Kids growing up in poverty in Mexico face many tough challenges, including epidemic health and dental issues, exposure to violence, especially related to drug trafficking, high teen pregnancy rates and far-reaching shortcomings in education.
That's why we focus on providing health and nutrition programs for parents and kids, activities and resources in our centers to learn and grow in safety, youth programs to help kids understand the consequences of risky behaviors, and educational assistance like tutoring and training.
To learn more about about the valuable programs your sponsorship makes happen, check out the plan for kids in Mexico below.
Did you know? Solving poverty isn't a one-size-fits-all solution. That's why we customize programs by age + location + circumstances to help break the cycle of poverty.
Your $32 monthly gift gives kids like Fabiola access to life-changing benefits, like:
You can cancel your monthly giving anytime. Because we've made a commitment that we'll be a part of our kids' lives until they graduate, your sponsored child will continue to receive benefits from the program, and we will work to find a new sponsor as soon as possible.
When you sponsor, we'll send you more info about your child, including a photo and a quick-start guide to child sponsorship. You'll also:
Built near our kids, giving them a safe place to be
Plus, more than 9K volunteers around the world
Our focus? Health, education, empowerment and employment
A quick look at programs currently available for sponsored teens age 12 and over in Mexico.
Teens in Mexico enrolled in secondary school receive school supplies.
Our sports program provides fun and exercise while emphasizing the development of teamwork and life skills.
Older youth can participate in our job skills training and placement program.