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 United States, with an area of almost 10 million square kilometers and more than 320 million inhabitants, is the fifth largest country in area in the world and the third largest in population. Its GDP represents a quarter of the world’s GDP, making it indisputably the leading economic, military, political and cultural power. It is also one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse nations, as a result of massive immigration throughout its history. Fundación MAPFRE is present in the United States, providing support to more than 10 projects in different States.
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.
This project is looking to roll out mentoring which will help disabled students and young people to finish their studies and to prepare for the working world and to be able to focus on their professional career.
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.
The leadership project of “The Seattle Institute”, run by the Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH) organization, invests in the development of six college students each year from NPH who travel to the United States to do training.
United Way of Webster and Dudley provides economic aid to 17 health and humanitarian organizations who work with more than 7,000 beneficiaries in the cities of Webster and Dudley in Massachusetts, United States.