The Simón Bolívar Foundation categorically rejects the false accusations made by representatives of Maduro on Friday, Jan. 12 regarding the Simón Bolívar Foundation, its purpose and charitable activities.

The facts about the Foundation and its impactful work may be found at Those interested can also review the Foundation’s latest annual report for details on its 2022 charitable activities to understand its guiding mission and to learn about the grant programs and activities. The 2023 charitable programs are also posted on the website, including information on signed grant agreements covering donated funds from the Foundation for charitable programs that are estimated to benefit more than 280,000 vulnerable Venezuelan people and others in need. Both the 2022 annual report and the information provided regarding the 2023 charitable activities show associated budget levels. Additionally, as stated in the past, the Foundation’s annual tax returns are accessible on the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website.

Today and every day, the Simón Bolívar Foundation remains committed to its mission: improving the health of vulnerable individuals affected by disaster, conflict and poverty, with special attention to mothers and children in and from Venezuela.