Bountiful Children's Foundation

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Philippine’s 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:

  • 6-12 months – Cerelac
  • 13-24 months – Alaska powdered milk
  • 25-36 months – peanut butter + MNP (micronutrient powder)
  • 37-60 months – MNP (micronutrient powder)
  • Pregnant and Lactating Mothers – peanut butter

Fact from the World Health Organization:

Micronutrient-related Malnutrition

Iodine, vitamin A, and iron are the most important [micronutrients] in global public health terms; their deficiency represents a major threat to the health and development of populations worldwide, particularly children and pregnant women in low-income countries.

Source: WHO Fact Sheets - Malnutrition, 2022


Luvidina Ballan

Community Coordinator

Ludy was born on May 7, 1968 in Fatima, Tabaco City and is the second of nine children. She became a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in November 1979. She served as a full time missionary in the Philippines San Pablo Mission from 1991-1992 and was married for time all eternity to Ramil Ballan in 1997. They have five children. Ludy is a teacher by profession, a Red Cross instructor, and active in community service. She’s been the Branch Relief Society President in her local congregation for 8 years. Ludy has been volunteering with Bountiful Children since 2014.

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 supplements, and follow up on infant development.

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Considering A Donation?

100% of your donation goes directly toward helping children in need! Overhead costs are covered by generous board member donations.

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

A 2020 Christmas Thank You from Children of the Philippines

Bountiful's Mission

Our mission is to nurture the potential of infants and toddlers to lead healthy, productive, and self-reliant lives by eliminating malnutrition. 100% of every dollar donated is used to help children in need.

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