Our work is made possible by:

We are a not-for-profit charity. All administrative and overhead costs are covered so 100% of all donations are directly used to help individuals in need. Our focus began on the border region of Baja California and has expanded to places of extreme poverty around the world.

Casa de los Pobres, A.C. & (Ciudad de Misericordia)

Casa de los Pobres
(Home for the Poor)

Mission: To provide spiritual, medical, food distribution, job training, and education to the underprivileged.

Number Served: 25,000 per month.

Director: Madre Armida Andrade

Location: Colonia Altamira, Tijuana, BC, Mexico

SHI Partnership Began: 2007

Project Overview: Casa de los Pobres is affiliated with the Franciscan Order and has been an SHI partner for over 30 years.  Casa de los Pobres provides 2 daily meals to over 27,000 persons on a monthly basis, they distribute over 20,000 meals to familes, provide job training, and basic medication to persons who cannot afford to purchase medication. Casa de los Pobres also provides spiritual guidance by celebrating weekly mass and providing catechism classes to the youth. For more information about this partner, please visit them at www.friendsofthepoor.com.

For information on how you can help this project please contact Casa de los Pobres representative Alma Rosa (664) 687-1340 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.