of the South African population annually sustains serious burn wounds. That amounts to 1.6 million cases per year of which 3500 are children … burn victims per year.
The Avela Foundation is a non-proﬁt organisation committed to help children with burn injuries on their road to physical and psychological recovery. Our foundation was inspired by a brave young girl who showed tremendous courage in the face of adversity.
We want to support South African children with burn injuries. Through fund raising, we can assist with their psychological support. This will help them discover their full potential, as recovery is a lifelong rehabilitative process.
Funding will provide for the latest equipment to improve appearance, texture and thickness of their burn scars.
It is also our goal to raise funds to fulfil their special wishes through the Avela #TogetherToGift project.
The Avela Foundation is committed to help raise awareness regarding the difficulties that burn survivors face as well as raising funds to help these kids recover, rehabilitate and discover their …
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South African children (1-14 yrs) die a year from burn related injuries and 75% are fluid related burns.
The Avela Foundation will be summiting the spectacular Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador this May, to raise funds for burn survivors
Pre-Expedition Interview: Catherine from Backabuddy Talks with Avela Foundation’s Cami Palomo Ahead of Mount Cotopaxi Climb for Burn Survivors Help