Uruguayan Red Cross

A ray of sunshine for Uruguay’s HIV+ children

A ray of sunshine for Uruguay’s HIV+ children

A summer camp organized by the Uruguay Red Cross and a non-governmental organization is providing a moment of relief and happiness to children living under double weight of HIV and poverty.

Vegetable gardens reduce risk in Uruguay

Vegetable gardens reduce risk in Uruguay

Soñora is known locally as “the island”, because whenever the Conventos stream that separates this community from the nearby town of Melo overflows or there is a flood, it is completely cut off.

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Avenida 8 de Octubre, 2990
11600 Montevideo

Contact Information:

Tel: (598) (2) 480 21 12
Fax: (598) (2) 480 07 14
Email: presidencia@cruzroja.org.uy

Language of correspondence: Spanish


  • Presidenta: Sra Ximena PARDO CASARETTO
  • Director Ejecutivo Nacional: Lic. Ramiro LIESEGANG
  • Volunteering National Director: Lic. Leonardo GONZALEZ
  • Youth National Director: Ms. Carolina CARRETERO
  • Risk Management and Disaster Response National Director: Mr. Alvaro GRAMAJO
  • Health National Director: Dra. María José CASTRO
  • Communications National Director: Mr. Andres CORCOL

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