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POCO a POCO Service Society



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JILL SAMPSON
275 JUDGES ROW
QUALICUM BEACH, BRITISH COLUMBIA V9N1G7
United States

250-752-2545 (Phone)
250-752-7038 (Fax)

Dr. Jill Sampson, Director
275 JUDGES ROW
QUALICUM BEACH, BRITISH COLUMBIA V9N1G7
Canada

250-752-2545 (Phone)
250-752-7038 (Fax)

Type of Organization

Non-Profit
ID: Canadian Charities
Type: canadian


Service Areas

Regions: Central America, Asia
Countries: Guatemala, El Salvador, Phillipines
Specific cities, regions, or groups of people: Antigua, Guatemala
Age Group: Adults, Children
Fees Charged: Yes


Services Provided

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Medical Equipment / Supplies, Education, Funding, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic Fabrication, Medical / Surgical Care, Rehabilitation / Training
There is a facility/physical building for patient care at the specified location.
Accomodations for volunteers near or at the specified location.


Needs

Financial Assistance

Volunteers: Prosthetists, Orthotists, Technicians, Therapists, Other: SPOUSE

Materials, Components, and Equipment: New, Disassembled, Equipment, Used, Medical Supplies


General Background Information

Historical Information
Founded in 1993 by JILL SAMPSON
Total volunteers to date: 1000+
Annual average volunteer participation: 100
Total recipients of care to date: 1000's
This organization has a business/financial relationship with another Non-Profit organization.
     Name: TRANSITIONS FOUNDATION OF GUATEMALA
     Address: PO BOX 669004, (A-146) MIAMI SPRINGS, FL 33266 ( TRANSITIONS@CONEXION.COM.GT )


Financial Information
Organization provides funding for volunteers.
Volunteer needs to raise individual funds for all expenses.
Currently and Historically, the organization's funding and contributions have come from:
        Government: 0%
        Individuals: 80%
        Personal: 15%
        Other: ROTARY 5%


Mission Statement
Our goal is to provide a variety of quality medical, surgical, paramedical, and dental care for children and some adults, regardless of race, religion, or political affiliation, who could not otherwise afford treatment they need. We also work towards enhancing the capabilities of professionals in the countries in which we work. We encourage Canadians to become involved in service projects both at home and abroad.


Additional Information & Comments

250-951-9322-cell

CANADIAN CHARITY

GUATEMALA TRANSITIONS

David Evans, Vietnam vets org. lives in Guat
1 MONTH COMMITTMENT FOR ORTHOTISTS/ PROSTHETISTS



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