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 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.
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 project of the Centro Comunitario Jesús María contributes to the development of the Tres Isletas community by providing nearly a third of the population with a healthy diet, health care and a comprehensive education program which includes physical and artistic development and preparation for access to employment.
The “Hogares Malen” project being carried out by Mensajeros de la Paz, offers a real home to boys and girls who find themselves in an especially vulnerable situation, either mistreated or abandoned or with little connection with their nuclear family. The project takes care of their basic needs and the restitution of their rights.
The foster care program launched by SOS Children’s Villages in Mar de Plata (Argentina) provides an environment of development for the children who have lost their parents, offering them schooling health care, a home and food.
The “Hogares Malen” project offers a place to live and takes care of the basic needs of 160 children and young people who find themselves in an especially vulnerable situation, either abandoned or with little connection with their nuclear family.
Through their project “Building a Community with Education and Health” the Centro Comunitario Jesús María provides nearly a third of the population of Tres Isletas a healthy diet, health care, comprehensive education and access to employment.