Cultural HeritageA treasure to protect

"Cultural heritage is a broad concept and includes the natural as well as the cultural environment. It encompasses landscapes, historic places, sites and built environments, as well as biodiversity, collections, past and continuing cultural practices, knowledge and living experiences. It records and expresses the long processes of historic development, forming the
essence of diverse national, regional, indigenous and local identities and is an integral part of modern life. It is a dynamic reference point and positive instrument for growth and change. The particular heritage and collective memory of each locality or community is irreplaceable and an important foundation for development, both now and into the future."

(ICOMOS, Mexico, October 1999)



F.R.A.C.H. intends to create projects that aim at preserving and promoting cultural heritage. Every project is financed through fundraising campaigns, and it is structured with the contribution of professionals and passionate members of the Rotary circle, who are sometimes supported by external entities and businesses.