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Honor Your Mom on Mother's Day & Help Save Lives

You can help us improve the quality of life for women and children in Latin America by making a gift to Global Pediatric Alliance in your mom's honor! GPA knows the love and care a mother gives impacts the family, the community and future generations. We train frontline health workers, like Rosa, in villages across Mexico and Guatemala so mothers and children get the care they need to have a healthy life. In indigenous areas of Chiapas alone, 60% more women die from pregnancy or labor-related causes than in the rest of the country. Rosa, who delivers around 180 babies a year, is gaining valuable skills to begin reversing that trend. When you donate, we will send a personalized e-card to your

GPA Recognized by Mayor's Office in San Martín Jilotepeque, Guatemala

On a recent site visit to Guatemala in May 2015, GPA's Small Grants Director Monika Jarosz and the Executive Director Stacey Ramirez were recognized by the Mayor's Office of the Municipality of San Martín Jilotepeque for helping to bring clean water to 100 of the 179 rural communities in the area, through the Small Grants Program over the past two years. By installing water filters at the water source, approximately 50,000 people now have access to clean water. Our goal is to ensure that all the 179 communities soon have clean water, a major factor impacting the health and wellbeing of children in poor communities who often suffer from gastrointestinal illnesses from waterborne causes. The p

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Global Pediatric Alliance promotes grassroots empowerment and community-based healthcare to improve the lives of women and children, and reduce maternal and infant mortality in Latin America.

Photos courtesy of Marcella Spera, Monica

Jarosz, Nikhol Esteras, and Stacey Ramirez

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