ICM is a registered faith base organization. We improve the safety and protection of children; the purpose is to provide adult care and supervision and ensure access to social services and psychosocial support. Through our programs we build into our kids a strong feeling of self-importance, restoring their sense of dignity and pride in themselves. We want them to forget that they were ever poor.
We are dedicated to breaking the Cycle of Poverty by delivering a sustainable solution to the problem of urban and rural child poverty. We work to give the life of every indigent child a meaning; we want them to forget that they were ever poor and give them a hope and a future.
We envision a world in which orphaned, deprived, excluded and vulnerable children in the inner cities live free of poverty and fulfill their God-given potential, thus becoming responsible and self-reliant adults, profitable to the society.
Approximately half of the world’s population now live in cities and towns. In 2005, approximately 1 billion people [one out of three urban dwellers] were living in slum conditions. These locations, which we refer to in this document as the inner cities, are the focus of our work. We have a mission to the children who live in these inner cities.