The project proposes a comprehensive approach (biological, psychological and social) to family groups from low-income households that according to the Ecuadorian Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC) are located on the poverty line and have at least a member between 0 and 5 years of age. The project will implement in each family humanitarian activities of promotion, prevention, diagnosis, intervention, recovery and rehabilitation, aligning itself in this way with the goal of a dignified life that the country pursues by improving the health and life conditions of the family. The beneficiary population will be 100 families.
The project will implement humanitarian activities of promotion, prevention, diagnosis, healing and rehabilitation in each family.
The following are the goals of the Project:
1. Reduce the propagation of communicable diseases and reduce the incidence of non-communicable diseases and their consequences; through the promotion of 6 prevention programs.
2. Prevent the spread of the main diseases detected, through awareness campaigns and social mobilization, based on the 5 prevention programs.
3. Prevent cases of physical and intellectual disability that are derived from the diseases or injuries detected
4. Reduce the morbidity rate in children under five and their mothers.
5. Improve access to essential medical services, to community leaders in the field of health, and to health care personnel for mothers and children.
With the help of Fundación Valle Interoceánico-Centro Médico Rotario. www.funvain.org. That has a Rotary Medical Center that has been equipped with funds from MG and GG since 2006 and has all the technical, technological and human resources to meet the goals of the project will deliver reports, every things 3 months, of morbidity and progress of the project to the president of the local monitoring committee.
The funds will be used to apply the following programs:
1- Healthy Child Control: Health charts, trimestral checkups, nutrition status, lab tests, optometrist procedures, odonthologist procedures, psychological evaluations).
Activities will begin once the funds of the global grant is received and will run for 12 months.
2- Educational Control: Drug prevention, Sexual education, accident and desease medical care
3- Family Planning: Birth control workshops, workshops to prevent and reduce STDs, Nutrition workshops
Local Rotarians will be involved in:
• Project design
• Obtaining funds for financing
• Monitoring and evaluation of project goals
• Allocation of funds
• Payment to suppliers
• Review of backups prior to disbursement
• Approval of beneficiary families
International Rotarians will be involved in:
• Allocation of funds
• Monitoring and evaluation
Activities will begin once the funds of the global grant are received and will run for 12 months