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CENIT: Centro Integral de la Niñez y Adolescencia

CENIT welcomes people from all religions or creeds and offers educational, psychological, and medical programs, as well as job training, to working children and their families. Its hope is that with these services, the children and their families might improve their quality of life.

CENIT complies with all the requirements of Ecuadorian law with regards to charities and is registered with the Ministry of Social Wellbeing (MIES). CENIT is situated in the south of Quito, near the Camal Market, well-positioned to help families in some of the most impoverished regions of Quito.

We believe that in order to achieve positive change in the life of an individual, it is necessary to work with his or her family and the community. As a result, CENIT has helped children and family members regardless of gender for many years now and that is why we finally decided to change the organization’s name from ‘Centro de la Niña Trabajadora’ to ‘Centro Integral de la Niñez y Adolescencia’.

However, due to the fact that girls tend to have a disproportionately large workload, we place special emphasis on helping them. Because of the variety of programs we have, we can confront the diverse problems of working children.

Latest News

  • Visited La Universidad de las Américas

    Yesterday we visited La Universidad de las Américas, where students of Corporate Communication and Publicity presented their projects: develop CENIT’s new logotype and support CENIT’s communication department through various initiatives. Thank You to the whole team of UDLA, CENIT really appreciates your generous support!

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  • CENIT Volunteers

    On June 19th, CENIT volunteers participated in the fair of the health center in Chiriyacu. Students from several schools from the Chiriyacu community attended the fair where they were able to talk to medical providers, set up appointments for medical services, and learn about their rights as children and responsibilities. CENIT volunteers dressed up as

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  • 24th anniversary

    Cenit celebrates the 24th anniversary since its founding on April 20th, 1991. We have decided to renew our image, keeping in mind the factors for which our organization and community continue to grow. The new image is simple and efficient, without many elements, colors and is easy to remember. The colors were chosen to transmit

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  • Thursday is chess club day!

    Every Thursday morning, CENIT’s library Lorraine turns the library into a chess club where students develop strategic thinking skills and enjoy challenging their classmates. Every week students may answer a chess related question and win a book.

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Phone: +593-2-265-2861, ext 4

Address: Huacho E2-63 y Jose Peralta
Barrio El Recreo
Quito, Ecuador