Casa Hogar del Anciano Juan Pablo II
(John Paul II Home for the Elderly)
Mission: To take care of the elderly with love and compassion so that they can live the end of their years with dignity.
Number Served: 35 live-in senior citizens.
Director: Father Abel Gonzalez
Location: Colonia La Joya, Tijuana, BC, Mexico
SHI Partnership Began: 2008
Project Overview: Casa Hogar del Anciano Juan Pablo II is affiliated with the Catholic Church and is a rest home for senior citizens who have been abandoned by their families and are unable to care for themselves. The rest home provides social services in the form of food, clothing, medical, spiritual, and social activities in a clean environment. Residents are fed three times a day and receive blankets, shoes, clothing and hygiene items provided at Christmas time by Serving Hands International. The facility currently provides services to 30 senior citizens, but it is anticipated that accommodations will be increased to help house up to 100 senior citizens.
Current Needs: To provide food, clothing, blankets, and medication necessary in order to cover the basic human necessities.
For information on how you can help this project please contact Sister Hermana Martha Leticia Brambilla (664)636-1609 or email; casahogarJP@hotmail.com