Guatemala has the fourth highest malnutrition rate in the world and the highest malnutrition rate in Latin America. Malnutrition can stunt growth and cause developmental problems and other health problems such as heart disease, diabetes and kidney damage. PBS recently did a report about malnutrition in Guatemala, focusing on the same region where BB Inc. […]
Our tilt fundraising campaign for our children’s vitamin program in Guatemala ended last night and was a great success. $2,316 was raised by the campaign. We are thrilled that we will be able to provide vitamins for an entire elementary school this coming year. The students will not only be healthier but they will be […]
Vitamins make a live-saving and life-changing difference. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 80% of the Mayan children in the highlands of Guatemala are malnourished. Children who receive needed vitamin supplements become healthier, feel stronger, have more energy, are better able to focus and do better in school. Working with the director and teachers […]
Having just returned from our sixth humanitarian trip to Guatemala, we’re very excited about the progress of our projects there. This trip we saw and treated 400 patients, mostly women and children, in our medical clinics and handed out thousands of children’s and prenatal vitamins. Plus we distributed hundreds of pounds of black beans and […]
We are preparing to make our sixth trip to Guatemala at the end of May to conduct medical clinics, expand children’s and prenatal vitamin programs, distribute preschool workbooks, and work on other projects. Check out highlights from our 2013 trip to Guatemala to see more on the types of activities we will be doing there.
In July 2013, we made our fifth trip to Guatemala. We held medical clinics in four different locations in the Lake Atitlan area in Guatemala, seeing around 400 patients. The clinics took place in San Lucas Toliman, San Andres, Los Robles and Tocache. In addition to these clinics we made some house calls and went […]