Paraguay population: 7,132,538 in 2022
GDP per capita (US$): $5,001 in 2020
Cost to Run Program for 1 Year: $6000
Nutritional Supplements Used:
- Fortified Powdered Milk
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.
Source: Levels and trends in child malnutrition, 2021
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.
This is Nilda. She is a single mother with two children. She lives alone with her children at the foot of a hill called Hü, in the city of Paraguari. In that area, they still do not have water and must carry in drums of water from their nearest neighbor, which lives 200 meters away, for their use. And to get to their home you have to walk 5 km from where the bus leaves you. Nilda is very grateful to the Foundation for the help she receives.
Pictures from Paraguarí Screenings and Nutrient Distributions
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
Greetings from the Children of Paraguay
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.