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Jan 24, 2019

Reaching out to those who need a BRAND NEW hand

As you already know, Sumando Manos mean "Joining Hands". Nothing more literally connected to our friends than our new project.

We are now helping Joaquin Vergara, an 18 year old student, to print hands in his brand new 3D printer to children that were born without a hand.

Since a few years ago, Joaquin has been printing new hands for free to children that need it, and it was time to upgrade his equipment. Sumando Manos has provided Joaquin a brand new 3D printer in order to help more children in need.

Though his network, Joaquin recives several requests for new hands, which he prints for free, and the new beneficiary will be Amir, from the province of La Rioja, in Argentina (picture attached).

We wish Joaquin the best of luck as he helps more and more children get that movility they desperately need.



Sumando Manos Foundation

Oct 29, 2018

Teaming up with the Red Cross

Dear friends,
as a continuous effort to reach the children in remote Communities of Argentina with different programs, we are proud to let you know that we have teamed up the The Red Cross in Argentina to provide training and education to the children and teachers of 5 rural schools and 2 satellite classroom from a Wichi community in El Soberbio, province of Misiones. The main objective of the training sessions was to prepare the members of the school community to know how to act during an emergency. They covered the following: CPR, chocking, treating hemorrhages, wounds, and convulsions, safety and personal hygiene. 
The students and teachers enjoyed the learning workshops and used the opportunity to ask questions and clarify any doubts or concerns they may have had.
This was a very positive experience overall for all involved. 
Schools in Pampa del Indio, Chaco continued receiving donations of food items for their breakfast and lunch. These schools are in very vulnerable situations and the children really depend on the food items sent to provide the children with a sustainable daily breakfast and lunch -- otherwise, for some children this is the only food the will eat during the day. 
A new school has been added to this plan and the children are very happy and thankful to be now having access to a nutritious meal on a daily basis. 
These school are also participating in the monthly pediatric visits in which a pediatrician and dentist visit the schools and give the children regular medical check ups providing any medicine they may need.
These programs are key to making sure our children are receiving education, food and medical care. We couldn't do any of this without your help. Your monthly donation is very important to the children who receive your generous help.
Please help us give these children hope for the future and the assurance of our unwavering helping hand. 
Aug 7, 2018

We continue working for you.

Dear friends,

During the second quarter of 2018 we continued to help the schools that are part of our program “Breakfast for the Children” and food shipments continued without interruption.

The schoolchildren who benefit from this program are from the small rural towns of El Soberbio, Misiones and Pampa del Indio, Chaco. Thanks to this program, they receive breakfast and/or lunch on every school day. This campaign is key, because in many of the schools admitted in this project, this is the only meal the children receive all day long. All help is welcome. With US$15, breakfast is provided to a child for a full month. For more information and donations, please visit:

In Buenos Aires, our representative, Mrs. Teresa Donaire, and her large group of collaborators continue to receive all kind of donations that she personally selects, cleans and prepares, in order to make sure that each donated item is in good condition before sending it to the different schools. Her tireless work is an example of strength and dedication for all. We’d like to recognize Tere for all her hard work and unconditional love, who is the heart and soul of our foundation in Argentina.

Tarbut school in Buenos Aires continues to carry out their Tzedaka project via Patriotic Breakfasts, collecting donations from their own students that will be shipped to the schools under Sumando Manos Foundation’s umbrella. Thanks to all the students and teachers for their commitment and dedication to helping those who need.

Great news! Thanks to a generous donation received by Ms. Mariana, the fridge needed by the School N• 808 "Antarctica Argentina" of Paraje Sta. Rita, Pampa del Indio, Chaco was sent and they are already enjoying it. This school also received several bicycles so that children no longer have to endure long walks every day to get to classes. In many cases, the distance walked by the children was of 7 miles.

Even more great news! As part of our health program, Dr. Marcelo Wirth together with a dentist, Dr. Andrea, visited rural schools in Pampa del Indio, Chaco. During the visit, they checked all the children that needed care and provided preventive medicine to many others. We will also work together so that children who need a follow-up visit or a new consultation can do so at the local hospital as soon as possible. We share photos of the E.E.P. N 734 in Lot 3, Pampa Chica.

Again, thank you so much for your continued support and we look forward to your contribution in the future.


Sumando Manos Foundation

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