Health
 Colombia
Project #8674

Give prosthetic legs for 100 Children in Colombia

by Mahavir Kmina Artificial Limb Center
Aug 16, 2013

25 going on 26. Thank you!

Mahavir Kmina Artificial Limb Center has been working since 2007 in the manufacture and provision of prostheses for people who have lost their legs and cannot afford a regular solution. We have had beneficiaries from all the Colombian territory, even though we only have one office at La Estrella, Antioquia. This fact makes our job even more special: we pay for the beneficiaries’ transportation, hotel accommodation and psychological support.

With this specific project our goal is to provide 40 children with prostheses. So far we have raised USD $12,830 that have been translated into 25 prostheses. We are missing little for the 26th prostheses which is why we want to thank our donors for making this achievement possible.

Almost every six months, a child needs the prostheses to be changed -this occurs because they grow and can´t wear the old prostheses. We encourage you to share the word about our project so a lot of children are able to walk again or to have new prostheses that fit.

You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and our Youtube channel and be updated of our advances.

Thank you very much for your support!

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Mahavir Kmina Artificial Limb Center

Location: La Estrella, Antioquia - Colombia
Website: http:/​/​www.mahavir-kmina.org
Project Leader:
Juan Rodrigo Mejia
Executive Director
Itagui, Antioquia Colombia
$35,095 raised of $60,000 goal
 
540 donations
$24,905 to go
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