“The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.”

Thomas Paine


Please  select your favorite project and click on the image

  • General Fund

    Your generous donation will be applied to the most urgent need of a school. Matching grants are often available to double the value of your contribution. Paypal donations (please click on the Paypal logo)

  • Sailfest

    Sailfest is the main fundraiser for our charity. Donations to our two “sister” organizations, made via the Los Niños website, qualify for U.S. tax-deductible status. Paypal donations:

  • Carol´s Rice and Beans

    “Carol´s Rice & Beans” program. Provides supplemental nutrition at low-income schools to ensure that even the most disadvantaged child receives a healthy lunch. We also organize an annual Raffle to collect funds for this program. Read more. Paypal donations:

  • Natasha’s “Buy a Desk” Program!

    Provides a $45 usd school desk at one our new rural primary schools built in partnership with Rotary International and the City of Zihuatanejo. Paypal donations:

  • Outfit a student

    Outfit a primary school student for a year with a school uniform, shoes, backpack and class supplies for a donation of $95 USD Paypal donations:

  • Building fund

    In partnership with the City of Zihuatanejo, Rotary International and Por Los Niños de Zihuatanejo, a fund has been established to build safe permanent schools on land donated by the city and the State. Paypal donations:

  • School supplies

    Teachers are currently trying to make do with just a few blackboards and very limited supplies. They need nearly everything; more blackboards, charts, maps, diagrams, vocabulary & math flashcards, and other vital teaching tools. Paypal donations:

  • Athletic fund

    Recognizing the need to nourish young bodies as well as young minds, we welcome funding for playground equipment, such as soccer & basketballs, nets and outdoor games. Paypal donations:

  • Art fund

    Construction paper, crayons, colored pencils & markers, compasses, child scissors, drawing paper, coloring books and craft kits will permit these children to explore their creative talents. Paypal donations:

  • Scholarships

    For 350 USD you can change the life of a bright young scholar forever, enabling them to continue with their schooling. Paypal payments:   

  • Summer camp

      For only US$35 you can sponsor a child for Summer camp. Monday to Friday, 4 hours a day.  Let’s make the summer meaningful for the children instead of just playing in the streets. Paypal donations!


Important Notes:

1. Our sister association in the United States, Los Niños, is a 501(c)(3) has tax-exempt status as a public benefit charity. Donations are accepted through Los Ninos and make your contributions tax deductible.   

2. In the unlikely event that a particular need is over-subscribed, we may redirect your donation to the most closely related need.

100% of ALL funds go directly to helping the children.