A New Clinic school children - Dutsi til volunteers and staff clinic waiting room

Surmang Foundation

Org #943
Vetted since 2008 Site Visit Verified
1988
year founded
$184,992
raised on GlobalGiving
15
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

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)

A New Clinic
China / Child Protection
A New Clinic
Project Leaders
Ralph Allen
Ralph Allen
Lee Weingrad
Lee Weingrad
Suzanne Smith
Suzanne Smith
Team
Juliet B Carpenter, Dawn Factor, Ralph Allen, Phuntsok Dongdrup, Edward Sun, Lee M Weingrad, Janis Tse yong-jee, Sonam Drogha, Scott Kronick, Songdrup Tsering, Mikko Lan, Suzanne Smith, Lyle Weinstein, Wenjing Wang, Dinesh Mistry
Organization Information
5963 Brandywine Ct
Boulder, CO 80301
United States
888-439-9991
Organization Information
5963 Brandywine Ct
Boulder, CO 80301
United States
888-439-9991

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

To Tibet in my Red Porsche

By Lee Weingrad | Executive Director, Surmang Foundation

To Tibet in my red Porsche.In the past two years we’ve continued our work at Surmang providing free health care to some of the most impoverished in China. Unfortunately, Covid had other ideas.... Read the full report ›

Touring Tibet in my red Porsche

By Lee Weingrad, MA | Director, Surmang Foundation

To Tibet in my red Porsche. In the past two years we’ve continued our work at Surmang providing free health care to some of the most impoverished in China. Unfortunately, Covid had other ideas.... Read the full report ›

Lovers In a Dangerous Time

By Lee Weingrad | Director, CEO Surmang Foundation

2021 in East Tibet. “When can we visit Surmang?” again and again I was asked by our patrons in Beijing. 2021 was hardly the year in which I could give an optimistic answer. Everything in... Read the full report ›
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