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“ADOPT A GRANDPARENT” PROGRAM

WHAT Adopting a senior citizen living in poverty by donating a monetary gift that will allow them to attend a center that provides them food, health assistance, activities and socialization.
WHYTo provide Peru's poverty stricken senior citizens dignity in their final years.
WHERELos Martincitos La Programa Especial de la Tercera Edad" ("The Special Program for the Third Age.")
Villa El Salvador – Shantytown”
Lima, Peru.


Program Description

A total of nine groups function in Villa El Salvador alone. These groups typically have a director, a treasurer, a social worker and one or two medical personnel.

The center consists of a main room, a clinic, a class room and kitchen. A courtyard is available for the seniors to socialize outdoors.


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