Tena – Ecuador

Tena_ecuador

 

OUR COMMUNITIES: TENA (MISHUALLI & CHONTAPUNTA), ECUADOR

Tena, located five hours east of Quito in the Napo Province, has a population of ~20,000 people living in small, rural communities. The area is in the heart of the Amazon basin, an incredibly vast system of rivers and tributaries that eventually find their way to the Amazon River. The Napo province differentiates itself from other poor regions in Ecuador because of its disproportionately low access to healthcare, non-existent transportation infrastructure to and from many communities, and poor educational resources

 

OUR PARTNERs: STADLER RICHTER HOSPITAL & PATRONATO

Timmy’s programming in the Amazon Basin relies on collaboration with two partner organizations: Stadler Richter Hospital and Patronato – the local government of the Napo Province. Patronato provides trucks and other transportation services to and from hard to reach communities and serves as a liaison between Timmy and the local ministry of health. Stadler Richter provides patient referral services including labs, x-rays, and minor surgeries to the many indigenous communities that our health programs reach.

Our Outreach

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Medical Service
Trips
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Patient Referral
Program
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Employed Local
Physicians
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Community Health
Workers
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Women’s
Health
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Safe Water
Initiative
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Vision
Services
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Dental
Services

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