Our Impacts

Since its foundation in 1991, Fondation OLO has helped over 200,000 babies be born healthy. Every year, we help 15,000 families in need in Quebec.

Thanks to a number of evaluations that have been carried out, we can identify several positive results throughout children’s lives.

Fondation OLO | Positive impacts on children

Results starting in
pregnancy

  • Access to healthy foods and vitamins
  • Development of trust-based relationships between parents and OLO workers
  • Easier access to healthcare and community resources
  • Better eating habits
  • Improved nutritional education
  • Families who feel listened to, encouraged and equipped

Observable results at
time of birth

  • Fewer babies with a low birth weight
  • Reduction in developmental delays
  • Less postpartum anemia
  • More breastfeeding
  • Less postpartum depression

Many long-term
benefits

  • Stronger parenting skills
  • Better eating habits
  • Improved parent-child attachment
  • Enhanced child development at all levels
  • Reductions in obesity and chronic illness
  • Better chances of succeeding at school

The approach used by Fondation OLO has stood the test of time. Research has shown its usefulness and effectiveness. Take a look at our OLO Babies page to see a few of the babies we helped come into this world healthy.

 

Fondation OLO | Thanks to your donations in the last 25 years, 200,000 Quebec babies were born healthier