The Asociación Ciudad del Niño de Panamá runs different programs to ensure the rights of the child population in La Chorrera in Panama City.
The Educational Program is an incredibly important scheme and has been backed by Fundación since 2015. Their goal is to support learning and improve the academic performance of students, ensuring that they remain in the school system and move up the grades as well as promoting their personal and social developmentaccording to their abilities.
The project caters to 216 children, adolescents and young people from underprivileged backgrounds and situations of social exclusion. The support offered is divided into different types: residential care, day-care, pre-school and post-school support and strengthening the family.
The beneficiaries receive uniforms, school materials, transport services, tutoring, support, libraries with internet access, IT classes, sports activities, vocational workshops, talks on human development and acquiring values, as well as psychological care and therapies if the student needs it.
At the end of the project the students will have passed the grade they are in and will have increased their ability to deal with the following educational levels thanks to having acquired more personal resources and greater independence.
The Ciudad del Niño association has been working since 1968 for underprivileged children, offering the beneficiary population the opportunity to develop and improve their lives and are therefore making a valuable contribution to social prevention for the Panamanian community.