A total of 149 children who are residents and 160 who attend as day pupils receive food, medical care, schooling and higher education in order to access employment at the Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos center.
The Dominican Republic occupies the eastern two thirds of the island of Hispaniola, an island which it shares with Haiti. After Cuba, the Dominican Republic is the second largest Caribbean nation in area and in population. The capital, Santo Domingo, was the first European settlement in the Americas. The country has a strong tourist industry and is the most visited destination in the Caribbean. Fundación MAPFRE collaborates with the carrying out of five projects which benefit 853 people.
At Sabana Yegua in the Dominican Republic, children and young people have little chance of receiving an education that would allow them to escape from the marginalized situation in which they live. Asociación Nuevos Caminos is working to change this reality.
Children are the most vulnerable members of severely impoverished families. The Amanecer Infantil organization runs a center in the south of the country where children who have suffered from family violence, malnutrition and abandonment are given the chance to have a future.
The Social Sports School project strives to offer comprehensive training, the social development of children and adolescents and to combat child labor and crime.
This project boasts a training process for teaching staff in the country's education system and staff from the CAID, to ensure inclusive education and learning.