Projects for the overall development of those most in need
San Juan, Loíza and Ponce are the locations in Puerto Rico where projects are carried out with the collaboration of Fundación MAPFRE. Puerto Rico is a free state associated with the United States. Its economy, the most competitive in the Central American and Caribbean region, means that it is considered an industrialized and developed country. Its three and a half million inhabitants are mainly descendants of European immigrants, African Americans and mixed race people.
The project Juventud Adelante, an initiative of Hogares Teresa Toda offers 25 girls the motivation and support needed to finish their studies and, in the future, to take charge of their lives.
This socioeducational program provides comprehensive care for children and young people whose rights have been violated and who have suffered mistreatment and/or abuse, in order to fully restore their rights.
The Broadening Your Horizon Project offers support to girls with special educational and emotional needs who are economically disadvantaged in the areas of education, physical and mental health, creative development and healthy leisure.
The Asociación Servicios Sociales Episcopales (Episcopal Social Services Association) takes in minors who have been victims of violence
The Asociación Servicios Sociales Episcopales cares for 14 minors who have been victims of physical, mental or emotional violence in their family environment, at the “Hogar Albergue San Miguel”, located in the town of Ponce, in Puerto Rico.