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.
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 Daniel Project, run by the Asociación Proyecto Daniel Pro Ayuda a Jóvenes con Cáncer y Otras Enfermedades Crónicas (Daniel Project Assisting Young People with Cancer and other Chronic Diseases Association) has been serving more than 300 children in the city of San José for more than 8 years.
The Fundación Pro Unidad de Cuidado Paliativo de Costa Rica is carrying out a project which aims to improve the quality of life of children and young people at the Palliative Care and Pain Management Clinic of the National Children’s Hospital.
The Daniel Project helps to improve the lives of young people suffering from cancer in Costa Rica, using recreational therapy and psychological support.
The Daniel Project provides care to 150 young people between 13 and 25 years of age, suffering from cancer, by offering them psychological, nutritional, health and educational support. The objective is to give them support, share experiences, inspire strength and bring hope.