Almost there!

Erica Donkers, Saskia Fiselier and Marcel Zuidhof are starting a Hotel con Corazón in Oaxaca, Mexico. Net profits will be locally invested in children’s and youth education.

The total planned investment amounts to 550,000 euro (approximately 600,000 US dollar). The start-up capital will be raised through crowdfunding, investments, long-term loans and contributions of funds. The good news is: we are almost there! The amount we still need to raise through crowdfunding is 25,000 euro (30,000 USD).

What can you do?

Help us with the final stage:

EUR 500: buy a Social Share 

With a social share you help us build the hotel, that therefore will become your hotel too! Your "dividend" includes 7 free nights in our hotel. Terms

EUR 1500: be our Super Sponsor

Apart from 7 free nights in our hotel, you will have one of our 12 rooms named after you. Besides, your name will adorn our ‘Wall of Eternal Gratitude’. Terms

Participate now using the yellow buttons in the right column.

Would you like to support us in a different way? That is also possible! For more options, go to Support Mexico.


  • Hotel con Corazón is a profitable enterprise that runs completely independently once the initial start-up capital has been raised and generates income year after year for the benefit of education.
  • The enterprise is sustainable, offers good working conditions, stimulates the local economy and functions with respect for the local culture and environment.
  • With a cozy and intimate hotel, a professional staff and excellent service, we create a 'home away from home'-feeling for our guests.

Why Oaxaca?

Poverty and poor education are prominent problems in the state of Oaxaca. At the same time, Oaxaca is a popular tourist destination that receives over a million visitors each year. Through tourism, we aim to generate income for the benefit of the local population.

In the unexpected event that we will not succeed in raising the total required amount, we will give you the option to get your investment back, or donate it to a future Corazón start-up or directly to our existing education program in Nicaragua.

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