Nutrition For Venezuelan Children

New campaign--Nueva campaña:
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New campaign--Nueva campaña:

www.gofundme.com/manosalaobraporvenezuela2019 


**Descripción en español abajo**


Grateful to Anyone Reading!

I am a Scientist that is passionate about eliminating hunger throughout the world.

I have connections with passionate Venezuelans dedicated to see their country at peace and free from the hands of a dictator.
My friends have created an organization in Cabimas, Venezuela by the name,  "Manos a la Obra por Venezuela"---meaning "Let's do it for Venezuela (All Hands on deck)." 

I feel compelled to reach out to connect those that have a desire to help the many Venezuelan families that are suffering. The funds will be used to provide nutritional support to Venezuelan children suffering from malnutrition. I plan to update this campaign with details of how the funds are being distributed.  I am a Grateful American raising her voice to potentially prevent child deaths due to starvation in a beautiful and resource rich country that is experiencing a humanitarian crisis that is not as well publicized in North America.  Thank you for reading :-)          
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https://panampost.com/pedro-garcia/2017/02/08/interview-how-bad-has-venezuelas-malnutrition-problem-really-gotten/

Excerpt below:

Eighteen years after Chavez came to power, the food crisis in Venezuela is disastrous.

At least 300 thousand Venezuelans, according to the Catholic University Andrés Bello, eat garbage. 
Malnutrition in the poorest communities reaches humanitarian crisis levels, and there are almost daily complaints of people dying in hospitals from malnutrition.

For 17 years, Fundación Bengoa has been investigating nutrition in Venezuela and Coordinator Maritza Landaeta spoke to PanAm Post about the current state of the country’s problems with food. Landaeta said Venezuela’s food crisis should be constituted as a crime against humanity, one that has already compromised the country’s future.

Current articles:      

http://www.unhcr.org/news/stories/2018/8/5b6055e14/hunger-despair-drive-venezuela-indigenous-groups-flee.html 


 https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/12/17/world/americas/venezuela-children-starving.html                           

http://www.businessinsider.com/poverty-in-venezuela-forcing-parents-to-give-children-to-state-2016-12

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/venezuela/article208758099.html

https://reason.com/blog/2018/04/30/another-socialist-success-venezuela-impo

How exactly will I be delivering the funds to the organization?  
I currently live in Florida, USA. Funds will distributed from a bank in the USA to Venezuela to meet GoFundMe's terms.
The President of Manos a la Obra por Venezuela will receive the funds wired directly. **Due to the crisis, updates will be made as needed to describe usage of funds** 
The donations will enable the immediate purchase of supplies for meal preparation. If the emergency situation does not enable purchase within their community, I will ship what is feasible from Miami.

Cabimas is a city on the shore of Maracaibo Lake in Zulia State in northwestern Venezuela.

For more information on this Organization, please refer to their Instagram and Facebook pages:
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THANK YOU!  ¡MUCHAS GRACIAS!

**Please note: The WePay payment processing fee is 2.9% + $0.30 per donation**

MANOS A LA OBRA POR VENEZUELA


¿Quienes somos?
Una Organización sin Fines de Lucro que trabaja por los niños y niñas en situación de alta vulnerabilidad social.

En la Fundación MANOS A LA OBRA POR VENEZUELA se les brinda una mano amiga en estos momentos de crisis humanitaria, donde muchos pequeños se van a la cama sin nada en su estómago por el simple hecho de no tener nada para comer.
Nuestro deber como organización es devolverle la esperanza de un futuro mejor. Somos garantes de sus derechos, previniendo toda forma de maltrato, abusos y riesgos psicosociales, de hambre y desnutrición.
Como fundación acogemos a los niños, niñas y adolescentes en situación grave de desnutrición y hambre en nuestro país.
Nuestro Compromiso es un aporte para que los objetivos de desarrollo del milenio lleguen a ser realidad en Venezuela. Queremos que los niños y niñas sean lo primero. Que prevalezcan sus derechos, que no se pierdan en el círculo vicioso de la Pobreza, que ninguno padezca HAMBRE y que no abandonen el sistema educativo.

Te invitamos a ser parte activa de esta organización y pongamos MANOS A LA OBRA POR VENEZUELA y sus niños!

 

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    • $5 
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    • $10 
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    • 12 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

NR Gutierrez 
Organizer
New Orleans, LA
ManosALaObra PorVenezuela 
Beneficiary
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