We started this new year celebrating the Christmas holidays with our children and adolescents, with great joy, enthusiasm and faith they received the Three Wise Men, thanks to our donors and allies we were able to deliver their gifts. Also we celebrated with the traditional thread and chocolate.
In addition, school activities were resumed in the different school grades, carpentry, blacksmith, bakery and handicraft workshops were also resumed. Soccer, boxing and taekwond training also began, with the purpose of promoting sports activities and improving their physical condition, promoting the importance of sport and teamwork.
The small kids of the house are participating in a baby ballet workshop, where in addition to learning dance techniques, they are developing aspects such as their motor skills, flexibility and coordination. Thank you to all of our donors and allies for continuing to contribute to our cause.
The situation we face in Mexico derived from COVID-19 continues to be complicated for all non-profit organizations in terms of resources, but so is the context in which education for children and adolescents is being developed. At PACO IAP despite the difficulties and obstacles that have arisen in recent months. Currently we have 54 children and adolescents who are studying from preschool to undergraduate level, thanks to the pedagogical area we have been able to multiply efforts and in addition to online classes, continue to provide regularization to each of the children, mainly to the laggards. or educational or some other problem that hinders their learning.
Computer, crafts and bakery workshops also continue, in which our children complement their learning in the classroom and acquire new skills for their psychomotor development and in the future, they may have better job opportunities. We have adopted all our facilities according to the needs of the beneficiaries and the health guidelines, thanks to your donations, we have the possibility of having trained personnel committed to our mission but mainly to the education of each of the children.
The health center of our delegation comes constantly to monitor all children and adolescents and our collaborators can assist in case of presenting any symptoms. We have also received updated training to improve logistics and continue caring for our children and collaborators during the pandemic.
We live in difficult times; the world is going through an unprecedented event that has taken the lives of thousands of people around the world. Mexico's condition is also delicate; People in vulnerable situations are those who are most exposed to the ravages of the crisis caused by COVID-19. However, united with love and effort we can move forward.
The situation of the institutions that serve people in vulnerable conditions has been complicated; Many of our friends have suspended or reduced their donations, their financial situation has been affected by the pandemic. But various organizations have helped us, with financial or in-kind support.
Thanks to your support we have been able to follow all the recommendations for the prevention of COVID-19:
Constant hand washing
Use of antibacterial gel
Sanitization of spaces
Use of face masks
Application of sanitizing liquid at the entrance of the institution
Use of sanitizing mat
Distribution of masks and masks to collaborators.
On behalf of the entire IAP Community Promotion and Action team, we want you and your family to be very well, today more than ever we must be united, so that solidarity and empathy for others allow us to continue helping the most vulnerable.
We attach a file with detailed information on the actions we have taken to prevent COVID-19 infections. Please help us share, we include an English version and a Spanish version.