The Fundación Sor Dominga Bocca is implementing the “Working for a future” project through which it cares for 21 young girls who have suffered mistreatment, psychological, physical and sexual abuse in the city of Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Divided, as its name indicates, by the Equator, Ecuador is both the most densely populated country in South America, as well as the country having the greatest biodiversity in the world. Spanish is one of the official languages along with 13 indigenous ones. Ecuador is an important exporter of petroleum and the main producer of bananas. Fundación MAPFRE is supporting projects carried out in the cities of Quito and Guayaquil.
The Asociación Manabí is carrying out a project to improve children’s nutrition in the city of Manta, in the province of Manabí, Ecuador. The Asociación looks after 120 children at the San José Manta nursery school.
CESAL and Fundación Sembrar have introduced child care centers in marginal urban neighborhoods of Quito where children of preschool age receive psycho-pedagogic and emotional care.