Organization:

Meals4Hope

Meals4hope promotes and supports projects that help communities feed the children in some of the poorest areas in Venezuela.

Click here to visit their website

Project Location:

San Félix, Bolívar State, Venezuela

Bastion: Helping to help
Photo courtesy of Meals4Hope
Bastion: Helping to help
Photo courtesy of Meals4Hope
Bastion: Helping to help
Photo courtesy of Meals4Hope
Bastion: Helping to help

Objectives:

Meals4Hope has established a Nutritional Recuperation Center in the community of Brisas del Sur in San Félix, Bolivar State, Venezuela to treat kids, between 0 and 12 years old who are malnourished or face severe malnutrition.

The objectives of the program are:

  • Reduce children mortality by malnourishment through early detection and treatment of kids in risk of malnutrition or already malnourished.
  • Provide individual nutritional, medical and therapeutic support to children in need.
  • Promote breastfeeding and improve babies’ nutrition by providing mothers with nutritional supplements.
  • Prevent malnutrition by promoting good nutrition habits and training.
  • Encourage women active participation in these activities to strengthen the community’s capacity to meet its own needs and care for children at risk.

Beneficiaries:

  • 50-60 kids between 0 and 3 years old
  • 90-100 kids between 4 and 12 years old
  • 30-50 lactating mothers
  • 200 attendees to nutrition workshops
  • 25 women trained in nutrition and health practices

Status:

On Going

Sector:

Health

Grant:

Between $10,000 to $50,000

Fiscal Sponsor: American Venezuelan Engagement Foundation

Dates:

First agreement: June 2018 to May 2019

Renewed until May 2020

Reports:

Complying with the agreement brokered by Bastion between the donors and Meals4Hope, the organization sends quarterly reports and a final report at the end of the year.

At the same time, Bastion commissions independent reports as part of the services it provides to its donors.

You can find all the reports here (in Spanish).

Bastion: Helping to help
Photo courtesy of Meals4Hope
Bastion: Helping to help
Bastion: Helping to help