X-Ray Machine for Kids & Babies in Rural Andes

 
$5,565 $17,935
Raised Remaining

Summary

Poor families in the countryside of Ecuador have been bringing their children into our hospital with fractures and pneumonia. We need to purchase and operate a new X-Ray machine to diagnose these!

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Rural families lack access to health care in Latin America. Andean Health is providing QUALITY and AFFORDABLE care to the rural population. Children suffer everyday from sicknesses like pneumonia and minor or major bone fractures.

How will this project solve this problem?

By purchasing a new X-Ray machine, we can easily diagnose more children everyday preventing their illnesses from getting worse or having to travel far distances into the capital city.

Potential Long Term Impact

Diagnosing illnesses early improves the overall health of the community. The X-Ray machine services will also bring in new revenues since patients can use their public insurance at our hospital -- contributing to the hospital's self-sustainability.

Funding Information

This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.

Additional Documentation

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

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Organization

Project Leader

Laura Dries

Director of Development & Administration
New Berlin, WI United States

Where is this project located?

Map of X-Ray Machine for Kids & Babies in Rural Andes