Photo by: Laffay- La Isla Foundation Help thousands get kidney disease treatment English and a chance to live past 35 Dialysis drainage bags, filled with blood

La Isla Foundation

Org #11642
Vetted since 2012
2008
year founded
$18,501
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
2
projects funded

Mission

Our role is to eradicate the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) epidemic that has widowed and orphaned entire communities, and in doing so disrupt unjust economic systems in Nicaragua that impose abusive conditions upon laborers. We will achieve this through investigative research, epidemiology studies, education, and consumer empowerment. We hope for a world eradicated of man-made epidemics where workers are not employed in hazardous circumstances without adequate safety precautions; and where we as consumers empowered by information, hold corporations responsible for exploitative practices, so that human rights and fair trade policies are universally implemented. La Isla Foundation seeks to em... read more

Projects (2)

English and a chance to live past 35
Nicaragua / Education
Help thousands get kidney disease treatment
Nicaragua / Health
 
Project Leaders
Jennifer Rock
Jennifer Rock
Katie Stark
Katie Stark
Linda Glaser
Linda Glaser
Dorien Faber
Dorien Faber
Team
Jason Glaser, Ilana Weiss, Darryl Tam, Yheizzi Otero, Purvi Patel, Y-Vonne Hutchinson, Jen Rock, Katie Stark
Organization Information
http://www.laislafoundation.org/
Facebook Page
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P.O. Box 816
Ada, Michigan 49301
United States
6165601044

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 1570953909
Organization Information
http://www.laislafoundation.org/
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
P.O. Box 816
Ada, Michigan 49301
United States
6165601044

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 1570953909

Project Reports

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Dec 4, 2014
Felices Fiestas desde Nicaragua!
Happy Holidays from Nicaragua! The La Isla Foundation staff and volunteers recently celebrated Thanksgiving here and we have our gratitude for your support more in mind now than ever. Sincere thanks...
Sep 9, 2014
Improving Care for Those in Need
Our work to improve life-extending treatment for those sick with Chronic Kidney Disease of nontraditional causes (CKDnT, formerly CKDu) is moving forward. To improve quality of care for those...
Jun 3, 2014
New Advances with the Fight to End CKDu!
BIG THANKS to all of you who have supported this project! You are part of improving vital healthcare in Nicaragua. And as we mentioned before, without your support we never would have received a huge...
 
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