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Christmas Campaign

Every December, UBECI celebrates the holiday season with our market children who would otherwise have to go without gifts. The average family we serve has three children and runs on a household income of $5 per week, leaving no extra money for gifts during the holidays. 

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School Kit Campaign

This campaign takes place each year throughout the month of September. We raise funds to provide children returning to school with the supplies that they would otherwise not have access to. We give them a boost of confidence and excitement leading in to the school year, thus aiding their motivation to study and learn.

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Medical and Dental

This project runs in conjunction with International Medical Aid (IMA), an NGO that holds clinics in at-risk areas throughout the world. We work with IMA to provide medical checkups for all the children we work with at the markets and provide the necessary medication to the children. Furthermore, we aim to increase awareness amongst children […]

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Play, Do, Learn

URGENT

Project Play, Do, Learn focuses on developing the children’s self-esteem and minimizing work hours in the markets. Our work ensures that every child in our program has a safe environment to develop social skills and a positive identity. 

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Summer Program

The Summer program helps children who are on summer break from their regular school routines with a positive and social atmosphere. Children receive a structured and constructive learning environment.

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School Support

Most of the children in South Quito have limited time to commit to school work and learning because they must contribute to their families’ livelihood. We help them excel and stay in school by providing a structured learning environment.

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