Adopt a Child


Adopt a Child

"Adopt a Child" is a program aimed to support Andean children in need. One part of the program is to brighten up those children´s Christmas by helping their families to fulfil their wishes. Those children´s wish-lists include all the common things that any child would like to be given.

 

This year, we along with our generous donors were able to bring Christmas gifts, school supplies and clothes to children at the remote community of Cochayoc.

However, we intend to provide support to children any time of the year!

 

How can you help us?

 

 

  • You can donate warm winter clothes for children and babies from high Andes living in the altitude ranging from 3,850 to 4,550 m.a.s.l. (12,632 to 14,928 f.a.s.l.). It means there is cold all year round. The children usually lack everything. For instance, warm sweaters, jackets, warm trousers, gloves, hats or scarves.
  • Toys are also much desired as most of families cannot afford them.
  • Wellies/rubber boots.
  • Shoes or slippers.
  • New(!), warm socks.
  • School briefcases.
  • School supplies.
  • Children´s and/or babies´ blankets.
  • Children´s and/or babies´ pillows or cushions for sleeping. 
  • Nappies for babies.

 

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