The term ‘Street Child’ is used to refer to a group of vulnerable and marginalized children whose lives are spent either living or working on the streets.
According to Unicef, 40 Million Street children live in Latin America and the Caribbean
Children end up on the street Due to abuse, poverty and family breakdown
Children on the streetS are often subject to abuse, neglect and sexual exploitation
Avanse is a 501(c)3 nonprofit whose mission is to advance the lives of street children in Latin America and the Caribbean.
for Our Partners
Avanse connects with small grassroots organizations
that are deeply embedded in the communities that we serve.
We have extremely low fund raising costs - We only spend 7 cents to raise 1 dollar.
Highly Efficient Programs
Only 9% of our project costs are spent on overhead expenses-- this means 91% of the money we donate goes directly to the kids we seek to aid.
Our Model & Strategy
We believe in customized solutions to address specific needs. Our model of using the skills of our community of supporters to provide customized solutions to solve very specific problems sets us apart from other non-profits that offer a one-size fits all model.