La Vida endeavours to directly grant funding to specific projects that relieve sickness and/or improve education in any Latin American country.
La Vida has supported projects in the following countries
Todos Juntos: Sonrisa – Providing disadvantaged children with a reason to smile
Fundesoc- Environmental Education Task Force raising awareness of the importance of environmental issues and improve waste management within schools
Helping hands – helping young people to finish their studies.
Cerniquem – free treatment for children from low income families who have suffered burns in the family home.
Ponseti Project La Vida’s first project. We trained 556 orthopaedic surgeons throughout Brazil, who helped 5000 children just in 2008 using the Ponseti technique to treat clubfoot.
Nosso Instituto promotes education about sexuality and new models of women’s health based on science, gives access to long duration contraception methods, train health professionals, and build support networks.
Cuca Legal giving disadvantaged children and teenagers and their families a new perspective on life.
Viva a Vida citizenship and drug prevention workshops for young people
Ação Forte improving the lives of teenagers and their families through an youth education programme
Combu – windows for the school classrooms to keep out the mosquitos.
SIAO Orphanage – a plantation project to provide a regular income for the orphanage.
El Rio Foundation – educational, sporting and environmental projects to positively impact the local community
Corpolatin – Children of the Andes – Colombia’s most-used chidren’s helpline.
Poder Joven -preventative program that helps at risk children to find a better alternative to the street
Antorchas de Vida – a computer room and first aid room at a centre for street kids.
Corcovado Foundation –Creating the environmental leaders of the millennium: environmental education programme
Yanapuma Foundation – giving PCs to a community
Educate – community library– A project to empower children and young people in Honduras through supporting community-driven initiatives focused on education
Project Somos – An eco-sustainable community aiming to break the cycle of poverty in Guatemala by providing quality education and healthy food to families in need.
Maya Midwives – Breastfeeding Support project – support and teach new mothers how to breastfeed using the Kangaroo program.
Ecological Stoves – Building Ecological Stoves for families living in rural Guatemala
The Spina Bifida Prevention Project – a campaign to promote the consumption of folic acid which prevents Spina Bifida
Escuela Republica de Francia Project Children now have a safe environment to learn and play in and have the proper equipment to develop their extra-curricular skills
Fondo Guadalupe Musalem – supporting disadvantaged young women, mainly from rural, indigenous and Afro-Mexican communities
Mano Vuelta – An equitable life and rights with a gender, intercultural and anti-racist perspective
Pasitos de Luz –Providing 10 litres of powdered milk a day for 40 disabled children
Water Houses – The school water houses give children access to clean drinking water every day and they can also fill bottles to take home to their families.
Amistad – Providing clean drinking water and healthy meals to primary school children.
The Clínica de Beneficencia Project the hospital offers medical services to those with no other access to medical care in its vicinity