International Aid programe - Fundación Aladina
 

Aladina around the world


Where there is a sick child, Fundación Aladina is there to help.
After many years fighting against childhood cancer in Spain, Aladina has expanded its reach and now collaborates with special projects around the world.

"The Healer", our president’s second film was the first ever film to donate 100 % of its proceeds to the fight against childhood cancer and other serious illnesses worldwide.
It gave us a chance to visit many countries and start working with amazing local organizations, many of which Aladina continues to support.

Aladina’s magic has travelled as far as Lebanon, Mozambique, Mexico, Colombia, Panama, El Salvador, Brazil, Costa Rica, Peru, Chile, Santo Domingo and Armenia, among others, n the form of major donations that will improve the lives of thousands of children with serious illnesses.

Aladina is a member of the UICC (Union for International Cancer Control)

 
 

Lebanon

Aladina donates €500,000 to the Children’s Cancer Center Lebanon!

Our biggest donation to date to an international project.

Children Cancer Center Lebanon is leading centre for paediatric oncology in the Middle East at no cost to the parents.

Children Cancer Center Lebanon is leading centre for paediatric oncology in the Middle East at no cost to the parents.
CCCL urgently needed to raise funds to ensure the coverage of adequate & comprehensive treatment to all kids with cancer in Lebanon: medically, clinically, and psychologically.

Paco Arango, Aladina’s president, donated $500.000 to fund bone marrow transplants for patients for whom it is the last resort.



Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama

Support for seriously ill children and their families

In 2020, we continued to support various organisation that are doing extraordinary work in Central America to improve the lives of children with cancer or other serious illnesses.

ALCCI, Padre Vito Guarato, Fundación Cambia una Vida and FANLYC all received a donation of €5,000 each from Aladina.



Mozambique

Comprehensive support programme for children and adults with albinism who suffer from skin cancer

Tackling the problem of skin cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa is urgent, particularly for people with albinism. It is the leading cause of death among this population. The lack of melanin to protect their skin makes them particularly vulnerable to the relentless African sun.

To help, we made a donation of €50,000 to Africa Directo, which will be used to set up a production unit to make protective sun cream in Maputo, and to support palliative care among this collective, particularly children and teens.



Mexico

“Va x mi Cuenta” canteens (Fundación ALSEA).
These canteens provide one meal a day, along with plenty of love and education, to hundreds of vulnerable children and teens under 16, who rely on this organization as their only mean to get a proper meal every day.


Casa de la Amistad for children with cancer.
Provides treatments and a safe, loving home for so many little warriors battling cancer and their parents. A safe haven and a beautiful space filled with magic and kindness.



Colombia

Fundación Sanar
This foundation has 31 years’ experience supporting children with cancer through their diagnosis and complete treatment of the illness.

Aladina made a donation of €40,000 to support our friends at Fundación Sanar, which is doing extraordinary work to help children and teenagers with cancer in Colombia.


Fundación Pies Descalzos
The singer Shakira set up this foundation in 1997 to promote quality public education for vulnerable children in Colombia, but it also focuses particularly on nutrition and the promotion of personal growth.


Fundación Ellen Riegner de Casas
This foundation supports women, men, children, and teenagers with cancer throughout the country from more disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds.



Panama

FANLYC (Fundación de amigos del niño con leucemia y cáncer)
Its mission is that no child should ever have to abandon their treatment due to a lack of economic resources. This charity organisation provides free out-patient chemotherapy and a safe and loving home for those who need it during treatments.



El Salvador

Hogar Padre Vito Guarato
A wonderful institution that cares for and protects children throughout their life when they have been abandoned by their parents on account of a disability


Fundación Ayúdame a Vivir
This organisation helps children with cancer throughout the entire process and treatment.



Costa Rica

ALCCI (Asociación de Lucha contra el Cáncer Infantil)
Our donation was used to fund a summer camp programme for children with cancer.



Guatemala

Fundación AYUVI
This foundation provides high quality services and treatments to children with cancer, particularly their hospice program.



Brasil

Associação para Crianças e Adolescentes com Câncer (TUCCA)
The work of this association focuses on both research and treatment and support for children with cancer throughout their illness in Sao Paulo.


Núcleo de Apoio à Criança com Câncer
This foundation offers support to Paediatric Oncology services in the city of Recife, supporting the children and their families for the duration of their treatment.


Instituto Desiderata
This organisation works to strengthen public policies in health and education in Rio de Janeiro so that children and teenagers receive quality basic education, early diagnosis, and excellent treatment for their cancer.


Hospital da Criança Santo Antônio
This facility cares exclusively for patients aged 0 to 18. It has specialists and technology to treat highly complex congenital illnesses that require a high degree of intervention.


Hospital Pequeno Príncipe
Integrated diagnosis and treatment centre, specialising in Paediatrics, offering children and teenagers comprehensive care until they are fully recovered.


Hospital de Câncer de Campo Grande Alfredo Abrão
This non-profit hospital offers diagnosis (consultations and examinations), treatment (surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy...)and rehabilitation (psychology, phono-audiology, physiotherapy, and nutrition) services to cancer sufferers.


Grupo de Apoio à Criança com Câncer – Bahia (GACC-BA)
This institution works to promote psycho-social, medical, and financial assistance for children and teenagers with cancer, focusing mainly on families in need.

 
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