The Hospital Daniel Bracamontes in Potosí, Bolivia was in desperate of medical supplies. Potosí is the poorest and most dispersed department in all of Bolivia so Yapay Bolivia set out to gather as many supplies as they could to help get the hospital what it needed.
The Hospital de Ninos is located in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, and is the only public hospital for children of poverty-stricken families in the broader Santa Cruz area. Their most pressing immediate need is laparoscopic surgery equipment which will shorten hospital stays and recovery time for the youngest and most vulnerable patients.
We are constructing facilities on-site at the Hospital Japonés where mothers can have improved sanitary conditions, comfort, dignity, and privacy. Construction plans include a private bathroom, shower and washing machine for NICU patients’ mothers staying in the Hospital Japonés. There will also be a private area for mothers to pump breast milk for their babies.
Musuq Sunqu, Quechua for “New Heart,” is a non-profit day care and after-school care center in Sucre serving poverty-stricken families who have recently emigrated from underdeveloped areas of the Bolivian countryside.
The Hospital Japones is a government-run hospital serving the poor of Santa Cruz, Bolivia and hasn’t been able to keep up with population growth in the area.
On the outskirts of Cochabamba, Mercedes Cortes is guiding this little community of children toward self respect and productivity in a number of amazing ways.
Established in 2001 by two Chicago physicians, Drs. Susan Hou and Mark Molitch, the clinic is funded by these two generous doctors with some limited support from other donors. In September, 2017, Sara Fisk and Ariane Dansie, directors of the Yapay Bolivia Foundation, visited the clinic with donations of medications, baby blankets, and Days for Girls hygiene kits.