Santa Martha Foundation (SMF) is a nonprofit institution dedicated to protect the childhood in risk in Peru. We offer shelter, education, moral and spiritual support to children in poverty through programs focused on give them a better quality of life. The main reason of our work is allow them to have an integral development and ensure they have their rights respected, always with a high grade of commitment, kindness and efficacy.

Through the Integral Familiar Center "Villa Martha - Hope of a new life", we work in order to give protection and wellbeing of the poorest Peruvian childhood. Our goal is give them the opportunity to obtain the access of education, safe of the moral and physical violence that they could be exposed on their social environment. Nonetheless, we do that without disconnect them of their families. Our commitment is also teach their mother or father (or both of them) how to be a better parents, giving them the opportunity to find a job that allow them to improve the quality life of their family, while their children stay with us, during weekdays.