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.

Our mission is to develop and provide immigrant, financial and humanitarian services of the highest quality for our community.

Learn more about our History & Experience

Our Vision

Our Vision is to empower and financially educate 10,000 families in the US in the next 5 years.

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 


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.


  • 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


  • 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 


  • Maria Macom (Polish Inc)​
  • Juan Gaspe