This is a scholarship program designed to help abused girls living at the Hogar de niñas de Cupey access a top-quality education.
San Juan, Loíza and Ponce are the Puerto Rican cities where projects are being carried out with the collaboration of Fundación MAPFRE. Puerto Rico is an associated state of the United States. Its economy, the most competitive of Central America and the Caribbean, gives it the status of a developed and industrialized country. Its three and a half million inhabitants are principally descendants of European, Afro-American and mestizo emigrants.
The Hogares Teresa Toda project will help girls and young women improve their educational skills which will improve their quality of life.
The Casa de Niños Manuel Fernández Juncos runs the project entitled, “Scholarships for Education and Comprehensive Development for Children Whose Rights have been Violated”, which offers 15 children living in their home in Puerto Rico the opportunity to go to private school.