Amistad Canada
Oakville, ON

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Charity information

(416) 888-6212
857317259RR0001
14 - 2530 Sixth Line, Oakville ON, L6H6W5

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1) Education and Supervision of Midwifery Training Program: Our agent, CASA, trains midwives and integrates them into hospital settings and provides ongoing training and evaluation of midwife student performance. Project start: Sept 2010. 2) Amistad/Biblioteca Cdn. Education Project: Our agent, La Biblioteca de San Miguel de Allende, provides after-school education, books and scholarships for less-advantaged students. Project start: March 2011. 3) Rural Library Development and Maintenance: A second project with CASA brings libraries and reading workshops to elementary schools and daycare centres in rural communities. Project start: Sept 2012. 4) Scholarships for Post-Secondary Education Our agent, Jôvenes Adelante, provides tuition assistance for less-advantaged university students. Project start: March 2013. 5) Contribute to teacher salaries & supplies in a Literacy Through Art program provided by the Children's Art Foundation. Start date: May 2016. 6) Support bursaries & career grants for Mexican opera students via a program provided by Opera de San Miguel. Start date: May 2016

1) Dental Van Project: Maintenance of mobile dental van fleet and purchase of one new dental van all in service of health/dental visits and services to poor rural communities; Provided by our agent Patronato Pro Ninos - Project start January 1, 2017. 2) Amistad Angels Kitchen Project, based in local schools, supplies nutrition education services and food programs to poor communities; Provided by our agent Feed The Hungry - Project start: June 1, 2017 3) Health clinics provided by our agent, Ninos Incapacitados, offers family counseling and financial assistance to pay for on-going and/or major medical expenses for families with children who have serious disabilities or life-threatening illnesses. Project start: September 1, 2017