Mother and Child health 9 Days in Labor, (in the Chicago Tribune) Tashi, first person I met in my first visit, 1987 Health Care in Tibet /Yushu

Surmang Foundation

Org #943
Vetted since 2008 Site Visit Verified
1988
year founded
$184,515
raised on GlobalGiving
13
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)

Health Care in Tibet /Yushu
China / Gender Equality
 
Project Leaders
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

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Aug 2, 2022
To Tibet in my Red Porsche
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....
May 27, 2022
Touring Tibet in my red Porsche
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....
Jan 31, 2022
Lovers In a Dangerous Time
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...
 
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