Friends of Shirati
Rating: 5 stars 1 review
Issues: Education, Health, International, Philanthropy, Economic Development, Microfinance
Location: P.O. Box 10903 Lancaster PA 17605 USA
Mission: provides medicines, Medical supplies, and equipment to Shirati hospital. Also provides educational assistance for employees and assistance for community projects
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The Friends of Shirati organization supports Shirati Hospital and Shirati Nursing School in Tanzania East Africa. Friends of Shirati is managed by all volunteers including the Executive Director. The current Board of Directors and the financial contributors are the same persons volunteer doctors, nurses, nurse educators, hospital administrators, and development persons who lived and worked at Shirati Hospital since its founding in 1936. In 2005 Friends of Shirati was registered as a 501 C 3 organization and since that time they have provided Shirati Hospital with $32,000 per year for medicine and medical supplies, a new stand-by generator, dug 2 wells, surgical lights, a new digit Siemens x-ray machine, a new infusion unit and bicycles for HIV/AIDS counselors. Friends of Shirati is also looking to expand the the Shirati Nursing School and replacing an asbestos roof. The management and financial supporters are truely dedicated to the betterment of health services and nursing education at Shirati Hospital in Tanzania East Africa.
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