Situation in Latin America
1. More than 96,000,000 children in Latin America live in poverty.
2. Almost 4,000,000 children in Latin America are under 5 years old and are malnourished.
3. 40% of all children in Latin America do not even complete 5 years of education.
4. Over 557,000 children under the age of 5 years die each year.
5. Orphaned and abandoned children abound in all of Latin America (Mexico included)
6. There is very little money provided by each government to help orphaned and abandoned children in each Latin American country.
7. Financial help for orphaned and abandoned children in Latin America must come from non-government sources