The Arias Foundation for Peace & Human Progress is a Costa Rican non-governmental & non-profit organization.
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The first project with Arias Foundation brought the Safe Schools, Safe Communities program to the Monteverde Zone. All public schools in the zone participated as did the municipality, and many parents.
The Arias Foundation was created in 1988 with the monetary support of the Nobel Peace Prize, granted to the founder and then-President of the Republic of Costa Rica, Dr. Oscar Arias Sánchez, in recognition of his action in favor of peace and reconciliation in Central America. It has, as a mission, to promote just and peaceful societies and equality in Central America.
The Foundation's continuing work is divided among three active and expanding areas: the Area for Good Governance and Human Progress, the Area for Peace and Human Security, and the Area for Higher Education and Research.