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Kardias AC

Org #50700
Vetted since 2018 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
2000
year founded
$114,173
raised on GlobalGiving
6
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
Maria Santacruz
Maria Santacruz
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:

Your donations help us save lives

By Ma Dolores Fernandez | General Director

“Your baby has a heart murmur”.   No parent is prepared for those words.  Ana Sofia was only two months old and she seemed normal .  The parents were heartbroken.... Read the full report ›

Donations to Kardias go to saving lives.

By Ma Dolores Fernandez | General Director

“Your baby has a heart murmur”.   No parent is prepared for those words.  Ana Sofia was only two months old and she seemed normal .  The parents were heartbroken.... Read the full report ›

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 ›
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