Bountiful Children's Foundation

San Carlos

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 UNICEF / WHO / World Bank:

COVID-19 Recovery

As the world responds to and recovers from the pandemic, urgent action is critical to protect maternal and child nutrition – especially in the most affected regions – and secure a future where the right to nutrition is a reality for every child.

Source: Levels and trends in child malnutrition, 2021


Maritess Cancino

Community Coordinator

Tess is a 50-year-old energetic teacher! She became a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when she was 19 years old. She served a as full-time missionary in the Philippines Naga Mission from October 1989 to April 1991. Tess is married to Jimmy Cancino who is currently serving as the Stake President of the Bayambang Philippines Stake. They are blessed with two children. Tess has been volunteering with Bountiful Children since May 2016.

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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