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.
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 Asociación Civil Mensajeros de la Paz has been working since 2010 on the Hogares Malen project through which it offers homes to 180 boys and girls under the age of 12 who find themselves in an especially vulnerable situation in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Fundación Misión Marianista is carrying out four projects in Argentina within the framework of the “Education and Social Inclusion” plan. The projects focus on education, foster care and health care of people of low income.
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”.