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.