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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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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Ordre de Malte France

Originating from the oldest charitable organisation in the world, the Order of Malta France (OMF) is an association formed in 1927 and recognised as a non-profit organisation since 1928. OMF has always been hospitalier, with a mission to accommodate, assist and care for those weakened by life, and to train their caregivers.

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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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