Sonia Elizabeth Viveros Padilla is an Afro-Ecuadorian woman, and social activist. She began her experience in 1991 with Social Organizations, first with the Indigenous Movement of Ecuador and then with the Afro-descendant process in 1993. She has been part of the governmental apparatus and international cooperation, spaces in which she has developed plans and projects related to the development of marginalized groups. Sonia is the director of the FUNDACIÓN AZÚCAR Social Development Organization. This is a non-profit organization, created in 1993, and recognized as a legal organization by a government Agreement. Her struggle involves the defense of the rights of Afro-descendants and the construction of a plurinational and intercultural Ecuadorian state. The Fundacion Azúcar organization is an Educational and Cultural entity that promotes the integral development of the human being by providing high-quality training, education and recreation spaces. It seeks to create a society with a more inclusive social fabric, with intellectual, spiritual and civic growth that integrates and respects the ethnic diversity of the country.