THE STORY OF DON FRATTI & THE GERBS OF HOPE
After the unfortunate death of an employees’ young child, Don Gustavo Fratti, of Verdifratti Farms, set out to help not only his workers but all the local Guatemalan children. In 1997 “Dr. Gustavo Castaneda Palacios” was inaugurated as the first pediatric hospital in Zacapa, Guate- mala. Today, the “Hospitalito” as it is called helps over 14,000 patients per year and allows these young children to grow up to live healthy fulfilling lives.