There are about 135 students ranging in age from five months to 16 years. They come from various rural communities with some travelling for up to four hours to receive treatment and education.
Un Nuevo Amanecer (A New Dawn) is a Mexican non-profit civil association that operates a school and offers support services for children with developmental problems and other disabilities in La Crucecita, Bahias de Huatulco, Oaxaca.
Through programs in Santa Maria Huatulco, La Crucecita, Copalita, and the surrounding communities UNA strives to:
The Amistad Canada Special Education Support Project will contribute to the purchase of school supplies and specialized education equipment and to the salaries of three therapist/teachers.