Vehicle for Elderly Services

A microproject by Proyecto La Nueva Esperanza, Inc


Our organization need to buy a new vehicle. We are spending too much money in two vehicles repairs: 2006 Dodge Caravan (mileage 134,055) and 2002 Ford Econline (mileage 112,400). They are used to distribute meals at the elderly participant homes, take them to medical appointments, pharmacy and/or to the grocery store. They are used to go to other offices in our town, also to San Juan or Ponce, over 65 miles (104 km) away for trainings, meetings or delivery or pick up documents.

total goal
monthly donors


With actual vehicles our driver and passengers are not safe while doing their tasks. Maintenance and repair expenses are frequent, vehicles have parts and aesthetic problems, driver fears a breakdown while in duties. After two hurricanes hit Puerto Rico in September 2017 there are less donors and volunteers because of their individual situations. For 2018 grant donations have been decreased and many services will be impacted. Our organization don't have enough money to buy a new vehicle.


Contributions will help us purchase a new vehicle. Maintenance and repair expenses will be reduced. Driver and participants can be relax being in a safe vehicle. Personnel can be more productive with their tasks instead of bringing the actual vehicles back and forth to the mechanic or rescheduling activities.

Long-Term Impact

A new vehicle will help us to provide the elderly a better transportation service because the vehicle will be in good condition. Our personnel will be in time for meetings, trainings or to deliver and pick up documents locally or in places that are far from our community. With donations for a new vehicle our elderly services will continue normally.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Organization Information

Proyecto La Nueva Esperanza, Inc

Location: San Antonio, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico
Project Leader:
Idalia Acevedo
San Antonio, Puerto Rico
$1,285 raised of $10,000 goal
7 donations
40 days left
$8,715 to go
Enter donation amount (minimum $10)
Donate Now
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. View other ways to donate
Add Project to Favorites

Help raise money for this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page for this project.

Start a Fundraiser
This microproject is connected to:
Microproject Disclaimer

Every microproject is intended to use the donations it receives in accordance with its stated description; however, it is important to provide project leaders with the flexibility to maximize the potential benefit from the donations they receive. This means that your donation may be used as a part of the main project that supports this microproject, specifically Support Elders in San Antonio, Puerto Rico. In this event, the project leader is required to post an update to the microproject detailing the results and reasons behind this change.

If you or any other donor is unhappy with the way their funds have been used, he or she can reallocate their donation using the GlobalGiving guarantee.

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.