Volunteers for Interamerican Development Assistance

VIDA is a non-profit organization providing dual service to both Latin America and Northern California by collecting surplus medical supplies and equipment from health institutions, diverting them from landfills, and shipping them to Latin American hospitals and clinics that rely on such donations for the provision of basic health care.
Jun 14, 2011

Global Giving is matching donations on June 15th!

Hello to all who follow our work in Lima. This project is one of many we are supplying all year round in Lima and throughout Peru. We are able to provide life saving supplies because every month - people like you care and donate. Well this month your donation can have more impact! Give on Wednesday the 15th!

GlobalGiving’s second Bonus Day of the year is coming up and this gives donors a chance to magnify their support!  On June 15th, GlobalGiving.org will be matching all donations at 30% up to $1,000 per donor per project while funds last. There will be $75,000 available in matching funds.

Please help us support our work in Peru by donating on June 15!

Thank you!

Jun 14, 2011

Global Giving is matching donations on June 15th!

Entire villages were wiped out during the Sacred Valley floods last year. GONE. VIDA served 36 mobile micro clinics during the emergency that are now recipients of long-term assistance to support the healthcare needs of the poor. Many are still living in tents as they wait for government asisstance. Any donations made will be life-saving.

GlobalGiving’s second Bonus Day of the year is coming up and this gives donors a chance to magnify their support!  On June 15th, GlobalGiving.org will be matching all donations at 30% up to $1,000 per donor per project while funds last. There will be $75,000 available in matching funds.

Please help us support our work in Peru by donating on June 15!

Thank you!

Mar 15, 2011

First Quarter 2011 Report

This is a VIDA micro project helping HIV+ young mothers protect their newborns from infection. The work of the clinic is all volunteer and the financial support is needed for basic supplies.

This clinic support is one of 94 micro-clinics supported throughout Peru that VIDA provides medical supplies to on an ongoing basis year round as part of general operational support to over 200 clinics in Peru. VIDA now provides primarily basic medical supplies and equipment to these clinics rather than formula which is now supplied by a partner.

 The San Camilo Home (HSC), a non-profit founded in1995 n the largest cloister of an old convent of the Camillus Monks, for the purposes of accommodating, accompanying and attending to people with HIV/AIDS living in extreme poverty, encouraging a path to health where the value of life is given the greatest priority.

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