The Best Buddies International Association has launched a preparatory job training program for students with special needs in which children from 14 to 22 years old with intellectual or physical disabilities can participate.
With almost 10 million square kilometers and more than 320 million inhabitants, the United States is the fifth largest country in area and the third largest in population. Its gross domestic product, which is a quarter of the world's GDP, makes it the undisputed economic, military, political and cultural hegemonic power. It is also one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse nations, the result of mass immigration throughout its history. Fundación MAPFRE also has a presence in the United States, helping to carry out projects in different states.
Each year, four underprivileged Latin American and Caribbean students get the opportunity to improve their English and develop their leadership skills through the NPH Seattle Institute program.
Many citizens from the towns of Webster and Dudley are in need. The United Way organization involves the whole community in order to support their neighbors and help them escape from the difficult predicament in which they find themselves. Their goal is to create a community that cares for all its members so they can attain an acceptable standard of living.
For a young person from a family without formal education or financial resources getting to university is practically impossible. The few that do manage it find it so difficult to adapt that the majority of them abandon their studies. Bottom Line supports 396 young people from their very first day at university until their graduation.
The project is run by ENLACE, an academy within the Lawrence High School, which provides English language learning support. This program run by Fundación Real Madrid and Fundación MAPFRE is a purely sports-focused program, through basketball, which will help students to cooperate with each other, to improve their performance and awaken their interest in sports.
Teach for America Bay Area runs the “Deepening School Partnerships and Impact in Pursuit of Excellent Education in the Bay Area” project which is seeking to ensure high-quality education for all children, regardless of their economic status.
Teach for America Massachusetts works to offer students from vulnerable backgrounds new academic opportunities through expanding community schools. In all, 455 students and teachers benefit from this project.
The Head Start program, carried out by the Worcester Community Action Council, offers nutritional care to children at risk of social exclusion and to their families in Worcester, in the state of Massachusetts, the United States.