Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC)

Founded in 1999, Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) is a healthcare organisation based in Siem Reap, one of the poorest provinces in Cambodia.

AHC was established to fill an urgent gap in paediatric care for the Cambodia’s most vulnerable children who otherwise would not be able to access these services. At AHC, patients receive respectful, equal and ethical treatment seven days a week.

All treatment provided at AHC is free of charge and extra support including transport and food is provided for families living in extreme poverty.
AHC’s vision: All Cambodian children have access to high quality, compassionate care wherever they live and whatever their ability to pay.
AHC’s mission: to improve healthcare for all Cambodian children.

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Association Médicale Franco Asiatique

The Franco-Asian Medical Association (AMFA) was formed in 1979 by four French doctors: Professors Alain Patel and Le Bourgeois, Doctors Michel Bléry and Pierre Lasjaunias - under the stewardship of René Descartes - Paris V University.

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CCBRT

Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT) is the largest provider of disability and rehabilitative services in Tanzania.

Since opening in 1994 as a community based rehabilitation organisation identifying patients with preventable blindness for treatment, CCBRT has grown to encompass the country’s largest specialised disability hospital.

Vision
A Tanzania where people have access to quality health services, including maternal and newborn healthcare.

Mission
CCBRT's mission is to become a healthcare social enterprise serving the community and the most vulnerable with accessible, specialised services and development programmes. 

Strategic priorities 2018-2022

  • Becoming an exemplary specialist health care provider with an efficient management system and a culture of continuous improvement that inspires others
  • To work with valued, engaged and committed staff providing highest quality care and achieving excellent client outcome & experience

CCBRT invests in health infrastructures and medical training to lay the foundation for a healthier Tanzania.

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Fondation FondaMental 

Fondation FondaMental is a private entity, created by the French Ministry of Research in 2007.  Its goals are to fight against major psychiatric disorders such as autism spectrum disorders, resistant depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorders.

The action is implemented through a French network of expert centers and research laboratories dedicated to the improvement of psychiatric disorders treatments. 

Psychiatric disorders are a major public health challenge, insufficiently addressed by the French State.

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1001 Fontaines

Since its creation in 2004, 1001 Fontaines has focused its efforts on enabling rural populations to produce safe drinking water locally through the creation of social micro-enterprises.

The three pillars of the model are water quality, accessibility (including affordability for beneficiaries) and sustainability.

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MERCY SHIPS

Mercy Ships is an international humanitarian organization founded in 1978 in Switzerland.
It is active in developing countries, more specifically in Africa since 1990.
Knowing that more than 5 billion people worldwide have no access to surgical interventions, its hospital ships travel in developing countries to offer high level surgical and dental care to those in need. You can watch here a short video on the Mercy Ships’ response to global surgical need.

It's mission:

  • provide highly specialized surgical services and dental care for free
  • strengthen the skills of local medical staff to enable sustainable development of the sector

Mercy Ships is also developing agricultural training programs for families and disadvantaged communities to improve the quality of their food and thus improve their health.
Currently, one hospital ship, the Africa Mercy, is active. The Africa Mercy is the largest non- governmental hospital ship in the world. It is located in Cameroon, serving in a mission from August 2017 to June 2018.

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Natangué Sénégal

Natangué Sénégal is a French association created in 1999. In the wolof language, Natangué means bloom, development, prosperity. It’s main objectives are to fight against poverty, exclusion and child mortality. Natangué Sénégal achieves its mission through better access to education, economic assistance, better health support for pre-school children and sustainable economic development.

Recurrent activities: 

  • the construction of educational facilities accommodating children from preschool to the end of the elementary level, these schools being handed over to the public system
  • the distribution of scholarships for primary and secondary level as well as  for vocational training programs.
  • the creation of vocational schools for out-of-school young girls
  • the creation, in the Natangue school, of support programs for the mothers in the form of alphabetization, vocational training, micro-loans accesses and a worker co-operative
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Ordre de Malte France

Catholic Hospitaller association founded in 1927 which emerged from the oldest charitable organisation in the world.

Mission:

  • Accommodating, assisting and caring for people weakened by disease, disability, exclusion and exile (refugees and migrants); training caregivers and rescue workers.
  • Responding to the pressure and distress of everyday life.
  • Repairing community cohesion and supporting social and professional reintegration. 

Some of our fights against exclusion in France:

  • night-time community patrols: these help to break up the isolation of homeless people, to inform them, direct them or even accompany them to an emergency shelter
  • medical patrols, through a system of mobile medical practices, organised by volunteer medical professionals 

The Order of Malta France performs healthcare, medical training and relief work internationally with the aim of enabling access to good-quality healthcare for all. It relies on a network of hospitals, maternity clinics and health centres. There are five hospitals, 2 maternity clinics and 7 health centres under its direct management.

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Plan International

Founded in 1937, Plan International is one of the world’s leading organizations for children with more than 80 years of experience in the field. It strives to advance children’s rights and equality for girls all over the world. Plan International recognizes the power and potential of every single child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected. Plan is active in 71 countries and have reached 17.1 million girls and 15.5 million boys in 2016.

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Shining Hope for Communities

SHOFCO was created in 2004 by the Kenyan Kennedy Odede, who grew up in Kibera, one of the largest slums in Africa where he experienced extreme poverty, violence, lack of opportunity, and deep gender inequality. The action started with the Kibera’s first free school for girls.
As the cause of extreme poverty is not a singular issue, but rather a complex web of systems and barriers, SHOFCO provides thoughtfully designed services to individuals residing in urban slums in Kenya.

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