Social Labs signs an agreement with Christel House to provide professional support to students and alumni of the institution.
The mission of Christel House Mexico is to help children and young people in poverty to become self-sufficient and responsible individuals in their society through a robust educational programme, character development, health, nutrition, family assistance, vocational guidance and employment inclusion.
Christel House is more than a school; It was established in 1998 by its Founder Christel DeHaan and currently benefits 5,340 students and alumni through nine learning centers, located in Mexico, India, Jamaica, South Africa and the United States. The student retention rate is 99%, 100% of them have their physical and emotional health monitored, as well as psychological and pedagogical care. 75% of Christel House alumni either continue with higher education or work.
- In the last two years, extreme poverty increased in CDMX by 163%, reaching 400,400 people, according to CONEVAL reports.
- In the 2020-2021 school year, about 846,000 students stopped attending school, the most basic education. (Mexican Institute for Competitiveness, A.C.) [IMCO].
- The unemployment rate in Mexico fell to 3.2% in the 2nd. quarter of 2022 up to 1.9 million people, with a reduction of one percentage point compared to the level of the same period of 2021. (INEGI).
Due to the difficult situation experienced worldwide by the COVID-19 pandemic and inflation, an unprecedented crisis has arisen with strong and unfortunate effects in various areas; one of them, and of great relevance for the development of the country, is education.
For Christel House México, it has become an essential necessity to achieve adequate management that effectively addresses the risk of school dropout in which our population is immersed, for which it is essential to seek the constant evolution of students, who in these moments are in a strong vulnerability with their families. Likewise, Social Labs is a socially responsible company and is committed to helping and contributing in this fight.
It is necessary to understand that poverty is combated with education, for this reason, it is urgent that society become aware and contribute to be able to build a new present and a better future, for which reason, promoting the intellectual and professional development of young people must be a constant work and focused on the benefit of Mexican society.
Social Labs, is a superior software development boutique for the generation of disruptive innovations for large companies and corporations in America, Europe and Asia, in the health, energy, tourism, technology, banking, insurance, transport, automotive, fast-moving sectors. and consumer goods; Thanks to his extraordinary commitment, within a framework of trust and institutional friendship, an agreement has been signed between the Founder and CEO of Social Labs, Mr. José Vicente Ruiz, and the Executive Director of Christel House México, Mr. Javier Alarcón Benet .
Said agreement has the objective of developing and potentiating the talent of the students and alumni of the institution, Social Labs will develop and offer specialized courses and strong market demand in technology issues, and in support of their professional development, it will also will create a job bank, with job opportunities from Social Labs or with Social Labs partners from the technology sector.