The best environment for a child to grow up in is within the family, but sometimes it is necessary to remove children from situations in which they are at risk The association Mensajeros de la Paz (Peace Messengers) provides a home in Buenos Aires, Argentina for children without one of their own.
Argentina is the second largest country in South America after Brazil, and the country with the largest Spanish-speaking population. This federal republic has the highest Human Development Index (HDI) in Latin America and is considered a power in the region. Descendants of Spanish and Italian emigrants make up most of the population. The national dance, tango, was born in the streets of its capital, Buenos Aires. Currently, a total of 25,210 people benefit from the programs financed by Fundación MAPFRE in Argentina.
The universal project of the Centro Comunitario Jesús María contributes to the overall development of the Tres Isletas community by providing a healthy diet, comprehensive education, professional training and access to health care for 25,000 people in this region of Argentina.
Aldeas Infantiles SOS works in Mar de Plata, Argentina, providing young people at risk of social exclusion with a home and an environment in which they can develop and grow. The organization is carrying out two complementary programs, the “Foster Care Program” and the “Family Strengthening and Community Development Program”.