Welcome to Villa Infantil
Villa Infantil is a home for abused, abandoned, or orphaned children on the southern shore of Lake Chapala in Jalisco, Mexico. Here you will find a loving family of 27 children from the ages of 1 to 17 and their dedicated caretakers. The love and respect the children are given are precious gifts that allow them the chance to live joyful and fulfilling lives. Learn more about Villa Infantil.
Villa Infantil depends entirely on the generosity of our supporters. We thank you for your help. Whether you donate your time, a meal, or a monetary gift, all are accepted with gratitude. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.
Make a child’s dreams come true.
Support the children and the nuns who love and care for them. Your donation helps provide food, clothing, medical care, and more.
Give the gift of a brighter future.
For as little as $30 a month, you can provide a child with a quality education. Your support covers all education-related expenses for one child.
Share your time and your love.
Read a book to the children. Join our lunch program. Help organize fundraising events. Or just stop by and visit. A simple thing can mean the world to a child.
The History of Villa Infantil
The story begins in April 1996 in a small house in Guadalajara, Mexico, where three sisters of the Order of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Saint Joseph cared for over 30 children, including newborn babies and infants. Some of the babies were without any known families, others were abandoned due to extreme poverty and other circumstances that forced parents to give up their child. Read more