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Gente por la Defensa Animal (GEPDA)

Cause Area

  • Animals
  • Environment
  • International


Av. Cuauhtemoc 1281-301Sta. Cruz Atoyac. Del. Benito JuÃrezCiudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal 03310Mexico Mexico

Organization Information

Mission Statement

"To fight animal cruelty in Mexico through the enforcement of laws and preventive education."


We are a Mexican-American non profit organization that started in 2000 as a children’s theater group and was legally incorporated at Mexico City in 2005. Our American sister organization Group Education to Protect and Defend Animals (501C3) is located in San Martin, CA.

US Web Page: http://gepdaus.org/index.html

General Objectives;

-To carry out actions for animal welfare

-To promote and enforce laws protecting animals in Mexico City and State of Mexico

-To foster respect for animal rights in order to prevent abuse

In view of our objectives, we perform the following actions: a) channel complaints on animal cruelty to the corresponding authorities b) provide legal assessment c) run social campaigns d) provide medical support to domestic animals on emergencies * When financial resources are available


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