How to Donate
Secure online financial donations can be made via paypal to email@example.com or buy clicking on the button “donate” below. For donations within El Salvador please contact treasurer Efraim Antonio Mendez Solis 2133 0000. U.S.A. donations can be made in the name of Salvamento Donations at any Bank of America.
In order to continue improving our medical service for the Salvadoran community, the Comandos de Salvamento are accepting donations such as medicine, ambulance equipment, minor surgery equipment, climbing gear or financial donations via paypal that will go towards equipment and projects. If you would like to donate to our institution please communicate with us with a detailed list of what can be donated. Used equipment is not a problem. We will utilize whatever you can donate. Our Search and Rescue team, the “UDR” are thankful to have received a Jaws of Life but we are always on the lookout for other extrication gear that our rescue crew can give to outlying bases and teach them to use.
If you are an English speaker, we have international staff that can assist in your collaboration or if you have any questions about the culture and work of “comandos” please write us at @ firstname.lastname@example.org The following is a list of needed equipment and medicine.
Hemostats-Murphy, o-ring, Mayo, curved, straight, textured and un textured pinchers, suture needles, surgery scissors-mayo, straight, stitch removal, kidney deposits, sterile equipment containers, autoclaves.
Chrome and Silk
Cotton, Gauze, surgical tape, bandages, (lidocaine), Liquid soap, iodine.
Antibiotics, Analgesics, antipyretics, anti-inflammatories, anti-allergic, multi vitamins, oral and intervenious hydration fluids, topical creams, (hydrocortisones) cream anti-biotics opthomological medicine, eye drops.
SEARCH and RESCUE
Extrication Equipment, for more info please contact SAR leader Roberto Pacheco.
Gloves, Cervical Collars, Splints, Traction Femur splints (Sager) Backboards (adult, child) Spider web strap board, litters, Extrication Equipment, Jaws of Life (plus training please,) MAST pants, multi use scissors.
First aid equipment such as, suction, artificial breathing equipment, AMBU bags, face masks, oxygen equipment, nasal canulas, oralpharangeals, AED Automated defibrillators, stethoscopes, blood pressure tensionometers.
MOUNTAIN AND URBAN RESCUE
High angle synthetic and static cords, figure 8s, descenders and ascenders, harnesses, ankles, caribiners, rescue chairs helicopter litters, backpacks, climbing gloves, helmets, and boots.
Since the founding of the Comandos de Salvamento, the institution has obtained international and national contributions. This solidarity support is very important because the majority of the medical services that the Comandos de Salvamento offer are free.
The organizations that have supported us are the following,
Government of El Salvador 1998- Political Party Christian Democrat 1998-1999 Private Businesses The Salvadoran people by means of public collections Contributing socios
Drake University Iowa 2008-
Peoples Popular Aid, Norway, 1985-2002 ACSUR Las Segovias, Spain 1996-1999 Albuquerque-Santa Fe Community New Mexico USA 1995-2009 Saint Paul Foundation Minnesota, USA 1995-1998 Communities of Washington D.C. 1995 The Salvadoran Community of Minnesota USA 1999 Ayuda Medica para El Salvador from Los Angeles Ca. USA 1987-1992 El Salvador Consulate, Los Angeles Ca.1997 Catholic Relief Services (CRS) 1997-1998 Development Associates USAID 1991-1993 Boston Fire Dept. San Diego Fire Dept.
Medicus Mundi Andalucia
Distrito Sanitario de Granada