The project is called “Children and young people learning, forging, recognizing, feeling, training and creating.” It is being carried out by the Casa de la Amistad in Mexico, and works to cover the needs of children and young people of limited financial resources with cancer.
For several years Fundación MAPFRE has been supporting projects in this Aztec country. Currently, nine projects are running which benefit 10,222 people. The United States of Mexico is, with more than 120 million inhabitants, the most populous Spanish-speaking country and one of the most linguistically diverse. Almost 300 languages, 67 recognized as official, are spoken. The country is first in tourism in Latin America and the second economic power after Brazil.
The program "An investment in the future", developed by the UPAEP (The Popular Autonomous University of the State of Puebla) with the support of Fundación MAPFRE, strengthens the leadership and capacities of more than 50 communities at risk of exclusion in the towns of Puebla , Oxaca, Guerrero and Veracruz, in Mexico.
The CESAL organization is carrying out the “Accompanying a generation” project which offers comprehensive attention to help improve the quality of life of 300 boys, girls and adolescents of Oaxaca, Mexico.
The “Red Nose School” offers free, quality education to girls, boys, adolescents and young people suffering from cancer or blood-related diseases in Jalisco, Mexico.
The Mano Amiga de Chalco organization works to provide a comprehensive education-- humanistic, intellectual and based on social values-- to the poor boys and girls of Valle del Chalco, in Mexico City.
The Fundación CMR -- Comedor Santa Maria, is in collaboration with the “Feed a Child” program which supplements the poor nutrition of children and pregnant women who live in conditions of extreme poverty in the community of Hornos, Mexico City.
The Fundación CMR – Comedor Santa María, A.C., with the support of Fundación MAPFRE, covers the dietary needs of 330 boys and girls and pregnant women.
This center, located in an area of great social inequalities, aims to improve the living conditions of the population with a comprehensive program offering services such as nutrition, medical attention, legal advice or educational workshops.