Bountiful Children's Foundation

Sagay 2

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

Adopted Indefinitely

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 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


Fanny Bustamante

Community Coordinator

Fanny is from Sagay City, Negros Occidental. Legend has it that Sagay derived its name from the semi-spherical shell called "sigay" found abundantly in the town’s many islets and shores. Fanny is married to Jose Bustamante. She has been working as a volunteer for Bountiful Children since 2015.

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

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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