Tutoring Program offers all the children in the village of Las Delicias needed reinforcement in their studies. This enables the children to keep up in their class assignments and enhances their self-esteem.
Literacy Program has opened up a whole new world for many mothers. They are able to read stories to their children and confidently use their math skills when purchasing items at the market.
Food for the Elderly is a project where we provide beans, rice, milk, sugar and coffee for the abandoned and malnourished senior citizens. It is the sad tale of families relocating in order to find work and the elderly staying behind, refusing to leave their homes. Unfortunately, the elderly cannot support themselves and food is very limited.
Food For Thought is a program where children receive at least one meal a day in order to nourish their fragile bodies enough so that they can pay attention at school and learn the material presented to them in class. Before this program, the children were falling asleep in class and dropping out of school due to frustration and learning obstacles.
Building of Homes for Single Mothers began in 2014. The project includes the building of 10 homes which are being erected out of cinder block. Each house built includes 3 bedrooms and one large room, which can be used as a dining room or living room. The families will have running water and electricity.
Beca Program sponsors children with scholarships for grade school, high school, and college.
$60 helps a grade school child with shoes, school uniforms, books
and other school supplies such as pens, paper and book bags.
$300 sends a student to high school. The major part of the money is allocated for transportation while the remainder helps with books and school fees.
$2000 sends a student to college. This covers the monthly tuition and some transportation assistance to and from the University.