Sharing with the Patients at the Hospital
South American Initiative provided urgent support to Dr. Miguel Malpica Hospital located in Guacara, Carabobo State, Venezuela. This Hospital houses over 500 patients in a facility made only to hold 200. SAI have had a very rewarding experience serving all the patients and their families. There is a great number of children and adults who don't receive three basic meals required for a balanced diet in order to get a proper recovery. None of the public hospitals in Venezuela provide the right amount of nutrients needed. Proteins are not included on the menu in all hospitals. SAI was there to save the day by providing proteins, vegetables and fruits. SAI helped to provide more than 2500 meals to malnourished patients in the hospital and their families who visited.
SAI also visited Vicente de Paul Shelter located in Naguanagua, Carabobo State Venezuela where there are over 150 elderly people. We distributed over 380 pounds of food consisting on pumpkins, yams, potatoes, tomatoes, oranges and herbs such as coriander, parsley, chive and celery to make over 1000 meals at the homeless shelter.
We also cared for the homeless people who live on the streets. We visited one of the most crowded bus terminals located in Valencia city, Carabobo State Venezuela. There were more than 100 people sleeping on the streets among children and adults. SAI provided over 80 nutritious meals for all, consisting on rice, chicken and vegetables and warm loving attention from volunteers.
The malnourished people are expressing their sincere gratitude. Without your kindness and generous support it is very difficult for us to serve the destitute and needy in time. South American Initiative staff and volunteers thank you for all your support with our global efforts.
Distributing Food for the Hospital
Meal to be Distributed To The Homeless
People Waiting for Meals Distributed by SAI