Project #5296

Help Colombian Children with Chronic Malnutrition

by Conexion Colombia
Feb 14, 2012

Helping children combat malnutrition

We ended the year 2011 with the care of 756 children, 46 mothers in pregnancy,  91% of their babies were born with normal weight and size, were treated 396 mothers and their children in early childhood training and educational groups who were trained in different themes handled according to your needs, such as healthy lifestyles, pregnancy: an encounter with life, breastfeeding, enfermedadesprevalentes in early childhood, among others, these groups were conducted training and so pedagogically fun, it had the support of entities belonging to different local networks that handle issues related to our mission.

These people belong to our three nutrition centers located in the town of Usaquén of the City of Bogota. This particular group who are being treated individually have been motivated to continue their recovery process for the year 2012 both these children and their parents, some of them have been referred to other local entities to coordinate actions and services to lograrsu full recovery and influence effectively in promoting and preventing problems of emphasis malnutrición.Nuestro care children in early childhood continue crónicay dedesnutrición problem with direct knowledge of the habitat of our families beneficiaries and their environment that allows us to better guidance and advice to its various problems.

With the support of our donors and sponsors of our children achieve for the year-end festivities, play and recreational activities can enjoy theme parks and recreation, parties and Christmas presents as they enjoyed in the company of their families, it should be noted that all our beneficiaries belong to strata 1 and 2 whose families have meager resources económicosya its use is informal, many mothers heads of families who live with their extended families

After evaluating our service with our people, we observed a greater understanding of the importance of physical exercise and  eating well. The mothers developed activities in the hands craft workshop making some subsequent economic income support its domestic economy and expressed their satisfaction to our donors and their support. 

To our benefactors who have supported our children, a special thanks, inviting them to hopefully personally know us, we sent some pictures of special activities in the new year,



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Organization Information

Conexion Colombia

Location: Bogota, Cundinamarca - Colombia
Website: http:/​/​​
Conexion Colombia
Project Leader:
Martina Cocco
Bogota, D.C. Colombia

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