Basic assistance program

Basic assistance program

Delivering basic assistance such as food, soap, detergents, and disinfectants provides a life line for many families.
Reflections on instilling a sense of hope

Reflections on instilling a sense of hope

What is the difference between having no hope and having hope? Meet Brayan, a 13-year old boy I met when visiting the town of Barranquitas, in Venezuela, in December 2018, the last time I was able to visit. This town is a forsaken, isolated village where in every corner one…
In Solidarity and Gratitude

In Solidarity and Gratitude

Helping in the time of COVID-19 We all know that the most vulnerable sectors of any society are always the worst hit in times of crisis. The arrival of the novel coronavirus has isolated our communities even further. The most vulnerable sectors of any society are always the worst-hot in times of…
Factor-H and Fundación Habitat LUZ from Maracaibo start working together

Factor-H and Fundación Habitat LUZ from Maracaibo start working together

MEETING BETWEEN THE MARACAIBO PATIENT ASSOCIATIONS, FACTOR-H AND FUNDACION HABITAT LUZ … THE BEGINNING OF OUR EFFORTS TO BRING CHANGE TO THE COMMUNITIES MOST AFFECTED BY HD IN THE WORLDHappy New Year 2018!On Monday December 11th, we held an all-day meeting in the offices of Fundacion Habitat Luz, a Maracaibo,…

Donations are delivered to the suffering communities in Maracaibo - thanks to the Barcelona patients' association UEFH

As the country of Venezuela spins out of control and people run out of food and medication, the most significant communities affected by Huntington’s disease in Maracaibo are starving. According to our friend and collaborator Dr. Ernesto Solis, a resident of Maracaibo and a tireless advocate of the families affected…

New donations reaching families in El Dificl and San Angel, Colombia, via Funcovulc

Our work keeps progressing, albeit slowly, to assist impoverished families in Colombia and Venezuela. With the help of several small donations from pharmaceutical and biotech companies working in the field of HD, we were able to gather some resources to finalize our aid programs in 2016. Thank you to those…

Final delivery of donations for AcolpEH in 2016

Janeth Mosquera and her team at AcolpEH work tirelessly for the benefit of the families living wiht HD in Bogota, Medellin and Choco, among other regions of Colombia.Factor-H has been working with AcolpEH for over 3 years now. One of the programs we started a couple of years ago was…

Clothes get delivered to communities in need - thank you friends for supporting Factor-H efforts

Finally, we were able to donate more than 500 pounds of clothes for the Colombian communities. DHL sent the boxes free of charge to Factor-H, courtesy of Conexion Colombia, an NGO who financed the shipment. The clothes were sent to El Dificil (Magdalena State), Juan de Acosta, Bogota, Medellin, and…

Examples of Families Identified to Receive Aid

Recently we visited affected people in the following towns/communities to understand their needs: El Dificil, San Angel (Magdalena), Juan de Acosta and Barranquilla (Atlantico), Medellin and Bogota. We introduced Factor-H to these communities, as well as to spoke to the local health officials and government authorities. It was a 4…