Bolivia

Healing Little Hearts in Bolivia

New Program

Each year approximately 2,000 Bolivian children are born with a congenital heart defect. Today less than 5% of these children are receiving the care they require. Gift of Life International is working to develop a strategy to begin providing hope to more and more of these children. Over the past year, we have conducted 3 Surgical and Catheterization missions in addition to screening over 100 children. Additionally, we have developed a strategy to empower the local healthcare professionals to treat these children in their country of birth. 

Accomplishments to Date:

37 Children Treated
$90K Invested
3 Missions Conducted

Focus in 2020:

We will conduct 3 Surgical and 1 Catheterization training visit to empower the Bolivian healthcare professionals while providing treatment for 45 children with heart disease. 

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Impact of Your Donation

$50

Could provide regular exams following surgery

$100

Could provide medicines needed to ensure a healthy recovery

$250

Could provide 6 months of nutritional assistance prior to surgery

$500

Could provide one year of nutritional assistance following surgery