The project carried out by the Fundación Juan Felipe Gómez Escobar directly benefits 22,000 children, teenage mothers and the extremely poor, who receive medical attention at its Juan Felipe IPS Medical Centre.
Colombia is a presidential republic located at the northern-most tip of South America. It is the only country on the subcontinent with coasts on both the Pacific and the Atlantic, via the Caribbean sea. Its population is a result of the miscegenation of native Americans, Europeans and Africans. Fundación MAPFRE is working on the development of six projects alongside six local organizations.
The Bambi Homes Foundation for Child Support offers comprehensive protection to 35 children ranging in age from birth to five years, affected by situations of family violence, mistreatment, abuse, begging, malnutrition, and other factors, offering them a complete recuperation process leading to their healthy development.
The Foundation for the Support of Abandoned Children (FANA) provides care for 87 children ranging in age from birth to 12 years old, who are at risk of social exclusion. The aim is that the children grow up in favorable conditions which will contribute to their physical and emotional rehabilitation.
The Programa Integral Niños, Niñas y Adolescentes con Oportunidades carried out by FUCOLDE, offers educational, cultural and sports activities to 800 boys, girls and adolescents between 8 and 16 years of age and helps prevent their recruitment by armed groups operating in the country.
The Dharma Foundation takes in 105 children with cancer from settings with limited resources. The project provides them a home, food and support for their schooling, while they receive medical treatment.
The Foundation for the Care of Abandoned Children (FANA) provides both nutritional and comprehensive care for 87 children ranging in age from birth to 12 years old, who are at risk of social exclusion.
The Bambi Homes Foundation for Child Support offers comprehensive protection to 35 children ranging in age from birth to five years, at risk of social exclusion, giving them health coverage, education, food, fun and affection.
The Laudes Infantis Foundation carries out a program based on community barter, which benefits 500 people from Bella Flor, San José de los Sauces or Brisas del Volador, three of the most disadvantaged neighborhoods of Bogotá.
The Fundación Juan Felipe Gómez Escobar takes care of 18,000 infants, children, and teenage mothers of low income in situations of vulnerability, offering medical attention at its Juan Felipe IPS Medical Center.