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Surmang Foundation

Org #943
Vetted since 2008 Site Visit Verified
1988
year founded
$123,602
raised on GlobalGiving
10
years fundraising
0
projects funded

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 15/day, in remote Qinghai Province, China. With few roads, cars or electricity, creating access to services is a high priority. Creating access to quality care is our aim. Our goal is to create greater access to free quality health care and earlier intervention, focused on mother and child health.The main problem is to empower women and girls. Our primary goal is to overcome world-record high maternal and infant mortality/morbidity. The downstream effects of healthy moms and babies impact Tibetan culture, more strongly than re-introducing wolves has resto... read more

Projects (1)

Health Care in Tibet /Yushu
China / Women and Girls
 
Project Leaders
Lee Weingrad
Lee Weingrad
Suzanne Smith
Suzanne Smith
Team
Phuntsok Dongdrup, Lee M Weingrad, Janis Tse yong-jee, Sonam Drogha, Songdrup Tsering, Phuntsok Dongdrup, Suzanne Smith, Lyle Weinstein
Organization Information
5963 Brandywine Ct
Boulder, CO 80301
United States
888-439-9991

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #3656216851
Organization Information
5963 Brandywine Ct
Boulder, CO 80301
United States
888-439-9991

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #3656216851

Project Reports

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Jun 24, 2019
Build the Field and They will Come.
There is a history, a unique history in the very beautiful, sacred, far away place, Surmang, East Tibet. History has often been unkind to Surmang. After I arrived in 1987, there was a spate of...
Mar 25, 2019
We are Made of Dreams: Summer 2019
Dear Friends, [The back story] We depend on your support, the support of individual donors big and small. This project, in its 30th year, proves that it is possible to realize a dream --of healthcare...
Dec 26, 2018
Another Year Over, A New One Just Begun
They make 50¢ a day.They live in one of the most exotic, beautiful remote places in the world: East Tibet, SE Qinghai Province, China.  They have no transportation, public or private and the...
 
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