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Second quarterly Report


During Q2, Healing Venezuela has been able to continue with the core programmes, helping thousands of people. Grateful thanks to our supporters, volunteers and especially our doctors and partners on the ground, the superheroes who continue to work tirelessly to help others. Here is a summary of what we did this past quarter.

MEDICAL SUPPLIES - COVID19

Despite the challenges posed by COVID19, and the scarcity of fuel and medicines, we continued to deliver medical supplies and COVID19 PPE to health centres in different regions of Venezuela benefiting more than 800 people.  

FOOD PROGRAMMES

COVID19 has significantly increased the risk of malnutrition and for that reason, we have expanded our food programme to support more than 250 families with children at risk.  We delivered 68,000 meals in a low-income parish in Caracas and a village in Sucre state. To track the impact of the programmes, we take measurements of the children on a quarterly basis and monitor their progress.

JUNIOR DOCTORS

With a salary of $5 a month, (yes, $5 a month!) it's not surprising that many doctors have left the country. Since 2018, Healing Venezuela has had a scholarship programme for 125 junior doctors in different regions of the country. We pay $20 a month, which covers their basic needs. The work of junior doctors is crucial to maintain medical care in state hospitals. Worryingly, at times we have struggled to fill all the vacancies but by August we expect 125 doctors will be receiving our support.

WATER SANITATION

Water quality in Venezuela is generally poor, and some hospital patients have died because of water-borne diseases. That is why we have installed water-treatment plants in the kitchens of 3 hospitals. But it's not enough to install them, we need to make sure they keep working. During Q2, we continued routine maintenance of the plants, which continued to deliver potable water to patients, hospital staff and visitors.

AWARENESS

We were honoured to be invited by Canning House and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Venezuela to talk about conditions in the country. Many thanks to Andrew Lewer MP and Ms Cristina Cortes, CEO at Canning House, for their commitment and support.
We continued working with the UN and various international NGOs to develop a framework for involving diasporas in humanitarian responses.

HOW WE DID IT

As a charity run by volunteers, we continue to be amazed by the support we receive not only in the UK but from other parts of the world. Highlights in Q2 include a Mother's Day fundraising concert in Germany and some lovely gift messages from Venezuelan celebrities. And of course, we have many volunteers in Venezuela who distributed medical supplies, built open-air ovens for their local community, prepared meals and much more.

THANK YOU!

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