We work in some of the most challenging and deprived countries in the world. We provide the care and education that would otherwise be impossible for the children of poor families to access in any other way.

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Our work in Mexico

Our charity programmes began in Mexico in 1991, starting with a Girlstown in Chalco, a small day-care centre for toddlers and this was followed with our Boystown programme in 1998. We now care for 5,675 of the poorest children from throughout the country.

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Our work in Honduras

The 1,356 children at our schools in Honduras come from the most remote and impoverished regions in the country. The programmes in Honduras comprise a school for girls in Tegucigalpa and a school for boys in Amarateca.

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Our work in the Philippines

The Sisters of Mary officially started operations in the Philippines in 1985 and we now fund four schools and two medical clinics providing care to almost 8000 young boys and girls from the poorest families throughout the country.

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Our work in Brazil

We have been caring for children from some of the poorest families throughout Brazil at our Girlstown school in Brasilia since 2001. A year later, the Sisters opened a day-care centre where children aged three to five are being taken care of by the Sisters while their mothers are at work. We also fund a day-care and Elementary School in São Paulo which offers education to young children and primary school age children in grades one to five (ages 6 - 11).

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Our work in Guatemala

The Sisters of Mary officially started operations in Guatemala in 1997. Thanks to the expansion of the Boystown, we are now able to care for over 867 young boys and our Girlstown is currently home to 780 girls. We also fund a small day-care centre for youngsters aged three to five, and a medical clinic that supports the school children and the poorest from the local community.

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Our work in Tanzania

Childhood poverty in Tanzania is severe and particularly impacts girls and young women. The Sisters of Mary began their work in the communities of the country in 2018 with the construction of a school for girls in Makarunge, Kisarawe close to Dar es Salaam. They now have the capacity at this school to care for 900 girls and plans for further explansion of the programmes in this country.

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