Bountiful Children's Foundation

Machala

Ecuador population: 17,643,054 in 2022
GDP per capita (US$): $1,513 in 2020

Cost to Run Program for 1 Year: $6000

Nutritional Supplements Used:

  • Cerelac (Multigrain Product)
  • Powdered cow’s milk/full-fat soy flour

Fact from UNICEF / WHO / World Bank:

Stunting: 149.2 million

Stunting affected an estimated 22.0 per cent or 149.2 million children under 5 globally in 2020

Source: Levels and trends in child malnutrition, 2021


Lupita (Lupe) de la Cruz Orellana

Community Coordinator

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.

Screenings in Machala

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

Ecuador Gives Thanks (3-video slider)

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.