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VENEZUELA

In Venezuela the social reality is one of the most degraded in the world, especially in the slums of the capital Caracas, where violence is the order of the day. 

In Catia, one of the largest slums of Latin America, the Salvatorians have built and manage two hospitality centres, five primary schools and two secondary schools, allowing the street children to have lodgings and an education.

The project - The expansion and furnishing of “La Constancia” school

 

Three young lads who live in the 'Family-homes'. Thanks to the hospitality and the care of Salvatorians Fathers, they have re-found the possibility of a serene future.  

 

Location:

Caracas - Catia slums

Sector:

Education and child protection

Beneficiaries:

1000 children in the schools - 50 children in the Family-homes

Objective:

To guarantee education and protection for the children who live in the slums of Catia, offering them the possibility of a better future.

Activity:

Construction of a multi-purpose hall at "La Constancia" school complete with hygienic services, storage, a small office and a playing field. Installation of a water tank.