excellent educational system, with its own primary and secondary schools.
many of the paid teaching staff are former pequeños (those who were raised at the orphan home).
older children attend the NPH vocational school in Cuernavaca and learn a trade to support themselves. Many go on to university in Mexico City or Monterrey.
extracurricular activities are a valuable part of the pequeños’ days.
active sports program, Tae Kwon Do athletes.
in 1999, a program began to help the families living at the garbage dump of Milpillas, 15 minutes from the home of Miacatlán. The dump has since ceased operating, but still remains as a living community.
currently over 100 girls and boys are picked up by bus every day and brought to Miacatlán where they receive food and a shower before joining the rest of the NPH children in school.