Bountiful Children's Foundation

Cochabamba Alalay

Bolivia population: 11,922,995 in 2022
GDP per capita (US$): $3,143 in 2020

Cost to Run Program for 1 Year: $6000

Nutritional Supplements Used:

  • Gloria multivitamin mix
  • Peanuts for protein

Fact from UNICEF / WHO / World Bank:

Child Wasting: 45.4 million

In 2020, wasting continued to threaten the lives of an estimated 6.7 per cent or 45.4 million children under 5 globally.

Source: Levels and trends in child malnutrition, 2021

Sonia Soledad Martinez Goitia

Community Coordinator

My name is Sonia Soledad Goitia de Martinez. My mother was baptized when she was 9 months pregnant with me. Two weeks later I was born. I grew up in the church. When I was 21, I served in the Bolivia Cochabamba mission and after I got married in the Lima Peru Temple. I have 4 children, all of whom have served missions. I have a beautiful granddaughter of 9 months.

Thanks to my service in the Church as president of the Relief Society of my Stake, Sister Flor Tapia contacted me to work with the children of the Foundation. Since then with the greatest joy I help as coordinator of my Stake working with the mothers and children who are part of Bountiful Children. I am very blessed to be surrounded by children almost all of my life because I am a teacher of primary school children. I see how essential it is to take care of them as valuable children of our Heavenly Father.

I thank the Foundation for entrusting me with such a beautiful responsibility. I am grateful for the love that donors show towards our little ones who need support.

Bountiful's Community Coordinators

Community coordinators serve with Bountiful as volunteers. They organize other local volunteers and together conduct screenings, train families, distribute locally-purchased nutritional supplements, and follow up on infant development.

Cochabamba Alalay Photo Gallery

Considering A Donation?

All donations go toward identifying mothers and children in need, providing food supplements, health lessons, and other services. All donations are welcomed. Recurring monthly donations support community stability.

  • $8 = nourish 1 child for a month
  • $25 = nourish 3 children for a month
  • $100 = nourish 1 child for a year
  • $500 = nourish an average community for a month
  • $6,000 = nourish a community of your choice for one year

Bolivia Gives Thanks:
Bolivia's History with Bountiful

Bountiful's Mission

Our mission is to provide nutritional supplementation to malnourished children and pregnant/nursing mothers as well as to teach health and cognitive development skills to families in the areas we serve.