Piña Palmera A.C.





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Project Description

Country: Mexico

Location: Oaxaca, Mexico

Total Budget: $3,000

Area of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment

Activity Type: Health: General

Summary: Wheelchair equipment, supplies, facility repairs, computer equipment to support indigenous people in extreme poverty with physical and mental disabilities.


Pina de Palmera, A.C. (www.pinapalmera.org), is a non-governmental organization (NGO), non profit organization located in Playa Zipolite, San Pedro Pochutla, Oaxaca. México. They support 635 people of all ages with physical, intellectual, hearing, visual and psychosocial disabilities including rehabilitation. The majority of recipients are indigenous and live in extreme poverty in the Oaxaca Mountain region. Pina de Palmera has supported people in the region for over 30 years. See Document Section History-Pina de Palmera.pdf

Needs: There is a need for wheelchairs, wheelchair repair kits, special needs bed, ergonomic chairs, special needs bed. Computer equipment is needed for rehabilitation and administrative function.


Grant will be used make needed repairs and purchase equipment in the amount of $3,000. This is needed to sustain and continue to support the program. The list of equipment is provided in the Documents Section entitled "Pina de Palmera Equipment.pdf"


The program will be completed 4 months after receiving funds. Alina Gordon, Point Loma Rotary Club International Director, has visited the site and will provide support going forward. PLRC members will be invited to participated in the support of the program.

Public Relations:

Upon completion, Pina de Palmera, A.C. will provide Rotary recognition by displaying placards, and Facebook news release. PLRC will post on website and Facebook.

Project Contact Person

District: 5340

Rotary Club of: Point Loma (San Diego)

Primary Contact: Alina Gordon

Email: alinagordon11@gmail.com

Project Status

This project is "Paid". This means that the funds from the district have been issued. This project is now being ready for implementation. When this is done, a report needs to be uploaded on the project page and the "Reported" button needs to be clicked, then the status of the project will be changed to "Reported".

Project listed for the 2021-22 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





Point Loma (San Diego) (5340)









Project Supporting Documents

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History Log Entries


by James Morrison

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by James Morrison

Project Summary & Description updated.


by James Morrison

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


by James Morrison

System Entry: Project signed by James Morrison.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Gus Goldau.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Alina Gordon.


by Elana Levens-Craig

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.


by James Morrison

System Entry: Check for DDF payment issued by Foundation Treasurer.

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