Bountiful Children's Foundation

Tupiza

Bolivia 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:

  • Powdered milk
  • Cerelac

Fact from UNICEF / WHO / World Bank:

Child Wasting: 45.4 million

Wasting in children is the life-threatening result of poor nutrient intake and/or disease. Children suffering from wasting have weakened  immunity, are susceptible to long-term developmental delays and face an increased risk of death, particularly when wasting is severe.  These children require urgent treatment and care to survive. In 2020, 45.4 million children under 5 were affected by wasting, of which 13.6 million were severely wasted.

Source: Levels and trends in child malnutrition, 2021


Nohelia Tejerina Chiri

Community Coordinator

Hello, my name is Nohelia Tejerina Chiri. I am a lawyer, married, have 2 small children, and am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I am coordinator of the Bountiful Tupiza Bolivia foundation. I have been serving as coordinator for 7 years with beneficiaries from the rural and urban areas of the city. I feel happy to be able to help many children for many years and see their faces with their beautiful smiles.

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

Bolivia Gives Thanks:
Bolivia's History with Bountiful

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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