During our first round of Small Grants, the Foundation awarded six grants totaling $100,000 to nonprofits that
expand access to medicine, health care services, and health education to vulnerable individuals in and from
Family Planning and Prenatal Care Immigration Program
Supported approximately 350 Venezuelan women with access to health care services in Colombia, reducing maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality and diminishing complications for high-risk pregnancies.
Academic Initiative for Implementation of Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening in Venezuelan Newborns Program
Focused on supporting newborns with Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD). This program improved CCHD screening and decreased the exiting diagnostic gap.
A New Hope: Huntington Program
Focused on enhancing the lives of Venezuelans with Huntington’s disease, a rare disease that breaks down nerve cells in the brain.
Supplemental Iron and Folic Acid for Pregnant Women Program
To provide folic acid and iron supplements to approximately 200 pregnant women, preventing premature births and reducing low birth weight in newborns. Project on hold.
Mano a Mano
Provided direct medical, dental and vision care through a clinic in Riobamba, Ecuador, including free care to approximately 300 Venezuelan refugees.
Damaged operating rooms and pre-anesthetic areas repair and update project
Repaired and updated two damaged operating rooms and a pre-anesthetic area, returning them to proper functionality.
Tacrolimus for the prevention of organ rejection in transplanted patients
Provided specialized treatment for liver, heart and kidney transplant recipients to reduce organ rejection.
Volunteer doctors incentive program
Worked with doctors to incentivize them to voluntarily provide care to children in the most remote parts of Venezuela.