Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala

 
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has received 4 donations
    • 5 months ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $120,234 from an original funding goal of $150,000!
    • 5 months ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has received 17 donations
    • 6 months ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Story of Medeline
    By - Jose Arevalo - Benefactor Services Director
    Story of Madeline   Rosa , originally from the department of Escuintla is 28 years old and been dealing with the difficulty of raising her two children, 14 year old Rosa and Madeline who is 1 year and 9 months old. Rosa was never able to receive education due to the lack of economic resources in her family growing up....
    • 7 months ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has received 16 donations
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has received 14 donations
    • 8 months ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has received 25 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has received 14 donations
    • 10 months ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Carta de Casa Jackson
    By - Jose Arevalo - Director of Benefactor Services
    Gene and Sue Jackson of Dickinson, North Dakota, USA, founded Casa Jackson in October of 2008. The Jackson’s, who had offered their assistance various times to ANA as volunteers, were impacted by the statistics of malnutrition in Guatemala and the lack of appropriate and available resources to help the children and...
    • 11 months ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has received 12 donations
    • 11 months ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has received 243 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    A Girl Named Kimberly
    By - Jose Arevalo - Director of Benefactor Services
    CASA JACKSON – A GIRL NAMED KIMBERLY Here at Asociación Nuestros Ahijados we are aware that many things can be either easy to do or delicate to accomplish, but there are no impossible tasks for us this is the reason why we hold our breath every time we know one of our kid’s health is in danger. We know we...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    History of Maria Amarilis Antonio Miguel
    By - Jose Arevalo - Director of Benefactor Services
    Amarilis is the daughter of Efrain Miguel and Maria Miguel Francisco, who live in Comunidad San Vicente Guanagazapa in the state of Escuintla, Guatemala.  Amarilis is the youngest of four and has 3 older brothers;  Francisco Antonio Miguel who is 12 years old, Moises Estuardo Antonio Miguel who is 8 years old and...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Donate today and save the life of a baby at Casa Jackson!
    By - Morgan Charlton - Sponsorship Coordinator
    Baby Gerson was born on March 16, 2011 and arrived into this world with relatively few complications. Unfortunately, given the circumstances in which his family was struggling to survive, Gerson faced many obstacles from the very beginning. Gerson is one of nine siblings living in the home of his parents, Manuela and...
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has made updates to their project page.
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has received 636 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Educate a mother, save the life of a child - Sylvia and sher on learn to live with Downs Syndrome
    By - Morgan Charlton - Sponsorship Coordinator
    Silvia greets us at her front door with a smile and invites us to sit on the bed in her small but well-kept one-bedroom house where lives with her husband and two little boys. We gently ask her to tell us about the birth of her youngest son, Jose Emanuel. Lowering her gaze, she smiles at the beautiful baby sitting in her...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Every Penny Counts
    By - Megan Kadrmas - Director of Benefactor Services
    During Global Giving's Matching Campaign (June 13), every donation you send to the tiny babies at Casa Jackson will be matched at 50%! Even a donation of $10 helps our project compete for a $1000 bonus for having the most individual donors. Please, take a moment on June 13 to donate to the children at Casa Jackson. Without...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Happy Birthday, Beto!
    By - Megan Kadrmas - Director of Benefactor Services
    On May 23, we celebrated the third birthday of a very special little boy nicknamed "Beto." Alberto came to us in March 2011 at 22 months old, weighing only 13 lbs. Not only did our sweet Beto survive, he has thrived with the medical care, love, and (LOTS OF) attention he has received throughout the past 15 months at Casa...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Remembering Frank
    By - Megan Kadrmas - Director of Benefactor Services
    Frank was gravely ill when he came to Casa Jackson. The 10-year-old boy with very devoted parents had been living a nightmare for the last 2 months. Frank had always been a healthy, happy boy who loved going to school and playing soccer with his friends, his parents told us. You wouldn't know it, looking at this little...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has made updates to their project page.
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    What a year!
    By - Megan Kadrmas - Communications Coordinator
    2011 has been quite the year at Casa Jackson. Following a ABC News 20/20 global health special, this page was created as part of their Be the Change, Save a Life initiative. Thanks to your contributions, we’ve saved many lives this year. Throughout the month, you’ve read just a few of our success stories this...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Laura's Christmas present
    By - Amy Gridley - Volunteer Coordinator
    Laura arrived at Casa Jackson weighing exactly 15 pounds—impossibly tiny for a 3-year-old girl. Our staff struggled to help Laura. Due to growing up in a home where food was not regularly available, Laura was unaccustomed to eating and struggled against our staff. Over the next few months, Laura’s weight...
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    The Future for Santos David
    By - Amy Gridley - Volunteer Coordinator
    In Guatemala, Casa Jackson is known and respected for the care and support we provide to malnourished babies and their families. By providing high-quality medical care to the most severely affected infants and children and much-needed education regarding basic nutrition to their families, we offer permanent recovery to...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Changing History with Alberto
    By - Amy Gridley - Volunteer Coordinator
    When Alberto arrived at Casa Jackson in late March 2011, 2 months shy of his second birthday, he weighed only 13 pounds. His stomach was riddled with parasites and the resulting diarrhea gave him a rash so severe that his bottom was cracked and bleeding. He had been malnourished for so long that he was not only too weak to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Hope for Alex
    By - Amy Gridley - Casa Jackson Volunteer Coordinator
    Casa Jackson exists to help infants, children and families recover from chronic malnutrition and reduce the chances of it coming back. While malnutrition can often be attributed to poverty and a lack of education, our children and their families are often affected by many serious issues that make it difficult to keep their...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Alison's Success Story, Continued
    By - Megan Kadrmas - Communications Coordinator
    Casa Jackson has experienced a lot of success this year, thanks to your generous support. Our share of the hospital’s operating cost is covered for this year…and next year! This success translates directly into the number of children we are able to rehabilitate here in Guatemala, a country plagued by childhood...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has received 1196 donations
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Elias Ramirez's Journey To Recovery
    By - Brian Greer and Zuzana Jankechov√° - Long Term Volunteers
    When Elias Ramirez was brought to Casa Jackson’s malnutrition center run by Nuetros Ahijados in Jocotenango, Guatemala, he couldn’t sit up, cry or crawl. Elias suffers from a form of malnutrition called Kwashiorkor, which is a result of a protein deficient diet. At the young age of 21 months, Elias was losing...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    GlobalGiving Site Visit
    By - Clinton Misamore - Field Program Officer
    ABC highlighted The God's Child Project on the year long campaign "Be The Change- Save A Life." Why? It's probably because The God's Child Project is doing both-- instilling positive change & saving lives. Even more, they are doing a great job at both! The Gods Child Project, or as I refer to it The Garden of Eden,...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Casa Jackson Update #3: Joy in Small Packages
    By - Robert Sutton - Project Assistant
    I share with you today a story about two small “packages” and a wonderful opportunity to support malnourished children: Global Giving is offering a match of 30 percent for all donations received on March 16th, 2011. They will also award a cash prize for the project receiving the most donations. Among the many...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Casa Jackson Update #2: Josafina
    By - Rebecca Mueller - Project Assistant
    Casa Jackson is, first and foremost, a hospital for malnourished babies. Young children between the ages of 0 and 5 come to stay for couple of weeks or, in some cases, a few months, and they leave with the capacity to stay happy and healthy from that point on. We prefer to take in the smallest cases, because the smallest...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Casa Jackson Update #1: Gricelda at Home
    By - Rebecca Mueller - Project Assistant
    Casa Jackson has been hopping since we joined the GlobalGiving family in December. First, we said goodbye to several of our babies from last fall. These happier, healthier, and heavier children returned to live at home in the care of their families. We’ll see them again soon, when their parents bring them in for...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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  • Rescue a Malnourished Child in Guatemala has received 388 donations
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Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Miguel Angel Alvarez

Antigua, Sacatepequez Guatemala

Where is this project located?

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