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Surmang Foundation

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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 / Gender Equality
Project Leaders
Lee Weingrad
Lee Weingrad
Suzanne Smith
Suzanne Smith
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
Organization Information
5963 Brandywine Ct
Boulder, CO 80301
United States

Project Reports

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Oct 4, 2021
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Feb 3, 2021
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I’m not a young man — so I’ve seen a lot of years. I don’t know what 2021 will bring, but 2020 was as close to a Ray Bradbury novel as I care to get. At the end of January...
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