Maria Bravo and Alina Peralta, are committed to creating partnerships not only in the United States but around the world in an effort to create lasting change in the areas of poverty, access to health care and treatment, lack of educational opportunities with a strong focus on issues they feel the foundation will have the greatest impact.


Maria Bravo

“Global Gift is the result of a tremendous need to help, to make tangible what my mother taught me and which is based on love for others”

Maria Bravo was born in Marbella, Spain. At the age of 20 she developed a strong desire to understand the economic, political and social dynamics of the world. Armed with this desire, she moved to the United States. Her professional career and support of good friends was a key factor in creating the Global Gift Foundation. Through her work with the foundation Maria is able to apply her knowledge of philanthropy in and effort to make a difference in the world.


Alina Peralta

“There is a moment in your life when the material only has value in terms of the smiles you can achieve on others faces; meeting in person the people we help, it is wonderful”

Alina Peralta was born in Nicaraguan but grew up in Los Angeles. She feels a strong commitment to her philanthropic work and hopes, through the Global Gift Foundation, promote the development of women and children in the field of health and education.