To make a positive impact on the health of people in developing countries in Africa and the Caribbean.
To support ongoing health initiatives in Africa and the Caribbean by supplying critically needed surplus medical supplies, hospital equipment and humanitarian provisions.
We do this by collecting no longer wanted supplies from the healthcare, corporate and private communities and sending them to our partner organizations on the ground.
accomplishments to date:
$26,000,000 worth of medical and humanitarian supplies shipped and airlifted abroad
6,000,000 pounds of medical and humanitarian supplies shipped abroad
1,200,000 pounds of supplies sent to the Philippines immediately after Typhoon Haiyan, to Haiti and Japan in the wake of their respective earthquakes and to Pakistan after its devastating floods in 2012.
4500 patients treated in Afya clinics in Port au Prince, Haiti since the 2010 earthquake
720 adaptive building projects completed by Afya builders in our patients’ homes in Port au Prince since 2011
53 African, Caribbean, Latin American and Asian countries that Afya has worked in to support local health missions
33 Haitian men and women employed by Afya as rehab techs and adaptive builders in Port au Prince