El Camino and Soto churches, the TEARS Schools and TEARS Foundation, and the Leadership & Training Centre have partnered with various groups and churches to offer community programs. Sports, health, and mentorship programs are offered to those living in the Maria Auxiliadora and Soto barrios and nearby communities. Some of the key programs include:

  • Sports programs: These include soccer and other sports programs for teens, where team leaders act as important role models for the youth participating in the programs.

  • Youth Mentorship and Post-Secondary Education grant programs: Teachers and leaders from the TEARS School and El Camino Church have started youth mentorship programs. A youth post-secondary education grant has also been established to enable youth to further their education.

  • Health programs: The medical clinic at the TEARS School offers free health care to children and their families in the Maria Auxiliadora barrio. The dispensary provides needed medications for those living in poverty.

  • Food Bank: El Camino church and Soto church have social programs providing food and supplies to those in need in the Maria Auxiliadora and Soto barrios.

  • Soto Tutoring Program: Contributes to the development of children and adolescents by promoting their wellbeing, through a participatory learning process, guiding families in social restoration. The Soto Development Centre cares for children and their integral formation, offer meals, formal education and assistance in physical and mental health.

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