Give the Gift of Hope to Children in Bolivia
Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in South
America. Approximately 60 percent of the population lives below the poverty
line, and life is hard for millions of families due to food scarcity and a lack
of access to health care and education. ChildFund has worked in Bolivia for more
than 30 years, and with the support and generosity of our donors, we have been
able to help improve the lives of thousands of children across the country.
Bringing Hope to Bolivian Families
One of the greatest
challenges many families in Bolivia face is a lack
of nutritious food. This can have serious consequences for children's health,
including stunted growth and delayed cognitive development.
However, we have ways to
Bolivian family received a cow from our Gifts of Love & Hope
catalog. The cow provided enough milk to feed Maria Elena's six children who
remain at home, and the surplus was given to other families in the community.
This helped ChildFund's regional partner Lucerito work toward its goal of
reducing childhood malnutrition in the area. As the cow gave birth to calves,
these animals were also donated to needy families, resulting in better nutrition
for dozens of people and a stronger sense of community.
Helping Children Learn Through Play
Even children who are
fortunate enough to attend school in Bolivia face many challenges. A lot of
preschools across the country lack the means to buy new toys, games and puzzles,
and as a result, children are forced to make do with games that are often
broken, missing pieces or otherwise damaged. Not only does this deny them the
chance to experience play like more fortunate children, it can have a
detrimental impact on their cognitive and social development.
To address this,
ChildFund's Gifts of Love & Hope catalog enables you to make a
donation and provide three
new puzzles and games to a Bolivian preschool. For just $8, you can help
children learn through play and have fun with their classmates.
Bolivia is just one
country where ChildFund operates, and our gift catalog offers you many ways to
help. From much-needed medical equipment to agricultural supplies, catalog items
fill many urgent needs. To help families in some of the world's poorest
countries, browse our Gifts
of Love & Hope catalog and make a difference today.