We support children with cancer so that they do not interrupt their treatments due to lack of transportation from their communities to the hospital in several cities of Mexico, which are from 1 hour to 9 hours away, they in their majority come rural localities. If these patients did not receive our free service they could not by their own means arrive at the hospital, for their (weekly) treatments of chemotherapy or hospitalization, since they are mostly economically disadvantaged.
These patients mostly live in about 40 marginalized rural localities, in addition their parents have other children and do not have the economic resources so that they can go weekly to receive their treatment of chemotherapy or hospitalization to hospital of medical specialties, several hours away.
Manos Unidas de Coatzacoalcos A.C. has mobile units for the transportation of children and young people with cancer and their parents, but one unit required replacement so we had to acquire another unit for which we needed to pay the monthly fees. In addition, maintaining this service on a daily basis has a cost of driver, vehicle insurance, annual taxes, social security, gasoline, highway fees, wet wipes, cleaning services, maintenance services at the agency, and other similar services (mainten
To ensure that as many beneficiaries as possible have access to the full scheme of treatment. These children or new diagnosed cases will not leave their treatments for lack of transportation while Manos Unidas by Coatzacoalcos AC can continue providing to them.
This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).