Chagas Disease

Chagas disease is a silent killer among the poor in Bolivia. It is transmitted by the Vinchuca insect, which thrives in adobe walls and thatched roofs, common materials used in Bolivian homes. The parasite enters the victim’s bloodstream and can live undetected for decades while quietly destroying their internal organs, especially the heart. If caught

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The Chagas Prevention Project

At CBM we support a range of projects through which you can serve and get involved. Some examples would be at-risk Children, Leadership Training, and Health Care initiatives. While we try to expose teams to many of the different projects we support, this year the majority have served with the Chagas for at least