An all-volunteer umbrella organization which addresses situations involving children at risk in the north western portion of Baja Californiia. Included are Tijuana, the greater Rosarito area, the Guadalupe Valley and the Kumiai indigenous villages of San Jose de la Zorra and San Antonio Necua.
Cross-border cooperation is sought and welcome as is partnership with local philanthropic organizations.
The focus is on welfare and education of youngsters, enabling them to reach their full potential as healthy, productive, and responsible citizens.
Current projects and initiatives
1. It has become obvious that for lack of funds, many poor families cannot afford propane to cook even the most basic of staples, like the rice and beans donated by the government.
Thanks to donations, a free propane distribution program has been in place since April 2020, gifting twenty 10kg tanks weekly in the neediest neighborhood. The price of propane has increased more than 25% since April.
2. Contibutes to the support of Casa Hogar Horizontes, a soup kitchen for children and orphanage, the former serving 50 children with lunches and after-school recreation, the latter a live-in facility still in progress for girls in the care of DIF, an over-burdened social services agency.
3. Scholarships program for native teens and young adults to attend continuation high school and/ or post secondary. . (San Jose de la Zorra and San Antonio Necua
- Project NEMO engages, inspires and empowers junior high school youngsters to care for the environment by means plastic waste collecting in a fish sculpture. Peer leadership is being fostered at FORJADORES de ROSARITO # 205, a junior high school through ( See attachments and links)
- Supporting the creation of a new American football team at CObach Rosarito.
- Circus and martial arts school – a multi-discipline theater and dance for youth at risk and others.