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 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.
The Hogar de niñas Cupey is carrying out a Scholarship Program for the Education and Comprehensive Development of Mistreated girls, which offers high-quality education to 15 vulnerable children in Puerto Rico.