NY Business Latin - The Annual Friends of Lead Free Children Humanitarian Mission to D.R.
The Nutrition for Life Health Program in the Dominican Republic, assist high risk pregnant women in having healthier babies. The original goal of the program was to protect the developing fetus from Lead exposure. The high risk pregnant women living in the Lead toxic environment of Haina had Lead stored in their bones and Lead was everywhere in their environment.
The program was a huge success, with healthy babies being born in the “world’s most toxic Lead site”according to a United Nations Study. The program was expanded each year throughout the country, to become the Largest private health program in the Dominican Republic.