Donation Options

Pediatric Services in Remote Areas of Argentina



Since 2005, the pediatric visits reach out to more than 7000 children at risk and their communities, providing food and critical medical and dental attention and teaching fundamental health care. Your help supports periodic medical examinations helping children fulfill their hopes of a bright and healthy future. This project will cover annual expenses related to provide pediatric service and food for schools located in Tucuman (2), Salta (1), Misiones (4), Santa Fe (1), Bs As (3), Chaco (5)

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

There is a current sanitary and nutritional emergency in more than 4000 schools throughout Argentina. The difficult task of providing critical medical services to these areas threatens the lives of an entire generation of children. This situation is aggravated by the lack of sanitary and education attention, the irregular or scarce government aid, and the precarious infrastructure located in places with difficult accesses due to their geography and climate.

How will this project solve this problem?

Through periodic medical visits we provide nutritional complements to targeted children. They are enrolled in an annual health care control plan that facilitates the nutrition and growth follow-up. Our doctors teach the children and their families about preventive health care that promotes better habits within the community and they also provide medical treatment. In several cases, children will receive these medical, dentist and ophthalmologic services and vaccination for the first time ever.

Potential Long Term Impact

Sumando Manos Foundation is helping several communities with medical and nutritional needs. Since our visits started in 2005, to date nutrition deficiencies have decreased 60%, dentistry problems such as cavities 54% and common skin diseases 25%. The preventive health care education combined with healthy nutrition produced results that can be measured not only statistically, but also with prospects of a brighter future. Integrate Health, Nutrition and Education programs is key for their future.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $58,228
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $8,773
Total Funding Goal: $67,000

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


Donate by US Mobile Phone

Text GIVE 8535 to 80088 to donate $10 to Pediatric Services in Remote Areas of Argentina. Message and data rates may apply. Only works for US mobile phones.
TXT MSG from our lawyers: Note that your $10 donation will be made to the GlobalGiving Foundation-Pediatric Services in Remote Areas of Argentina project. Charges will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance. All purchases must be authorized by the account holder. You must reply YES to the confirmation message. You must be 18 years of age or have parental permission to participate. Text STOP to 80088 to stop all communication. Text HELP to 80088 for help. Message and data rates may apply. Full Terms: Privacy Policy:
An anonymous donor will match all new monthly recurring donations, but only if 75% of donors upgrade to a recurring donation today.
Terms and conditions apply.
Make a monthly recurring donation on your credit card. You can cancel at any time.
Make a donation in honor or memory of:
What kind of card would you like to send?
How much would you like to donate?
  • $10
  • $15
  • $25
  • $50
  • $100
  • $300
  • $10
    each month
  • $15
    each month
  • $25
    each month
  • $50
    each month
  • $100
    each month
  • $300
    each month
  • $
gift Make this donation a gift, in honor of, or in memory of someone?


Sumando Manos Foundation

Miami Beach, Florida, United States

Project Leader

Guillermo Donaire

Miami Beach, FL United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Pediatric Services in Remote Areas of Argentina
Great; we do too!
Enter your email address to receive updates from this project and from GlobalGiving
We respect your privacy.