¿Why does HECAT exist?
HECAT was born in 2011 with the desire to contribute to the reconstruction of our social fabric, designing a program focused on families with low economic resources that seek the opportunity of a high-quality education for their children.
Mexico’s population is estimated around 130 million inhabitants, out from which a 45.5% suffers from poverty.
The current unemployment rate and meager wages, ranging from $3.10 to $3.34 USD a day, has triggered a crisis in our region and has enabled the spread of organized crime, violence and insecurity day by day. Our country registers a 5.25% unemployment rate, while Coahuila a 6.36%, being the second highest in the country.
Further alarming is the fact that Torreón registered a 7.7% unemployment rate, being the highest in our state with 28 thousand unemployed citizens.
preschool to middle school, which seeks to counter dropouts in basic education.