Surmang Foundation

We work in a place that is 97% ethnic Khampa Tibetan. Our mission is to promote health among the ultra-poor, those who earn less that US 14/day, in remote Qinghai Province, China. With few roads, cars or electricity, creating access to services is a high priority.Our goal is to create greater access to health care and earlier intervention, applied to mother and child health. He hope to overcome world-record high maternal and infant mortality/morbidity. We have accomplished this with a regional medical center, a model for rural health care delivery among the ultra-poor that is being prototyped in the Yushu Public Health System.

Surmang Foundation
13536 Gold Hill Rd.
Boulder, CO 80302
United States
888-439-9991
http://www.surmang.org

President

Lee Weingrad

Management Team

Deng Haiping, Phuntsok Dongdrup, Janis Tse yong-jee, Sonam Drogha, Chrisine Huang, Christie Huang, Songdrup Tsering, Phuntsok Dongdrup, Sonam Drogha

Board of Directors

Juliet B Carpenter, Shannon Atkeson, Eric Hirsch, Dawn Factor, Ralph Allen, Edward Sun, Lee M Weingrad, Xiao Jiuga, Rachel Lee, Songdrup Tsering, Sonam Drogha, Ada Shen

Project Leaders

Lee Weingrad

Mission

We work in a place that is 97% ethnic Khampa Tibetan. Our mission is to promote health among the ultra-poor, those who earn less that US 14/day, in remote Qinghai Province, China. With few roads, cars or electricity, creating access to services is a high priority.Our goal is to create greater access to health care and earlier intervention, applied to mother and child health. He hope to overcome world-record high maternal and infant mortality/morbidity. We have accomplished this with a regional medical center, a model for rural health care delivery among the ultra-poor that is being prototyped in the Yushu Public Health System.

Programs

Training Township Hospital doctors in obstetrics, emergency medicine, and internal medicine. Building birthing centers. Training community and village health workers as birth attendants and as first responders to acute health care problems in this far away place.

Statistics on Surmang Foundation

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2008: $125,000
  • Annual Budget for 2007: $130,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $150,000
  • Other funding sources: online donations, foundation grants, foreign government grants, corporation CSR grants
  • Religious Affiliation: none

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