Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala

 
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Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala

Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala
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Ayudame!

Ayudame!
Casa Jackson patients reach out for a last chance at life. The average stay of a Casa Jackson patient lasts 2-8 weeks. (view small | med | large | orig)

Starting Out

Starting Out
6 year old Jose on his first day, ready to start recovering. (view small | med | large | orig)

Feeding Time

Feeding Time
A nurse and volunteer work together to feed 3-year-old Laura with a syringe. Laura arrived at Casa Jackson weighing 12 pounds and was unable to feed herself. (view small | med | large | orig)

Peaceful Sleep

Peaceful Sleep
Malnutrition can affect babies even before they are born. The littlest patients at Casa Jackson started their malnutrition in the womb. (view small | med | large | orig)

Tiny Hands

Tiny Hands
Babies at Casa Jackson receive love and care from nurses and volunteers around the clock, and parents visit the center at least twice a week. (view small | med | large | orig)

The Gift of Time

The Gift of Time
December 2010 Volunteer of the Month Rafa (Spain) holds Sandra, a young malnourished girl with cerebral palsy. (view small | med | large | orig)

Catching Up

Catching Up
Besides being malnourished, Casa Jackson patients face developmental challenges. Healthy babies learn to sit, crawl, walk and talk early on. When Angel arrived at Casa Jackson, he was far behind others his age. (view small | med | large | orig)

Playtime

Playtime
The correlation between play and attention and recovery is scientifically proven. Kids who play outside their cribs eat better, sleep better, and GET better more quickly. (view small | med | large | orig)

Family Follow-Up

Family Follow-Up
Families of recovered Casa Jackson patients return for monthly check-ups. During these visits, mothers and fathers receive food donations that sustain the nutritional development of their children. (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Project Leader

Patrick Atkinson

Antigua, Sacatepequez Guatemala

Where is this project located?

Map of Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala