PUERTO RICO, USA
INSTITUTO SANTA ANA
IInstituto Santa Ana, Inc. is a nonprofit organization founded in 1987 by the Sisters of the Guardian Angels located in Adjuntas, which serves girls and young victims of abuse and/or negligence between the ages of 5-14 years old. Their goal is to provide physical, psycho-social, cultural and spiritual resource to younger girls between the ages of 3-14 years of age, who have suffered any kind of abuse and/or neglect or lack of a home that gives them a good quality of life for their development. Their goal is that these children are trained to join the family and social system. Among the services we offer we also provide educational services, food, health, spiritual and religious education, social work and psychologist, cultural and recreational activities.
How The Orphaned Starfish Foundation Helps
The Orphaned Starfish Foundation partnered with Johnson & Johnson to create this computer center. Not only were computers donated but also tablet were donated by Vernet, for all the girls. These girls are excelling with the use of these computers. OSF will continue to provide ongoing financial support.
LA CASA DE TODO
Since 1981, La Casa de Todos at Juncos PR, affiliated with Boys, Girls and mothers provides residential and educational support to children who have been placed in its care by family courts due to sexual and/or physical abuse, neglect, abandonment and/or extreme poverty. These children and their families are evaluated for the possibility that they could be reunited one day, or, if not possible, the children are put up for adoption. Often, the children continue at La casa de Todos until they turn 12 years old. La Casa de Todos is located in the Mango neighborhood of Juncos, Puerto Rico.
How the Orphaned Starfish Foundation Helps
The Orphaned Starfish Foundation in partnersip with Johnson & Johnson funded the furnishing of an educational computer center. We funded six computers, a printer, Microsoft Office software, and the maintenance of the center. The children also recieved the gift of tablets through Vernet. The computers and courses will prepare the students for their future and professional careers. OSF helps by improving self-esteem and confidence, prepare youth for job market and post-secondary school educational programs, promote social and digital inclusion, complement education offered in schools with core course tutoring, languages, technology and sport, and foster sense of citizenship and strong moral values. OSF will continue to provide ongoing financial support.
Hogar Fatima is a residential home, non-profit, which serves young females from the age of eleven to seventeen. They serve young girls who are victims of abuse and/or neglect, also girls who have behavior problems. We treat the girls; also provide prevention and reduction of juvenile delinquency, which aims to achieve a positive development of social skills and emotional covering. Founded and run by the Oblate Sisters of the Most Holy Redeemer, a Catholic congregation founded in Madrid on June 1, 1864 and for 144 years, has been doing a wonderful social work in various continents through centers and special programs offering our youth a solid education based on Christian principles. This institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, disability and origin.
The Orphaned Starfish Foundation Helps
The Orphaned Starfish Foundation in partnership with Johnson & Johnson funded the furnishing of an educational computer center. Johnson & Johnson donated computers and we funded a printer, Microsoft Office software, and the maintenance of the center. Their daily activities contribute to the overall goal of improving education so that they have the skills and self-confidence to continue their studies and thereby break the cycle of poverty for their children and future generations. OSF will continue to provide ongoing financial support.
Vida Plena Inc. Community Services Center, Inc., is a nonprofit organization founded in 1998, whose mission is to promote, multidisciplinary services focused on the overall health of the individual, healing its four components: body, mind, spirit, and relationships, achieve a full life that contributed to the well-being of their community. In Cupey we impact more than 2,300 people annually through four programs: Comprehensive Development of the Ninez, preventing school dropout through tutorial service. Comprehensive Community Services, rescuing emotional and mental stability for the family; Dorcas projects: privides skills, motivation and self-management for men and women; Project Forging a New Way, services to families to strengthen the protective capacities of parents and guardians, preventing the mistreatment of minors.
The Orphaned Starfish Foundation Helps
The Orphaned Starfish Foundation in partnership with Johnson & Johnson funded the furnishing of an educational computer center in Cupey, Puerto Rico. We are focused in obtaining positive results for the children, self-confidence to continue their studies and thereby break the cycle of poverty for their children and future generations. We donated 12 computers and we funded a printer, Microsoft Office software, and the maintenance of the center. OSF will continue to provide ongoing financial support, the highest level of education and the best educational resources available.