GIVE A HOME TO STREET CHILDREN IN COLOMBIA

by FOUNDATION DONES DE MISERICORDIA Vetted since 2016 Site Visit Verified

Summary

We are a non-governmental organization in Cartagena-Colombia. With your help we will protect 40 children who are in street life situation and have all their rights violated, they will be emotionally, physically and spiritually rehabilitated to start a new life, they will receive the opportunity to go to school, to develop their talents, to have psychological support, medical, dental care, nutritional recovery and psychosocial accompaniment for restoration of their families.

$80,000
total goal
$74,003
remaining
47
donors
1
monthly donor
1
year

Challenge

In Cartagena de Indias 60.2% of the population are living below the poverty line, more than 250 children are in street life situation and hundreds are at high risk, 85% of them suffer of physical aggression, 70% sexual abuse, 60% child labor, 35% use of psychoactive substances, 15% sexual exploitation. They are exposed to the physical abuse, psychological or moral that can cause them damage for the rest of their lives, they are deprived of all their rights.

Solution

With your help we will provide a safe home to 40 children in street life situation, where they will receive housing, nutritional recovery, quality education, psychosocial and family attention, rehabilitation, medical care, recreation and development of them talents, with the purpose of transform their lives and raise a new generation that impact positively to the society. Families will receive throughout the process therapy, rehabilitation and psychosocial interventions.

Long-Term Impact

Your contribution will allow that 40 children be rescued from the street, and have the opportunity to live a dignified life changing mistreatment, abuse and pain for education, restoration, and entrepreneurship, which empower them as change agents with a high positive impact in them community. With your support we will guarantee their rights, change their life and destiny forever, their families will be restored, and guarantor of them rights. Together we will save 40 lives.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

http:/​/​www.donesdemisericordia.org
Home Page
Child Beneficiary Testimony
Official Facebook Page

Organization Information

FOUNDATION DONES DE MISERICORDIA

Location: CARTAGENA DE INDIAS - Colombia
Website: http:/​/​www.donesdemisericordia.org
Project Leader:
Arlena Hoyos Canavera
CARTAGENA DE INDIAS, Colombia
$5,997 raised of $80,000 goal
 
66 donations
$74,003 to go
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