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Dr.Payasonrisa Foundation

  • By Dulce Cárdenas · Paraguay, Americas

 

Dr.Payasonrisa Foundation

Main aim of the charity

Their mission is: "Plant the seed of laughter throughout Paraguay" The objective of the foundation is to extend the work of the "hospital to hospital" and that in every corner of our country there are more people who wish to make this volunteering from the heart CARRYING JOY TO THE HOSPITALS. of stimulation to the hospitalized patient, in this way prepare more "Doctors of laughter" 

How the employee got involved and why

As a child my parents taugth my the value of solidarity and love to anyone who needs it. When I was 15 years old, my older sister was diagnosed with cancer (Hodgkin's lymphoma). We’ve been through that difficult situation with my family and then I found ''Dr. Payasonrisa", I felt very identified and happy with the purposes they have not only with the patients but with the familys, the environment that should be the motivation to make it more bearable.

What work does the employee do for charity?

The "Payasonrisa Foundation" focuses on the health field and are inspired by the life of Hunter Doherty "Patch" Adams. The Foundation" started 8 years ago with 3 people and currently there are more than 650 volunteers covering 3 cities. We as volunteers donate our time and resources to achieve compliance with all visits. Humanization workshops are also held for health personnel and doctors.

What impact would winning have on the charity?

Fulfill the big dream of the foundation is to have a "Paya centro" which would be a headquarters, a physical space for permanent training for "Dres Payasonrisas", workshops for health personnel and humanization that is a critical point to strengthen in our country. , artistic activities, to strengthen self-esteem, a space containment for family members and people who spend long stays in a hospital, with specialists such as psychologists, psychopedagogues, nutritionists, etc. Where the great goal is to transform the hospital stay into something positive, where laughter and joy are part of life.

What impact would winning have on the employee?

It will be very gratifying for me to be able to help realize the great dream of the foundation of having a physical space where patients, family and friends can have a containment even more now according to my experience that if it wasn’t for my mother who was the person who did not allow my sister and my family to get down. And seeing my sister today after 12 Married and with a daughter , I thank God for giving me the strong mother that I’ve. That’s why it seems very important to me what this organization is doing because facing these problems with the right attitude makes a difference in many cases reversing the situation since it is scientifically proven that emotions have an impact on physical health. That is why it seems super important what this organization is doing because facing these problems with the right attitude makes a difference in many cases reversing the situation since it is scientifically proven that emotions have an impact on physical health. I also consider that it would leave the reputation of the company high in collaborating with this organization, and in particular I am already very proud to be part of the great yellow machine that as well as investing also gives back to society with activities like these.

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