Nutrition, health and education for the most vulnerable
Argentina has the highest Human Development Index in all of Latin America and is considered a regional power. Its population is mostly composed of descendants of Spanish and Italian immigrants. We support projects dedicated to promote nutrition, health and education of the most needy social extracts of the country.
The city of Mar del Plata has the highest number of children living without family care in Argentina. In the Aldeas Infantiles family homes, 54 children receive the care, stability and conditions they need for their full development.
This project seeks to restore and uphold the rights of children aged between 4 and 12 in a situation of extreme vulnerability on two fronts: the Hogar Colibríes (Hummingbird Home), which provides specialized, comprehensive care for minors who need to be kept away from their home environment, and the Family Support Program (PAF), which serves as a reference for families in building a new safe environment for children’s proper development.
Three hundred meals a day, formal and non-formal education for children, vocational school for young people, English and computer classes, and health care through a health center: these actions join together to provide an integral project that fights against social exclusion in the Argentinean city of Tres Isletas.
The Fundación Misión Marianista is carrying out four projects in Argentina within the framework of the “Education and Social Inclusion” initiative and which focus on education, foster care and health care for people with low incomes.