Compass Children's Charity

Compass Children's Charity

Charity information

Compass Children's Charity

Compass Children's Charity work to raise funds and awareness for street children, victims of trafficking and vulnerable children living in situations of high risk in Central America.

Founded 1999

  • Mission statement

    Care, rehabilitation and legal aid services are provided to homeless and at risk children in Honduras, Nicaragua , Guatemala and Mexico. Each year approx 10,000 children of which approx 2,000 are in full time residential programmes of their own choice are assisted, our project partners are not for profit NGO's. The key function is to protect and defend the rights of vulnerable children via proactive advocacy programmes.

    In the UK we raise awareness of children's rights and funds for our partner projects via outreach work with schools, churches , community groups and individuals and provides volunteer placement opportunities to suitably qualified individuals both in overseas projects and in the UK.
    Compass Children's Charity - a voice for street children - together we can make a difference

  • Aims

    Compass Children's Charity aims to:

    • To advance public education about the position of urban poor children in Latin America
    • To relieve the poverty of urban poor children in Latin America, particularly through the provision of hostel accommodation, rehabilitation services, vocational training and legal aid.
    • To prevent ill treatment of urban poor children in Latin America
  • Overview

    Established: February 1999

    Registered Charity Number: 1073903

    Board members: 3

    Full time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 20

    Phone number: 01536 526447

    Address: The Business Exchange Rockingham RdKettering Northants NN16 8JX

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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