CASA: Center for the Adolescents of San Miguel de Allende

  • GUA

Address

Sta. Julia 15
Col. Santa Julia
San Miguel de Allende
GUA
37700
Mexico

About Us

www.casa.org.mx

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.

Nine programs:

Community Health & Education Services

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.

Outreach and Education

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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