After one year away The Cleft Foundation is excited to return to Guatemala. In January of 2017 TCF will be sending six volunteers to distribute vitamins and deworming supplements to the community of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.
What We Will Provide
Thanks to an amazing donation from Vitamin Angels we are expecting to serve approximately 500 women and 4,000 children under five years old. In total we will be distributing:
1000 doses of Vitamin A 100,000 IU, enough for 1000 children 6-11 Months
2000 doses of Vitamin A 200,000 IU, enough for 1000 Children 12-59 Months
4000 doses of Albendazole 400 mg, enough for 2000 Children 12-59 Months
170,100 doses of Multivitamins - enough for 473 Pregnant and Lactating Women
Post Mission Adventure
January 6 - 8 the TCF volunteers will be taking a group trip to the Mayan ruins in Tikal and Laguna Petexbatu. If you are interested volunteering with TCF visit our website and fill out an application.
Thanks and Appreciation
We are extremely excited to return to Central America and to continue the work begun in January of 2016. A special thanks to everyone who supported this mission and to Vitamin Angels for supporting The Cleft Foundation.