El Faro
Child Survival Program

Ecuador — South America

The El Faro CSP is located in a rural community known as Las Laguna. Families here suffer from poor sanitation conditions, malnutrition and disease. Children especially face significant risks to their survival.

For Only $20 A Month

You will help moms and babies in Ecuador begin building a better life together.

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This is Valeria and her wonderful 10-month old son, Angelo.

New to the El Faro CSP, Valeria already sees the difference the program is making in her life. She is learning how to cook healthy meals for Angelo, how to practice good hygiene and how build a healthy life for her family.

"I would love to go back to school in the near future. I dream of a better future for my child, to be able to give him a true home."

Life For Moms and Newborns in South America

Sources: Sources: Global Issues, Millennium Project, UNICEF, Compassion International, World Hunger