Volunteers for Interamerican Development Assistance

VIDA is a non-profit organization providing dual service to both Latin America and Northern California by collecting surplus medical supplies and equipment from health institutions, diverting them from landfills, and shipping them to Latin American hospitals and clinics that rely on such donations for the provision of basic health care.
Baby formula for HIV+ teen mothers in Lima, Peru
 
VIDA ships baby formula and many, many other necessary medical supplies and equipment to a variety of clinics such as Hogar San Camilo a clinic in Lima, Peru. In addition to taking medical care of the impoverished, there is a wing devoted to caring for late term HIV positive teenagers. The goal being to deliver the babies HIV free by cesarean and to feed the newborns so that they have a greater chance at living healthier lives. This is just one of the hundreds of clinics supplied with your gift. project reportread updates from the field
Providing Medical Relief after Ecuador Earthquake
 
This project will fund the shipments of emergency supplies and equipment to the central hospital in Guayaquil which was devastated by the most recent earthquake. Supplies and equipment will also be shared with the clinics in the smaller towns whose infrastructure was destroyed. VIDA is anticipating sending 5 containers in 2016 with a cost of $10,000 per containers. project reportread updates from the field
Emergency Earthquake Medical Aid to Chile
 
A 8.4 magnitude earthquake hit central Chile on September 16th, damaging hospitals around and north of Santiago. VIDA has connected with our local partner FEDES to supply needed medical supplies to those hospitals and clinics serving Chile's impoverished citizens. project reportread updates from the field
Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti hospitals and clinics
 
Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic tropical storm in almost a decade, is bearing down on Haiti. The hurricane presents an unprecedented disaster for southern Haiti. It will leave famine and disease in its wake. VIDA USA is prepared to ship medical supplies and equipment shipment with our shipping partner Otis McAllister to benefit our partner St. Damien Hospital, a premier hospital in Haiti that provides all services free of charge.
Machu Picchu, Cusco, Sacred Valley Disaster Relief
 
The people of the Cusco region experienced flooding, slides and water born diseases. Local clinics thoughout the region will need supplies to serve the overwhelming medical care needs. We will be supplying the clinics with basic medical supplies. Our commitment is long term. project reportread updates from the field
Send Medical Relief to Peru's Earthquake Victims
 
This project ships $1.5 million in donated medical supplies and equipment to Peruvian doctors, clinics and hospitals serving victims of the devastating 8.0-magnitude earthquake. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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