With your support, we save lives in the toughest and most difficult parts of the world.
Since our start in the 1960s, we’ve understood that to put health in reach for the world’s most vulnerable — once and for all — we need to improve entire systems.
From medicine and vaccinations to prenatal care and nutrition support, when the right systems are in place, women, men and children get the care they need. And health care workers get the equipment and supplies they need to protect themselves and save lives.
We are most often the first, only or last remaining aid for the families we serve. And we stay until our support is no longer needed.
We work alongside the communities we serve with local organizations because we know that a locally owned approach is the best way to deliver care where it is needed most and help people stay healthy.
Over six decades, we have built an extensive network of trusted partners across the Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Our expert team has helped end outbreaks, wipe out diseases, save the lives of countless mothers and babies, and established health care systems where there were none.
But the need is still tremendous. Our work is not done until everyone, everywhere has the health care they need. We can’t do it without you.
Where We Work
We work where economies and infrastructure are weak. This year alone, your generosity is reaching vulnerable communities in 21 countries.
COVID-19 update: The pandemic left no country unaffected. We quickly integrated COVID-19 prevention and treatment into all our programming and launched new efforts where needs were greatest.
Democratic Republic Congo*
* COVID-19 prevention and treatment programming in addition to broader health programming.
Asia and Middle East