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Kardias AC

Org #50700
Vetted since 2018 Site Visit Verified
2000
year founded
$109,677
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
2
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Kardias was founded in 2000 with the concern to improve the quality of comprehensive care of children with congenital heart disease, led by Dr. Alexis Palacios Macedo, Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon. Dr. Palacios Macedo had trained as a Fellow of Dr. Charles Fraser in Texas Children's Hospital, and wanted to replicate the best practices he learned back to Mexico. He started as chief of surgeon in the Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery Program of the National Institute of Pediatrics (INP). Here he became keenly aware of all the needs that the hospital needed in order to improve the reach and outcomes. This is when Kardias was born, to help fundraise to fill the gap between what was ... read more

Project Leaders
lola fernandez
lola fernandez
Alicia Athie
Alicia Athie
Team
Maria Dolores Fernandez, Nora Cerezo, Alicia Salgado, Laura Cordero
Organization Information
Avenida Paseo de la Reforma 365
Colonia Cuauhtemoc
Mexico City, 06500
Mexico
525518750173
Organization Information
Avenida Paseo de la Reforma 365
Colonia Cuauhtemoc
Mexico City, 06500
Mexico
525518750173

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Matias new opportunity at life

By Ma Dolores Fernandez | General Director

In Mexico, waiting lists in public hospitals sometimes seem endless, and during that time, the lives of many children with heart conditions hang by a thread. Kardias, determined to change that fate,... Read the full report ›

Jades chance at life.

By Ma Dolores Fernandez | General Director

We are very grateful for your kindness and generosity; they have made a significant impact on the lives of many children in need of heart surgery. We are thankful for your willingness to make a... Read the full report ›

Sofias story

By Ma Dolores Fernandez | General Director

This is the is the story of Sofia, a little girl who was born into a very poor family in a small village, Ixtapan del Oro, Mexico.      Shortly after her birth the doctors... Read the full report ›
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