Vida Plena (meaning ‘a flourishing life’ in Spanish) is a nonprofit organization based in Quito, Ecuador. They aim to build strong mental health in low-income and refugee communities, who otherwise would have no access to care. They provide evidence-based depression treatment which is highly cost-effective and scalable.
In 2022, Vida Plena completed the Charity Entrepreneurship (CE) Incubator program, making it the first CE-incubated organization to operate in Latin America.
The co-founders of Vida Plena are Joy Bittner and Anita Kaslin.