Through the “Un Rayo de Luz para Cañazas y Ñurum” program, the Asociación Pro Niñez Panameña provides food, education, recreational activities and healthcare to 5,500 children from 75 educational centers in Cañazas and Ñurum in Panama.
Located on the isthmus of the same name, which links North and South America, its privileged position and the existence of the Panama Canal have had a decisive influence on the country's development. It is currently the Latin American country with the highest economic growth. With our support, different projects are being carried out in the country.
The Asociación Ciudad del Niño de Panamá runs an educational project whose goal is to strengthen and raise the academic performance of children, young people and adolescents from low-income backgrounds, thus ensuring they remain within the school system and move up the grades, as well as helping them to develop personally and socially in line with their abilities.
The Voces Vitales de Panama association works to create and maintain opportunities for teenager mothers in the area of Corregimiento de Felipillo, Panama, with a program of integrated care benefitting 40 of these young women.
The Panama Social Sports Schools, an alternative for boys, girls and young people who may be exposed to social risks: gangs, alcohol, drugs, broken homes, etc.
The Patronato Ciudad del Niño Association is carrying out the “Improving the Quality of Education in Ciudad del Niño” project with which it aims to guarantee learning and improve the academic performance of 213 children and adolescents from homes in situations of poverty and at social risk in Panama.
The Pro Panamanian Childhood Association provides food, schooling, health care, and recreational activities to 483 girls and boys as well as training for 47 teachers, in the schools of Alto Ibala, Los Guarumos, Mojarras and Cerro Plata in the district of Cañazas and Ñurum.
The Fundación Real Madrid and the Fundación Amigos del Real Madrid en Panamá run a school fostering social and sporting values in Panama City which look after 232 boys and girls and young people, between 5 and 17 years old, who come from deprived areas and who are at risk of marginalization.
This project provides quality education, a balanced diet and health care to 186 children and adolescents who come from poor homes and who are at risk of social exclusion.
The Voces Vitales de Panama association creates opportunities so that 25 teenage mothers have no obstacles when it comes time to develop their personal and professional talent. This initiative will help them find means of living and raising their families.