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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.

WHAT IS GERBS OF HOPE?

Gerbs of Hope are Premium Quality, fresh-cut, short-stem Gerbera Daisies.

Grown year round in Guatemala by Verdifratti Farms and the Fratti family.

For each box of Gerbs of Hope sold, a portion of the proceeds go to improving the health of Guatemalan children.

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1 BOX HELPS 2 KIDS

1 BOX HELPS 2 KIDS

Each box sold, improves the health of a Guatemalan kid.
Guatemalan Grown

Guatemalan Grown

Grown year round at Verdifratti Farms in Guatemala.
Premium-Quality Gerberas

Premium-Quality Gerberas

Vibrant colors for any occasion
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WHY GERBS OF HOPE?

The proceeds of Gerbs of Hope goes to the Wind of Hope Foundation also known as Foundation Semillas de Esperanza, which fully supports the children’s hospital.  Dr. Gustavo Castaneda Palacious which provides access to healthcare and proper nutrition to underprivileged children of Guatemala.

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BY THE NUMBERS

The foundation and Dr. Gustavo Castaneda Palacios have already helped a large amount of Guatamalen children.
Here are the numbers.

Pediatrics

3152

Patients Attended

General Medicine

3012

patients attended

Dermatology

2292

patients attended

Nutrition

1416

patients attended

Summer Camp

200

patients attended

Support Services

  • X-Ray
  • Ophthalmology
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Laboratory
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology

WHAT’S IN THE BOX

Every box of Gerbs of Hope is packed in a standard 41x10x5 (Quarter Box).
Packed with 120 Premium Quality, fresh-cut, Gerbera Daisies.

Each gerbera is individually protected with a straw on the stem, and a perforated mesh cup around the head.
Gerbs of Hope are short-stemmed Gerbera Daisies, approximately 30-40 cm stem length. Perfect for floral designs and bouquets!

Color assortment may vary, however, each box of Gerbs of Hope contains 4-6 farm assorted colors including Pinks, Yellows, Oranges, Reds, and more.

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THE GERBS

Beautiful, short stemmed, Guatemalan Gerbera Daisies.

30-40

 

cm long

120

 

stems per box

4-5

 

colors per box

3.5

 

inch head size

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Gerbs of Hope is exclusively distributed by

Jet Fresh Flower Distributors in Miami, FL.

 

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