The “Constructing space for peace”, project developed by the CINDE Foundation and supported by Fundación MAPFRE aims to promote a culture of peace in communities besieged by societal violence.
This small Central American country bathed by the coasts of the Pacific Ocean has a population of six and a half million, making it the most densely populated state in the Americas. Between 1980 and 1992, El Salvador suffered a civil war that killed approximately 75,000 people. Fundación MAPFRE supports projects that work to improve the coexistence and living conditions of Salvadorans.
The CINDE Foundation provides educational and nutritional care to 375 children and adolescents whose mothers work street peddling in the municipalities of Soyapango and Mejicanos, in San Salvador.
Through its “Hogar Mensajeros de la Paz” project, the Asociación Civil Mensajeros de la Paz is offering a comprehensive care program to disabled people in the Colonia San Francisco in San Salvador.
The Social Sports Schools in El Salvador aims, through sport, to train 550 boys, girls and young people from 6 to 16 years old who are living at risk of social exclusion.
The CINDE Foundation is carrying out this project with 375 children from 2 to 15 years of age whose mothers work street peddling. The children are taken care of from Monday to Friday in centres where they receive a quality education and a balanced diet.
Hogar Mensajeros de La Paz offers comprehensive attention to people who have been abandoned and who suffer a range of serious disabilities.
The Fundación Real Madrid and Fundamadrid El Salvador run schools fostering social and sporting values in San Salvador, Cuscatlán and San Miguel which look after 200 boys and girls and young people, between 5 and 17 years old, who come from deprived areas and who are at risk of marginalization.
The “Centros de Acogimiento Institucional” project offers comprehensive attention to people with serious disabilities and other syndromes at the Hogar Mensajeros de La Paz, and to HIV-positive children and adolescents at the Hogar Reina Sofía.
The CINDE Foundation is carrying out this project related to educational and nutritional attention. 375 children of women who work street peddling will benefit from a quality education and a balanced diet.