La Alianza is a safe house for girls between the ages of 12-18 who are victims of sexual exploitation and trafficking. La Alianza employs a model of care that has become nationally and internationally recognized as not only a safe haven where homeless children and teens can reclaim their lives, but also a widely respected voice and force in the fight to protect and defend the rights of children in Guatemala. La Alianza is a home and school for girls, many of whom have babies through their abuse. This program also provides food, shelter, daycare and education for these little ones.
La Alianza's offers these children the following rehabilitation plan: street outreach, pre-community, residential care, legal services, family reintergration and support and an independent life program. The complete rehabilitation of these children is what makes La Alianza so successful.
How The Orphaned Starfish Foundation Helps
The Orphaned Starfish funded the furnishing of eight computers, desks, a printer, projector and the teacher. The computer classes introduce the girls and adolescence to standard computer skills, allowing them to use the computers for their schoolwork, connect to the world through the internet. These computers will give these children the opportunity to gain employment that will help them provide for themselves and for many of them, thier children.