Venezuela: 2022 Holidays

Venezuela: 2022 Holidays

Today, Monday December 26, 2022, was a beautiful day in San Luis, in Maracaibo. Everything started early today … the work of shopping for the Christmas events, packing, and ordering everything to get it organized for all the children we sponsor. Then, we packed our truck, filled to the brim…
2022HDLatam Conferences Day 1-C3: Selene Capodarca - Global Project Manager for Enroll-HD

2022HDLatam Conferences Day 1-C3: Selene Capodarca - Global Project Manager for Enroll-HD

From October 19 to 21, Factor-h organized in Barranquilla, Colombia, the 2022 Huntington Latin American Conference with the presence of 35 speakers, among them scientists, researchers, experts in different health fields, HD associations, patients, and families. In her conference on the 19th, Selene Capodarca, an associate of Factor-H and the Enroll-HD Global…
2022HDLatam Conferences Day 1-C2: Dr. Claudia Perandones

2022HDLatam Conferences Day 1-C2: Dr. Claudia Perandones

From October 19 to 21, Factor-h organized in Barranquilla, Colombia, the 2022 Huntington Latin American Conference with the presence of 35 speakers, among them scientists, researchers, experts in different health fields, HD associations, patients, and families. In her conference on the 19th, Factor-h’s co-founder Dra. Claudia Perandones, spoke about the “Relevance of…
2022HDLatam Conferences Day 1: Ignacio Muñoz Sanjuan

2022HDLatam Conferences Day 1: Ignacio Muñoz Sanjuan

From October 19 to 21, Factor-h organized in Barranquilla, Colombia, the 2022 Huntington Latin American Conference with the presence of 35 speakers among them scientists, researchers, experts in different health fields, HD associations, patients, and families. In his Welcome conference on the 19th, Factor-h’s President and founder, neuroscientist Ignacio Muñoz…
Dancing with Art

Dancing with Art

Carmen arrived very quietly and took a seat at a table with a huge blank piece of paper, several brushes and other things that she had never used. She waited quietly, absorbed in the white of the paper, waiting for the others to take her place, and for her question…
32 volunteers working back in Barranquitas!

32 volunteers working back in Barranquitas!

On Saturday May 21, 52 volunteers from Factor-H where in Maracaibo, Venezuela, giving medical assistant to kids and patients with Huntington Disease.
Video: Last day of the year donation...

Video: Last day of the year donation...

Today is the day. 2021 has not been an easy year. But for people with HD in Latin America things were much more difficult. We end the year with a last-day donation campaign based on hope. The hope we bring together to the HD families from South America. Emmy Award…
Diary of a Dr. from Maracaibo in Barcelona / Diario de un Dr. de Maracaibo en Barcelona (II)

Diary of a Dr. from Maracaibo in Barcelona / Diario de un Dr. de Maracaibo en Barcelona (II)

Getting acquinted with Barcelona. / Conociendo y adaptándome a Barcelona. To be in Barcelona is to be in a multicultural city. After the restrictions with Covid-19, little by little the city has opened its doors to thousands of tourists who visit it every day and, therefore, I have been able…
The microcredit program aims to help families escape the poverty cycle

The microcredit program aims to help families escape the poverty cycle

Merriam-Webster Definition of Microfinance: “Financial services especially in the form of microloans provided to impoverished individuals and groups in poor and developing regions.” For Factor-H, microfinance is more than just a financial service. It is a tool to empower members of the disadvantaged HD communities, helping them become more resilient…
CASA DIGNIDAD - a day center for Barranquitas

CASA DIGNIDAD - a day center for Barranquitas

C.A.S.A DIGNIDAD – A HOUSE FOR ALL by Marina Kauffman, president of Fundación Habitat LUZ The first time I went to Barranquitas, I was impressed by the beauty of its surroundings. A hidden place, almost untouched, to which an unfinished path leads but full of visual surprises. To see lagoons…
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