Thank you for your interest in Latin America. Below are a few of the organizations that the Robert Duvall Children's Fund serves through your support.
Todos Juntos is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life of children and young people with Down syndrome. They are committed to promoting individual independence with the support and assistance of family members. These goals are pursued through the following five areas:
1. Early detection and care
2. Integration support
3. General education/training
4. Assistance through developmental challenges
5. Outpatient assistance
Pro Mujer is a 20-year-old women’s development and microfinance organization that provides poor women in Latin America with an integrated package of financial services, healthcare, and training to lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Pro Mujer delivers these services through communal banks, or peer groups, of 20-30 women who support each other and guarantee each other’s loans.
Established in 1990, Pro Mujer has a presence in Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru. In the last 20 years, Pro Mujer has disbursed more than US$885 million in small loans, and provided healthcare and training to more than 1 million women and their 5 million children and family members. Pro Mujer is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
Promote empowerment to impoverished women in Latin America for $25
Make a donation today and support the programs that empower women to become agents of change in their families and communities.
Educar & Crecer (EYC) is a Buenos Aires-based non-profit founded by a group of young professionals in 2007. It creates Student Learning Centers (SLCs) in urban slums, where children aged 6-12 learn math and reading after school. SLCs have six components that distinguish them from similar initiatives (Exhibit 1):
For more information on Educar y Crecer, click here.