Saving Lives, 1 Test At A Time





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Project Description

Region: South America

Country: Venezuela

Location: Valera

Total Budget: $81,718

Area of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment

This project contributes to the early diagnosis of diseases in patients

from the State of Trujillo, Venezuela, and surrounding

areas. In addition to activating the first Molecular Biology

Laboratory in the State, to determine by polymerase chain

reaction (PCR) multiple viral and bacterial diseases, mainly

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) tests, solving the

inconvenience that has been generated by referring them

Out of state. Strengthening the early diagnosis of Human

Papilloma Virus (HPV) in patients attending the Trujillo

State Anticancer Society (SADET). This subsidy project will

allow the incorporation of HPV testing in the State of

Trujillo, as a research protocol in the detection of cervical


Primary Host Partner

District: 4380

Rotary Club of: Valera

Primary Contact: Urbano Castellanos

Email: cavolvenca@yahoo.com

Primary International Partner

District: 5320

Rotary Club of: Newport Beach

Primary Contact: Steve Bender

Email: steve@stevebender.net

Project Status

Need $77,638
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Project listed for the 2023-24 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





District 4380 DDF





Newport Beach (5320)





Remaining Amount to Raise

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Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation






Note: as of July 1, 2015 there is a 5% additional support fee for cash contributions. This fee does not appear in the financials above because it does not apply if the funds are sent directly to the project account (without going through TRF, and therefore without Paul Harris credit). Clubs sending their cash contribution to TRF must be aware they will have to send an additional 5%.

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System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.


System Entry

System Entry: Pledge of $3,000 by Steve Bender of the Rotary Club of Newport Beach, District 5320.

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