Nonprofit or community organization
Last modified: May 22, 2012, 2:49 PM
CASA is a 30-year-old grassroots, youth-driven organization that proudly serves 80,000 people a year throughout Mexico. Established in San Miguel de Allende, in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato, CASA reaches beyond the borders of the state, impacting the country's maternal & newborn health system through its midwifery advocacy efforts.
CASA is a place where youth thrive, in a country where educational and employment opportunities are scarce, especially for teens. It is proof that investing in at-risk-youth and empowering them to serve their communities, can have a long-lasting impact on their families, their lives, and the lives of those around them. "Teaching others to teach" is a pedagogy that has enabled hundreds to change the lives of thousands. Its innovative programs benefit, inspire and empower people throughout Mexico and all over the world.
Maternity Hospital and Family Clinic: Offering health services to women and families since 1994.
Professional Midwifery School: Mexico's first and only accredited professional midwifery school.
CDI - Day Care Day-care and preschool promoting the holistic development for over 200 local children.
The Library: Promoting reading in San Miguel and rural communities through it's urban library and rural library program.
Peer Health Counselors: Promoting reproductive health, nutrition, and environmental wellbeing in 15 rural communities.
PESSANE: Educating students and teachers in Guanajuato State about sexual health and gender.
Theater Group:: Addressing social issues through the presentation of entertaining and interactive plays.
Radio Program: Promoting human rights through radio programs, transmited to wide audience.
Violence Prevention Program: Raising awareness and developing support systems to combat domestic violence.
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