Programa Velasco is a registered 501 (c) (3), U.S. non-profit organization that seeks to educate and empower families and children who are enrolled in Centro Hogar, a pre-school run by a Salvadoran non-profit organization, Asociacion Nuevo Amanecer de El Salvador (ANADES). ANADES serves urban and rural marginalized communities through projects focused on pre-school education, community development, public health care and organic agriculture.
Programa Velasco's mission is to educate and empower children and families to create social change in El Salvador. We seek to live out the values of our two pillars: empower children and families through education as well as inspire creativity and leadership in a communal savings and lending project for women. Programa Velasco also connects donors and beneficiaries to create real relationships of solidarity and friendship.