At the “Hogar Albergue San Miguel” in Ponce, Puerto Rico, the Servicios Sociales Episcopales Association takes in 14 young people, victims of physical, mental or emotional violence in their family environment.
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 Association, through its “Teresa Toda Homes“ project in Puerto Rico, provides a safe environment and comprehensive care to 25 girls between 6 and 18 years old who find themselves in vulnerable situations.
The Manuel Fernández Juncos Children’s House is carrying out the program known as “Scholarships for the Education and Comprehensive Development of Children whose Rights have been Violated.” This project supports young boys and girls, adolescents and young people, enabling them to attend schools with a safe learning environment.
The Hogar de Niñas Cupey carries out a scholarship program with the objective of offering high-quality education to mistreated girls in Puerto Rico.