Asociación Equipo Maíz (AEM) is an organization that enjoys wide recognition in El Salvador and in Central America in general, for its program for leadership development and production of teaching materials for political education. The teaching material, which is developed to analyze the Salvadoran community, includes a gender perspective and is used both in specific leadership development programs and public education in general. AEM works closely with the major social organizations in the country, including MPR12. Norwegian People's Aid's partnership began in 2007. For more information please see their website.