May we share our work with you?
street kids

Matraca, A.C.--not affiliated with a church or the government--cares for homeless and working kids in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.  Started in 1991 by the Jesuit priest Luis Fernández, Matraca's purpose is to promote, support, and help these young people. 

Read about the work of Matraca in Spanish by going to our Mexican website

For more about Matraca in English click on either of the images on this page.


image of a Mexican girl with roses

If you wish to donate to Matraca, send a tax-deductible check made out to WCCI and designated for "Matraca" to
WCCI c/o Dave Van Etten
702 Cree Drive
San Jose CA 95123-4614

As money is collected, a check will be sent to Matraca by registered mail, with heartfelt gratitude.

You may also donate directly to Matraca at this address:
 la cuenta del Banco es a nombre de: MATRACA A.C. Banco: Scotiabank Inverlat Dirección: Revolucion # 787 Edificio Plazuela.  Colonia Centro. C.P. 91000 Xalapa Veracruz, México. Numero de cuenta: 044840056012712103
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