"Compassion and social
justice across borders"
Casa-Pueblito is a non-governmental organization promoting and fostering the well being of children and communities in Latin America and Canada. Poverty robs children of their right to survive and thrive. Creating a foundation for life through Early Childhood Development, Casa-Pueblito’s mission is to work with families and communities to support the growth of healthy and happy children in Latin America.
Exciting Projects for 2015!
Voices for Change: Developing Leadership in Inclusive Education
This project aims to reduce the 40% dropout rate in the Latino community by promoting inclusive teaching practices and Latino youth leadership in the Greater Toronto Area. This program provides a space for Latino-Hispanic youth to champion diversity and inclusivity in our schools and communities.
This project seeks to create the economic empowerment for 95 artisan families in 13 rural communities, through the promotion and marketing of artisan products in hotels and hostels across Nicaragua, as well as on fair trade markets at the international level.
El Triunfo School Project
The El Triunfo project provides an affordable, quality middle and high school education to indigenous Mayan children in the community of El Triunfo, Guatemala.
Family Farming for
This project promotes organic and sustainable agriculture through the establishment of biointensive gardens, located in UCA Tierra y Agua cooperatives, in order to effect positive changes in traditional agricultural practices, and ensure food security and good nutrition for peasant families.