Casa del Niño

Casa del Niño

Salta, Argentina. September 11, 2010.

The poverty in the province of Salta is not directly visible from the capital’s fancy street cafés, yet hundreds of thousands of people live in slum areas around the city, and poverty is ubiquitous in the region. Casa del Niño supports impoverished, often terminally ill children by giving them care and shelter during their treatment in the children’s hospital in Salta.

Name: Casa del Niño, Salta
Aim: to support sick children from a poor background during their hospital treatment in Salta
Since: 2006
Staff: 3 staff members and about 10 volunteers (national and international)
People Reached: about 300 children stay in the Casa del Niño each year
Contact: http://www.casadelniñosalta.org.ar
casadelninosalta@yahoo.com.ar
Donation: 400 pesos (101 USD)

Casa Del Niño supports sick children from a poor background during their hospital treatment in Salta, Argentina. It has founded in 2004. Currently 3 staff members and about 10 volunteers (national and international) are working. About 300 children stay in the Casa del Niño each year.