Everyone Needs a Friend

Our Story

Amigos del Tren started July, 2014, when Marcelo Gonzales moved to Irapuato, Mexico. One day, while going to town, Marcelo stopped at the train crossing and watched as the train, or The Beast (La Bestia) as locals call it, passed by with its cargo. But on this day, the cargo was not its’ usual train cars. It was full of people. They were holding on tightly to the top of the train as it sped through the city.

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A Friend can Restore Hope


Joining in their Journey

Since that first trip to the tracks in 2014, Amigos del Tren has now helped more than 5,800 migrants. We have opened up our doors to women and children that need shelter through the night, and have taken those in need of medical attention to the hospital.

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We would love to hear from you.

Amigos Del Tren is an organization of Mundo Inc., Cleveland, TN.

Contact us at:  amigosdeltrenmexico@gmail.com