Providing medical care to underprivileged patients in Latin America
More than 7,000 treated and 20,000 consulted since 1985
96 cents out of every dollar goes directly to benefit people in need of medical treatment

Our Mission

Medical Aid for Children of Latin America (MACLA Inc.) treats patients with physical deformities such as cleft lips and palates, burn scar contractures, and soft tissue deformities. Since 1985, more than 3,000 physicians, nurse anesthetists, and nurses have volunteered their time and talent to work with financially underprivileged patients in the Dominican Republic, Bolivia, and other third-world countries.

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True patient stories

Stories of Hope

Read the stories of some of our patients to discover the remarkable impact MACLA Inc. has on the lives of those in impoverished Latin American communities.

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Donate to MACLA Inc.

Your donation helps families in need of medical care!

Our annual budget ranges from $170,000 to $240,000, and 90% is received from private donors. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to provide medical care to underprivileged children in Latin America.

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