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

Dominican Republic






Puerto Rico




Since 2017, FAHWA has sponsored 24 medical missions and has served over 18,000 patients. All our medical doctors, registered nurses and other medical professionals are volunteers. 447 volunteers have participated in our medical missions from over 700 volunteers in our network.

Recent News

Urgent Funds to Fight COVID 19 and Hunger in Guatemala

[Solicitud en español abajo] Your donations will go towards assembling packs of immediate necessities and facilitating rapid distribution to over 500 families in several struggling communities in Guatemala. Each pack will contain staple foods, COVID 19 preventative...

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NYRN Disaster Relief in Bahamas

NYRN Disaster Relief in Bahamas

Six nurses, members of NYSNA and Dr. Michael Touger just returned from the Bahamas after four days of Medical Mission at the Great Abaco Island. Hurricane Dorian first hit the Abaco Islands as a Category 5 storm with 185 mph winds. That ties it for the strongest...

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Mexican Border Medical Mission-October, 2019

Mexican Border Medical Mission-October, 2019

In October A team of 7 nurses members of NYSNA and one doctor concerned about the migrants' health, traveled to the border cities of Reynosa and Matamoros, to provide free medical assistance to 275 patients from different parts of the world, waiting in Mexico for a...

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