We want to collaborate towards the country’s happiness
This Central American republic of just under five million inhabitants boasts one of the most consolidated democratic systems in the world. It also boasts having abolished the army in 1948 and having been recognized for several consecutive years as the happiest country by the Happy Planet Index, published by the New Economics Foundation.
The objective of the Daniel project is to create a support structure of economic, social and medical services specifically targeted at young people between the ages of 13 and 25 who are suffering from cancer and other chronic diseases.
The Daniel Project Association provides a suitable space in hospitals for young people fighting cancer. In addition, they provide financial support to families who are unable to pay for medicine, food supplements and transport to the treatment centers.
The situation of many children, who are suffering from serious illnesses or are in a terminal state, is made worse when the patients have a difficult home environment, with scarce economic resources, low educational levels and dysfunctional factors such as violence within the family or drug addiction. The shelter project Albergue San Gabriel Shelter of the Fundación Pro Unidad de Cuidado Paliativo is concerned with improving the quality of life for 2750 patients.
Pro Unidad de Cuidado Paliativo works to improve the quality of life of children and young people who are hospitalized
The Fundación Pro Unidad de Cuidado Paliativo works to improve the quality of life of children and young people undergoing treatment at different medical centers in Costa Rica.