Welcome to Fostering Aide thru Health Workers Alliance (FAHWA)
Welcome to FAHWA’s web site! FAHWA is a charitable non-profit 501(c)3 organization registered with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). FAHWA sponsors medical missions to (natural and man-made) disaster stricken areas. To date, FAHWA has organized or sponsored medical missions and educational trips in the following countries and islands:
U.S. Virgin Islands
Since 2017, FAHWA has sponsored 25 medical missions and has served over 19,000 patients. All our medical doctors, registered nurses and other medical professionals are volunteers. 454 volunteers have participated in our medical missions from over 700 volunteers in our network.
2023 Philippine Medical and Solidarity Mission – April 2023
Description and rationale of the medical and solidarity mission In the Philippines, health facilities and services remain to be highly urban-centered, inadequate, commercialized and inaccessible to the majority of the Filipino people while health workers have been...
Relief Operation for Odette Typhoon Victims in Cebu
Report from Filipino Nurses United (FNU) Cebu Chapter A disaster relief operation for Odette typhoon victims in Cebu was conducted on January 17-21, 2022. This was done to address the survival and immediate needs of the people after the calamity struck. The...
Guatemala Mission December 2021 a Huge Success!
Congratulations to Organizacion Amancio Samuel Villatoro, Cuban medical brigade, nurses from the U.S. and volunteers for the resonating success of the Guatemala International Medical Mission held in Coatepeque, Quetzaltenango and Santa Catarina, and San Marcos held on...