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Kardias AC

Org #50700
Vetted since 2018 Site Visit Verified
2000
year founded
$66,144
raised on GlobalGiving
3
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

Projects (3)

Project Leaders
Ana Luz Diaz
Ana Luz Diaz
lola fernandez
lola fernandez
Team
Ana Luz Diaz Smith, Maria Dolores Fernandez, Nora Cerezo, Alicia Salgado, Adriana Degante
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:

Nov 19, 2021
The possibility of a future.
On behalf of Kardias, we want to thank you for your incredibly generous gift. The funds you provided allow us to provide the best pediatric cardiac health care in Mexico. The choice you made by...
Jul 29, 2021
Brother and sister receive surgery on the same day
Arturo and Violeta are siblings, Violeta is three years older than Arturo and both were born with a heart defect. They both had surgery on Children's Day, Arturo at 3 pm and Violeta at 6 pm....
Apr 12, 2021
Blancas Journey
The day Blanca was born at a public hospital, her parents were told that the girl had several heart problems. The initial diagnosis in that hospital was Tetralogy of Fallot, so the family was directed...
 
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