Community.

Alberto Vazquez, President


Lorena Carpio de Estrada, Vicepresident


Ana Miriam Carpio, Founder and Executive Director


Kelly Bautista, Treasurer


Board Members

Marisol Martinez


Georgina Escobar


Angel Serrano


Elsa Gonzalez 


Jason Ramses Nino 


Flora Bonilla 


Valentino Lizarazo 


UNISAL Family

All of our work has been possible thanks to the active participation of our Community, among whom are Volunteers, Collaborators, the Media, Churches, Schools, Mobile Consulates and other organizations, which with their generous support have helped our beneficiaries in Charlotte, Greensboro, Winston Salem, Asheville, Burlington, Salisbury, Kannapolis, Concorde, Monroe, Statesville, Gastonia, Durham, Raleigh, Atlanta, Boston, Washington D.C., Chicago, Maryland, Virginia, Dallas, for more than 20 years of uninterrupted work.

We thank everyone for having been and continue to be part of the UNISAL  Family.

Volunteers

  • Algel Serrano
  • Anthony M. Vazquez
  • Austin Vazquez
  • Flora Bonilla
  • Georgina Barillas  
  • Sarael Ayala    
  • Ernesto Argueta  
  • Reina Guzman
  • Yanira Cuellar
  • Manuela Gonzalez
  • Eduardo Suarez
  • Diana Basto
  • Evelin Ruiz
  • Ana Granados
  • Oneida Sanchez 

And many more!

Collaborators & Sponsors

  • AMV Constructor
  • Carpio & Associates
  • Consulado Salvadoreño
  • Puntos de Sabiduría Group
  • Tienda La Centroamericana​
  • Furia Tropical - Jose Ayala
  • Efrain Ortez
  • Espanglish Marketing - Eduardo Ayerve
  • Fiestas Patrias y Tradicionales de Charlotte - Rafael Prieto
  • Norsan Media​ 
  • Ana Lotsy Realtor
  • La Reina de Mariachi - Maria Elena Valdez
  • Cauley Forsythe Law Group - Jordan Forsythe​ 
  • Douglas B. Thie - Immigration Lawyer
  • Mirna Machuca - La Providencia
  • American Multiservices
  • Janeth Jimenez
  • Dalila Cobos

Churches, Organizations and Schools 

  • Puntos de Sabiduría Ministry
  • Colombo American Foundation
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church​ 
  • El Siloe Church Saint Andrew Methodist Church
  • Toys for Tots
  • NC Congress of Organizations
  • Jesus Ministry
  • Colombo American Foundation
  • Eternity Foundation​ 
  • E.E. Waddell Language Academy

Media 

  • Que Pasa Mi Gente
  • La Noticia
  • Hola News Charlotte
  • El Progreso Hispano News
  • Telemundo Charlotte
  • Mundo Hispánico

Consular Mobile Services 

  • Mexico
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Colombia 

Consultants

  • Maria Macom (Polish Inc)​
  • Juan Gaspe