Nutre Hogar Chiriqui is a non-profit organization that treats 40 severely malnourished children who are transferred from the malnutrition ward at Hospital Materno Infantil Josè Domingo de Obaldia.
Malnutrition is a severe problem that affects the poorest sectors of our province. In Chiriquì 40% of the population lives in extreme poverty with the districts of San Lorenzo, San Felix, Remedios, and Tole being the ones with the highest incidence of malnutrition. These facts place Chiriquì as the province with the highest poverty and malnutrition levels in Panama.
The main objective of Nutre Hogar is to save pre-school children (newborns up to 6 years of age) from severe malnutrition and the irreversible physical and intellectual damages that it causes in children. A child`s stay at Nutre Hogar depends on the degree of malnutrition, but it usually ranges from 3 to 8 months.
The treatment of children suffering from malnutrition requires a specialized diet, adapted to the specific needs of each child. At Nutre Hogar a medical team periodically supervises the children`s development, providing vitamins, medicines and other treatments until recovery is completed.
Once the child is healthy and returns home, we provide an educational program with the family. This program helps in the prevention of other malnutrition cases and serves as a community awakening to other parents.
To give you an understanding of the scope of our Mission…we need $25,000.00 a month to keep our center in operation.
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ONLY THROUGH THE TRUST AND SUPPORT OF ALL THE PEOPLE AND COMPANIES THAT BELIEVE IN OUR MISSION, CAN WE CONTINUE TO CARRY ON THIS LOVING WORK.
THIS IS WHY WE ARE ASKING FOR YOUR KIND DONATIONS. HOPEFULLY NUTRE HOGAR CHIRIQUI WILL COUNT EVERY DAY WITH MORE HELPING HANDS.
PLEASE HELP US GIVE A “HOPE OF LIFE” TO ALL THE CHILDREN IN PANAMA THAT SUFFER FROM MALNUTRITION.
Donations from U.S. Citizens and Corporations
Donations of $1,000 or more to Nutre Hogar Chiriqui from U.S. taxpayers can be made through our trusted partner, Friends of Amigos de Boquete, a U.S. 501(c)(3), so that the amount of your gift is tax-deductible under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
To make your gift please email Philip McGuigan at email@example.com with your preferred telephone number and he will call you to review next steps.