2006-778

2006-778
Credit: 
© 2005 Preetha Iyengar, Courtesy of Photoshare
Photographer: 
Preetha Iyengar
Location: 
Quito
Ecuador
EC
Date taken: 
December 31, 2005
Project: 
2006 Photoshare Photo Contest
Known Person: 

Caption

A free bag of vitamins brings out smiles in these children who just visited a free medical clinic in Quito, Ecuador. The clinic is part of a student-run group called The Quito Project whose aim is to improve the health, education, and well-being in the underserved and politically under-represented communities of Quito. Malnourishment is a major problem for the children living in poverty in the villages here, and giving them a vitamin supply that will provide them with enough iron stores for one year is a small step in the right direction to helping these children thrive.

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