Our goal is to go where the need is.
Our work should not and will not be limited to one country, our organization looks to address the needs of children in countries around the world.
According to the statistics included in a report issued by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL) entitled ‘Latin America Social Panorama 2006’, specific to the Dominican Republic,
Effects of Poverty on young adults:
Children work in busy intersections and street lights selling flowers to feed their families. School and education are last on their priority list.
The above picture is of a 14 year old child who sells flowers at traffic lights, in hopes to make enough money for his grandmother and little sister.
These two children, ages 11 and 12, are from a town called Villa Liberacion in the capital of the Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
They attend school in the afternoon and work at night cleaning windshields at traffic lights. On their way to work, their flip flops broke which forced them to work barefooted and walk back home the same way.