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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

Argentina

Todos Juntos: Sonrisa – Providing disadvantaged children with a reason to smile

Bolivia

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.

Brazil

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.

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.

Colombia

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.

Costa Rica

Corcovado Foundation -Creating the environmental leaders of the millennium: environmental education programme

Ecuador

Yanapuma Foundation – giving PCs to a community

Guatemala

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

Breastfeeding Support project – support and teach new mothers how to breastfeed using the Kangaroo program.

Mexico

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

Peru

Villa Maria – a school which is a beacon of hope in its community, offering disadvantaged children an education and the chance of a better life.

Amantani –  The Graduate Programme will help girls in the Boarding Houses to graduate from school and to transition into their new lives.

Current and past projects

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Corcovado Foundation

Costa Rica, Current projects, Projects
Creating the environmental leaders of the millennium: environmental education programme
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La Vida Villa Maria Dia De La Bandera

Villa Maria

Current projects, Peru, Projects
A school which is a beacon of hope in its community, offering disadvantaged children an education and the chance of a better life.
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La Vida -Viva A Vida

Viva a Vida

Brazil, Current projects, Projects
Young people will undertake workshops in Drug Prevention, Life Plan activities and Community Prevention Activities
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Cuca Legal

Brazil, Current projects, Projects
Cuca Legal welcomes disadvantaged children and teenagers and their families giving them a new perspective on life
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Fundesoc- Environmental Education Task Force

Bolivia, Current projects, Projects
A pilot programme to raise awareness of the importance of environmental issues and improve waste management within schools
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Pasitos De Luz

Pasitos de Luz – New Life Mexico

Mexico, Past Projects, Projects
Providing 10 litres of powdered milk a day for 40 disabled children
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Ecological Stove

Ecological Stoves – New Life Mexico / Small Change 4 Big Change

Guatemala, Past Projects, Projects
Building Ecological Stoves for families living in rural Guatemala
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Corpolatin

Corpolatin – Children of the Andes

Colombia, Past Projects, Projects
Corpolatin is Colombia’s most-used chidren's helpline.
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Amantani

Amantani – Graduate programme

Current projects, Peru, Projects
The Graduate Programme will help girls in the Boarding Houses to graduate from school and to transition into their new lives.
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La Vida Poder Joven

Poder Joven

Colombia, Current projects, Projects
Preventative program that helps at risk children to find a better alternative to the street
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La Vida Todos Juntos - Sonrisa Clinic

Todos Juntos – Sonrisa

Argentina, Past Projects, Projects
Providing disadvantaged children with a reason to smile
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Acao Forte

Ação Forte

Brazil, Past Projects, Projects
Improving the lives of 50-60 teenagers directly and up to 1200 indirectly within the community of Campinas through our youth education programme
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La Vida - Helping Hands Ramiro's Graduation

Helping Hands

Bolivia, Current projects, Projects
Helping hands is a true dream for all the young people so they can finish their studies.
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La Vida -New Life Water House

Water Houses – New Life Mexico

Mexico, Past Projects, Projects
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.
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La Vida -Amistad

Amistad – San Cristobal Primary School

Mexico, Past Projects, Projects
Providing clean drinking water and healthy meals to primary school children.
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La Vida - Clinica

The Clínica de Beneficencia Project

Mexico, Past Projects, Projects
Treating over 8000 patients a year, the hospital offers medical services to those with no other access to medical care in its vicinity
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