Colombia population: 50,882,891 in 2022
GDP per capita (US$): $5,335 in 2020
Cost to Run Program for 1 Year: $6000
Nutritional Supplements Used:
Fact from UNICEF / WHO / World Bank:
Child Stunting: 149.2 million
Stunting is the devastating result of poor nutrition in-utero and early childhood. Children suffering from stunting may never attain their full possible height and their brains may never develop to their full cognitive potential.
These children begin their lives at a marked disadvantage: they face learning difficulties in school,
earn less as adults, and face barriers to participation in their communities.
Globally, 149.2 million children under 5 suffered from stunting in 2020.
My name is Blanca Solorzano Mercado. I have 3 beautiful daughters, 27, 24 and 21 years old. The oldest is a returned missionary. Thanks to her, I am a coordinator with the Foundation. She knows my charisma towards children, and she knows that this beautiful service is an honor since it is the most beautiful part. I’m glad I can contribute by bringing the children a little help so that they grow healthy and strong. I wish I could give them more. In the region where I live there are too many children who are waiting for help to survive. The cute faces are the best reward we can have when visiting them.
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.
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
Blanca from Colombia's Message to Donors
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.