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Café con Leche

Café con leche” school, is settled in one of the poorer areas of Santo Domingo. In 1990, Marisol Jimenez was a young student in pedagogy.
After two summers of volunteering for nearly 700 children of the El café Barrio, Marisol understood her mission: to teach on a regular basis and establish a permanent school.
Today, the school has over 500 students who attend morning and afternoon classes. The school Café con Leche (Coffee with milk, referring to the different shades of skin color of its students) is now supported by the government and gives over 400 children the possibility of education and a better future.


Margarita Cano, Foco Foundation: marocano@hotmail.com


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